Drafting Of New Workers’ Compensation Statute Approved By McGowan Govt

Drafting Of New Workers’ Compensation Statute Approved By McGowan Govt

15 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations Bill Johnston A Bill To Modernise Workers’ Compensation Victor P Taffa A Bill will be drafted to modernise workers’ compensation legislation Public consultation on development of Bill before introducing to Parliament McGowan Government delivers on election commitment McGowan Government has approved the drafting of a new workers’ […]

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Chief Minister Describes Closing The Gap Report As Disappointing

Chief Minister Describes Closing The Gap Report As Disappointing

13 February 2018

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner A Statement On Closing The Gap Report Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner has described today’s Closing the Gap report as “disappointing” and demonstrating “failure” across the country. Chief Minister Gunner says that after 10-years, the gap is not closing on the majority of issues of importance to […]

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Expressions Of Interest For Second Phase In SAHF Open Until 21 March 2018

Expressions Of Interest For Second Phase In SAHF Open Until 21 March 2018

07 February 2018

New South Wales Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward Second Phase Of Social And Affordable Housing Fund Opens Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has officially opened the Expressions of Interest for the second phase of its Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF), which will deliver up to 1,200 additional social and affordable homes. […]

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Final Round Of Community Benefit Fund Open Until 16 March 2018

Final Round Of Community Benefit Fund Open Until 16 March 2018

06 February 2018

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Final Round Of CBF Grants Before Overhaul Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has opened a final round of Community Benefit Fund (CBF) Grants before the system is overhauled and improved. Attorney-General Natasha Fyles said Territorians want and deserve to live in safe and vibrant communities and the CBF grants […]

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Responsible Gambling Fund Trust Board Members Announced By Minister

Responsible Gambling Fund Trust Board Members Announced By Minister

21 January 2018

New South Wales Minister for Racing Paul Toole Government Bolsters Responsible Gambling Fund Victor P Taffa 9 highly-qualified experts in public health, law, government, business and social research will advise the New South Wales Government on responsible gambling. Minister for Racing Paul Toole said the reconstituted Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF) Trust will play a key […]

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Affordable Housing Report Update Announced By Minister

Affordable Housing Report Update Announced By Minister

21 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma Affordable Housing Strategy Building Momentum Victor P Taffa Preliminary data from the latest Quarterly Affordable Housing report shows continued progress in provision of affordable housing for Tasmanians, Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma said. “Hodgman Government’s $73.5 Million Affordable Housing Action Plan is on track to assisting over […]

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3-Month Pilot Program Underway In Alice Springs

3-Month Pilot Program Underway In Alice Springs

18 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Operation Tjupi-Tjala Is New Pilot Child Protection Program Victor P Taffa A new 3-month pilot program is currently underway in Alice Springs aimed at delivering a more agile response to child protection concerns and to provide an extended after-hours service. Operation Tjupi-Tjala commenced in November 2017 and […]

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Premier Appoints New Commissioners To Lotterywest Board

Premier Appoints New Commissioners To Lotterywest Board

15 January 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan New Commissioners Appointed To Lotterywest Board Victor P Taffa Professor Kingsley Dixon and Elisabeth McLellan appointed to Lotterywest Board of Commissioners New appointments reaffirm State Government’s commitment to strengthening environmental protection and biodiversity conservation Outgoing commissioners Dr. Maria Harries and Garry Trinder thanked by Premier Premier Mark McGowan has today […]

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Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Farewells Outgoing ICARE CEO Vivek Bhatia

Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Farewells Outgoing ICARE CEO Vivek Bhatia

11 January 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Government Thanks Outgoing ICARE CEO Vivek Bhatia Victor P Taffa New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has thanked icare’s outgoing Managing Director & CEO Vivek Bhatia for his years of dedicated work in service of injured workers and road users in New South Wales, following today’s […]

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Youth Justice And Child Protection To Come Under One Agency

Youth Justice And Child Protection To Come Under One Agency

06 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Youth Justice Reforms Take Effect Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s plan for improving youth justice took another important step forward with the final transfer of all responsibilities for youth justice and youth detention to Territory Families. Minister for Territory Families, Dale Wakefield, said that the revised […]

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NDIS Accessibility Changes From 1 January 2018

NDIS Accessibility Changes From 1 January 2018

02 January 2018

Acting Tasmania Minister for Human Services Elise Archer Adults Aged 29-34 To Access The NDIS From January 1 Victor P Taffa From 1 January 2018 the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will help adults aged 29-34 years old participate more in the broader community, giving them and their care givers greater choice and control of […]

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Housing Initiative Announced To Support Those With Mental Illness

Housing Initiative Announced To Support Those With Mental Illness

20 December 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles $3 Million To Support Territorians Living With Mental Illness Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has announced not-for-profit provider Anglicare will administer a $3 Million housing initiative to support Territorians with ongoing mental illness. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said Territorians deserve safe, vibrant and inclusive communities and […]

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Lotterywest Grant Goes To St. Vincent de Paul For Christmas Support

Lotterywest Grant Goes To St. Vincent de Paul For Christmas Support

18 December 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan $1.4 Million Lotterywest Grant To Support Vinnies’ Emergency Relief Work Victor P Taffa Vincent de Paul Society to receive $1.4 Million Lotterywest grant State Government support of the organisation totals $17.8 Million since 1989 Almost 40,000 Western Australians will be assisted by emergency relief program Premier Mark McGowan and Lotterywest […]

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Demand For Homelessness Services Up 3% On Year 2015-16

Demand For Homelessness Services Up 3% On Year 2015-16

17 December 2017

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare One In 84 Australians Accessing Homelessness Services Victor P Taffa More Australians are accessing homelessness services, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Report, Specialist homelessness services 2016–17, shows that in 2016–17, over 288,000 clients were assisted by specialist homelessness services […]

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9 Senior Specialist YOREO’s Graduate From Training

9 Senior Specialist YOREO’s Graduate From Training

13 December 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Specialist Senior YOREO’s to Help Stop Reoffending Victor P Taffa 9 Senior Youth Outreach and Re-engagement Officers (YOREO’s) with new and expanded responsibilities have graduated from training today and will join the Youth Outreach and Re-engagement Teams (YORET), as part of the Territory Government’s overhaul of the […]

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39 % Of Women Prefer To Look After Their Own Children

39 % Of Women Prefer To Look After Their Own Children

12 December 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Childcare Main Barrier To Female Participation Victor P Taffa Caring for children remained the most common perceived barrier to participation in the labour market for women in 2016-17, despite increasing female participation in the labour force, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Data showed there was […]

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Spinal Cord Sufferers Assisted With Lotterywest Grant

Spinal Cord Sufferers Assisted With Lotterywest Grant

07 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Disability Services Stephen Dawson Lotterywest Grant To Support People With A Spinal Cord Injury Victor P Taffa Grant to assist people with a spinal cord injury New accommodation facility to be established in Perth A new accommodation facility to support people with a spinal cord injury will soon be established in […]

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Sirius Building To Go Under The Hammer

Sirius Building To Go Under The Hammer

07 December 2017

New South Wales Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward New South Wales Minister for Finance Services and Property Victor Dominello New South Wales Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts Sirius Building Goes On The Market Victor P Taffa Sirius building is officially on the market, with the proceeds of the sale to provide more […]

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20th Australian Housing Research National Conference To Be Held In Darwin

20th Australian Housing Research National Conference To Be Held In Darwin

03 December 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerald McCarthy Darwin To Host 20th Australian Housing And Urban Research National Conference Victor P Taffa Darwin has been named as the host city for the 20th Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), National Housing Conference. Minster for Housing and Community Development, Gerry McCarthy said the […]

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Gunner Govt To Introduce Seniors Recognition Scheme

Gunner Govt To Introduce Seniors Recognition Scheme

08 November 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Better Scheme For Territorian Pensioner & Carers Victor P Taffa Territory Government is reforming the Northern Territory Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme, to make it fairer, more accessible, and sustainable. Minister for Territory Families, Dale Wakefield today said, from 1 July 2018, there will be 2 new […]

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