Minister Welcomes First Meeting Of Early Childhood Expert Reference Panel

Minister Welcomes First Meeting Of Early Childhood Expert Reference Panel

22 February 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Children Nicole Manison Putting Territory Children And Families First Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is delivering on its election commitment to improve the lives of Territory children and make generational change. Minister for Children Nicole Manison today welcomed the first meeting of the Early Childhood Expert Reference Panel in Darwin. […]

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Minister Announces Tender For Alice Springs Supported Accommodation Units

Minister Announces Tender For Alice Springs Supported Accommodation Units

31 January 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerald McCarthy New Supported Accommodation To Prevent Homelessness In Alice Springs Victor P Taffa Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy today announced Anglicare NT had been awarded the tender to manage 22 supported-accommodation units at 103-105 Bloomfield St, Alice Springs. Mr. McCarthy said the Northern […]

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Minister Announces Huntington’s Disease Trust

Minister Announces Huntington’s Disease Trust

25 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Racing and Gaming Brendon Grylls Young People Affected By Huntington’s Get Helping Hand Victor P Taffa Gaming Community Trust to provide $283,569 to Huntington’s WA youth project Project will provide positive role models and support for youth impacted by Huntington’s disease New focus on young people at risk of Huntington’s in […]

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Construction Starts At Port Hedland Respite House

Construction Starts At Port Hedland Respite House

21 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Housing Brendon Grylls Western Australia Minister for Disability Services Donna Faragher Port Hedland Respite House Construction Begins Victor P Taffa Housing Minister turns first sod on construction of Pilbara holiday respite facility Local community acknowledged for significant contribution to the project People with disability across the Pilbara to benefit from respite […]

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RSPCA Receives Grant For Facility Upgrades

RSPCA Receives Grant For Facility Upgrades

17 January 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Tails Wagging After RSPCA Grant Victor P Taffa Some of the Territory’s most unfortunate dogs will have a fortunate start to 2017 with bigger kennels and an exercise yard, thanks to a $50,000 Animal Welfare grant awarded to the RSPCA. Ken Vowles, Minister for Primary […]

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Survey Shows Over Half Of Single Parents Are Employed

Survey Shows Over Half Of Single Parents Are Employed

12 January 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Over Half Of Single Parents Are Employed Victor P Taffa Over half (363,200 or 59 %) of one parent families with children or dependent students (aged 15–24 years) had an employed parent in June 2016, according to statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Jennifer Humphrys, Director of […]

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Gunner Govt Provides A Christmas Present To Those In Need

Gunner Govt Provides A Christmas Present To Those In Need

22 December 2016

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Foodbank’s Darwin Christmas Bonus Victor P Taffa Northern Territory (NT) Gunner Government will provide $1.4 Million over five years for Foodbank NT delivering on an election commitment that will provide certainty for the organisation and the invaluable charity work it does. Chief Minister Michael Gunner made the announcement today […]

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Applications For Immediate Work Grants Now Open

Applications For Immediate Work Grants Now Open

11 December 2016

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison $10 Million In Community Grants Now Open Victor P Taffa Applications are now open for the Northern Territory Government’s $10 Million Immediate Work Grants for community and not-for-profit groups, to create work and support local jobs. Not-for-profit organisations can apply for up to 10 jobs completed to a maximum value […]

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Barnett Govt Adapts To Changed Housing Focus For Port Hedland

Barnett Govt Adapts To Changed Housing Focus For Port Hedland

03 December 2016

Western Australia Minister for Housing Brendon Grylls New Lease Of Life For Hedland Key Worker Housing Victor P Taffa Almost 50 homes earmarked for transitional housing for Aboriginal workers 13 properties repurposed for public housing 17 homes available for affordable housing opportunities, including shared equity Liberal National Government has today announced 125 homes that were […]

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Hodgman Govt Supports Festival Of Smiles

Hodgman Govt Supports Festival Of Smiles

27 November 2016

Tasmania Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma More Reasons To Smile For People With Disability Victor P Taffa Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma said the Hodgman Government is committed to supporting people with disability. Today’s event in recognition of International Day for People with Disability (IDPwD) is a great opportunity to increase public awareness […]

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Gaming Machine Cap To Be Fulfilled

Gaming Machine Cap To Be Fulfilled

16 November 2016

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles A Cap On Community Gaming Machines Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Gunner Government has fulfilled a key election commitment, reinstating a cap on the number of gaming machines in community venues.  “After listening to strong community concerns the Gunner Government committed to delivering a cap on community gaming machines before […]

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Derrinallum Celebrates Official Opening Of Mt. Elephant Community Centre

Derrinallum Celebrates Official Opening Of Mt. Elephant Community Centre

08 November 2016

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford Mt. Elephant Community Centre Now Open Victor P Taffa Derrinallum has celebrated the completion of a new community centre and eco-tourism centre that will support a greater range of community activities, drive tourism to the region and help boost the local economy. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle […]

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Premier Officially Opens Tom Fisher House

Premier Officially Opens Tom Fisher House

10 August 2016

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Minister for Housing Colin Holt Western Australia Minister for Child Protection Andrea Mitchell New Inner City Shelter For Homeless Men Victor P Taffa Facility provides accommodation for homeless men in inner Perth Made possible with $5.4 Million in land, capital works and operational funding A new Liberal National […]

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Clyde North Community Centre Construction Gets Underway

Clyde North Community Centre Construction Gets Underway

08 August 2016

Victoria Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio Construction Starts At Clyde North Community Centre Victor P Taffa Work is underway on a much needed family and community centre in Clyde North that will provide a new central hub to deliver key services to local residents. Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio today visited the site […]

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Giles Govt To Provide $2 Million For NGO Sector

Giles Govt To Provide $2 Million For NGO Sector

23 July 2016

Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles Country Liberals Support NGO Sector Victor P Taffa A re-elected Country Liberals Government will provide $2 Million a year to assist not-for-profit and non-government organisations with their governance and business practices. Chief Minister Adam Giles announced the news at his biannual roundtable with NGO’s (Non-governmental organization) in Alice Springs. […]

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Tasmania State Government Steps In To Help With Huon River Floods

Tasmania State Government Steps In To Help With Huon River Floods

23 July 2016

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Supporting Those Affected By Huon River Flood Victor P Taffa Premier Will Hodgman said that the Tasmania Government is stepping in to provide financial assistance to eligible businesses and home-owners affected by the worst floods in Huonville in two decades. “The response of the community was one of great resilience and […]

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Construction Of Parkville Transition Centre Café And Bakery Begins

Construction Of Parkville Transition Centre Café And Bakery Begins

22 July 2016

Acting Victoria Minister for Families and Children Martin Foley Parkville Cafe And Bakery To Help Reduce Reoffending Victor P Taffa The Andrews Government is helping young people in the Parkville Youth Justice Precinct get back on track and turn their lives around by developing skills in baking and hospitality. Construction of the new Parkville Transition […]

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Works Completed On First Of Two New Public Housing Blocks At Katherine

Works Completed On First Of Two New Public Housing Blocks At Katherine

16 July 2016

Northern Territory Minister for Housing Bess Price Seniors Begin Moving Into New Katherine Housing Victor P Taffa Work has finished on the first of two new public housing blocks in Katherine specially built for seniors and people with physical or mobility issues. Minister for Housing Bess Price announced today that the six one-bedroom units in […]

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Giles Govt Announces Funding Boost For Tennant Creek Youth Services

Giles Govt Announces Funding Boost For Tennant Creek Youth Services

09 July 2016

Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles Country Liberals Invest In Tennant Creek Victor P Taffa The Country Liberals Government today announced a $484,000 agreement with Barkly Regional Council to bolster youth services in Tennant Creek. The funding supports council to run the Barkly Youth Centre Program, which provides structured and spontaneous activities to promote positive […]

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Families SA Employees Concerned At Staff Shortages

Families SA Employees Concerned At Staff Shortages

29 June 2016

South Australia Shadow Minister for Child Protection Rachel Sanderson Families SA Must Be Fully Staffed Victor P Taffa The State Opposition are demanding Premier Jay Weatherill ensures Families SA is fully staffed as soon as possible. “We are aware that Families SA has been regularly 200 staff below its 1,900 staffing cap.” Shadow Minister for […]

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