South Australia Govt Boosts Whyalla Public Housing Maintenance Projects

South Australia Govt Boosts Whyalla Public Housing Maintenance Projects

21 March 2017

South Australia Minister for Social Housing Zoe Bettison $3.4 Million Public Housing Maintenance Program To Boost Whyalla Economy Victor P Taffa South Australia Government is accelerating $3.4 Million worth of Public Housing maintenance projects in Whyalla to stimulate local employment. “This stimulus project will provide a boost for the city, by providing new employment opportunities […]

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Ozanam House To Be Redeveloped

Ozanam House To Be Redeveloped

18 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Housing Disability and Ageing Martin Foley Work Underway For Ozanam House Victor P Taffa Work is underway at the site of VincentCare’s $44 Million redevelopment of Ozanam House, which provides a mix of homelessness services to Victorians. “We are working to provide Victorians in need with all the support we can to […]

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Demand Continues To Increase On Child Protection Services

Demand Continues To Increase On Child Protection Services

16 March 2017

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare 1 In 33 Children Receives Child Protection Services With Majority Repeat Clients Victor P Taffa Number of children receiving child protection services continues to rise, with almost three-quarters of these children repeat clients, according to new analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Child […]

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Chief Minister Visits The Alice To See Stimulus Package Taking Effect

Chief Minister Visits The Alice To See Stimulus Package Taking Effect

06 March 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Stimulus Injection Into Alice Springs For More Jobs And Better Community Facilities Victor P Taffa Gunner Government’s $10 Million Immediate Work Grants has seen more than $730,000 worth of work injected into Alice Springs so far, creating more jobs for local tradies and small businesses, and improving community facilities. […]

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Gunner Govt Launches New Housing Program

Gunner Govt Launches New Housing Program

02 March 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy More Jobs, Better Housing, Local Control – Room To Breathe Officially Launched Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government’s record $1.1 Billion 10-year housing program took a significant step forward today with a key component Room to Breathe officially launched […]

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Applications For Seniors Week Subsidies Open Until 31 March 2017

Applications For Seniors Week Subsidies Open Until 31 March 2017

01 March 2017

Queensland Minister for Seniors Coralee O’Rourke $100,000 In Seniors Week Funding Up For Grabs Victor P Taffa From today, community organisations and councils across Queensland can apply for subsidies of up to $1,000 to help fund local events during Seniors Week 2017, to be held from 19-27 August. Seniors Minister Coralee O’Rourke said the subsidies […]

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Andrews Govt Invests In New Permanent Carer Helpline

Andrews Govt Invests In New Permanent Carer Helpline

27 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos Better Support And Services For Permanent Carers Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is investing in a new, state-wide permanent carer helpline to provide timely support services when they need it most. Not-for-profit association Permanent Care and Adoptive Families will manage the helpline, with qualified professionals to deliver […]

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Ginna Webster Appointed Deputy Secretary For Children And Youth Services

Ginna Webster Appointed Deputy Secretary For Children And Youth Services

25 February 2017

Tasmania Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma New Deputy Secretary Appointed Victor P Taffa Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to driving reforms that achieve better outcomes for Tasmanians in need. Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma has announced the appointment of a new Deputy Secretary for Children and Youth Services to oversee vital work in […]

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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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