Gunner Govt’s Remote Housing Program To Be Driven By Local Decision Making

Gunner Govt’s Remote Housing Program To Be Driven By Local Decision Making

20 July 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerald McCarthy Gunner Government’s Remote Housing Program And Redfern Statement Victor P Taffa Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy today congratulated The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples for holding the ‘National Indigenous Housing Peak Workshop’ in Adelaide, to improve housing for Aboriginal people. Mr. […]

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Consumers To Be Front And Centre With Package Of Reforms

Consumers To Be Front And Centre With Package Of Reforms

18 July 2017

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean New Plan Puts Consumers First Victor P Taffa Consumers are at the heart of a new plan announced today by the New South Wales Government. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said Consumers First was a package of reforms and initiatives that would put everyday people […]

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Palaszczuk Govt To Reinstate Taxi Subsidy Scheme For NDIS Participants

Palaszczuk Govt To Reinstate Taxi Subsidy Scheme For NDIS Participants

15 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Disability Services Coralee O’Rourke Taxi Subsidy Scheme To Be Reinstated For NDIS Participants Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will reinstate the Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. Minister for Disability Services Coralee O’Rourke said the decision came in response to concerns expressed by some Queenslanders with disabilities […]

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Numbers Of Gaming Machines In Victoria To Be Frozen For 25 Years

Numbers Of Gaming Machines In Victoria To Be Frozen For 25 Years

07 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz Victoria Freezes Pokie Numbers For 25 Years Victor P Taffa Number of gaming machines in Victoria will be frozen for 25 years under reforms being undertaken by the Andrews Government. Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz today announced new gaming machine arrangements […]

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Alice Springs Homelessness Program Launched By Minister

Alice Springs Homelessness Program Launched By Minister

06 July 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerald McCarthy New Program To Help Prevent Homelessness In Alice Springs Victor P Taffa Homelessness services in Alice Springs will today receive a boost when Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy announces a Homelessness Innovation Fund grant to support people into housing. A Territory Government […]

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NAPCAN Funding Increase For Two New Positions In Alice Springs And Darwin

NAPCAN Funding Increase For Two New Positions In Alice Springs And Darwin

14 June 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Renewed Focus On Domestic Violence Prevention Victor P Taffa Territory Government is investing in a ground-breaking domestic violence prevention program that will be delivered across schools and youth detention centres to build stronger and safer communities. Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield said $366,000 is being provided […]

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Savings Of Nearly $1 Million Made During Public Housing Amnesty

Savings Of Nearly $1 Million Made During Public Housing Amnesty

25 May 2017

New South Wales Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward Nearly $1 Million In Annual Rent Income Made During First Half Of Amnesty Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has so far secured nearly $1 Million in annual rent income to spend on improving the social housing system. This has come about as a result […]

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People Reminded Of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 22-28 May 2017

People Reminded Of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 22-28 May 2017

22 May 2017

South Australia Minister for Communities and Social Inclusion Zoe Bettison Impact On Loved Ones The Focus Of This Year’s Responsible Gambling Week Victor P Taffa Responsible Gambling Awareness Week (22-28 May) kicks off today with this year’s theme being ‘family and friends of people impacted by gambling’. Communities and Social Inclusion Minster Zoe Bettison said […]

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Attorney-General Releases 2015 Northern Territory Gambling Prevalence Survey

Attorney-General Releases 2015 Northern Territory Gambling Prevalence Survey

13 May 2017

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Gambling Prevalence Survey Released Victor P Taffa 2015 Northern Territory Gambling Prevalence Survey Report has today been released. Attorney-General Natasha Fyles said the report is the first and largest in a series of documents from Menzies Researcher Dr. Matthew Stevens, to look at gambling in the Territory. “CLP failed to […]

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Minister Presents 2017 Western Australia Volunteer Service Awards

Minister Presents 2017 Western Australia Volunteer Service Awards

07 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Volunteering Mick Murray Western Australia (WA) Volunteer Service Awards Recognise Selfless Contributions Victor P Taffa 104 volunteers honoured at today’s Western Australia Volunteer Service Awards for contributing more than 3,790 years of service to the community Western Australia Volunteering Strategy launched; Thank a Volunteer Day grants open Kingsley woman who has […]

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More Than $25 Million Paid Out Following Aftermath Of Cyclone Debbie

More Than $25 Million Paid Out Following Aftermath Of Cyclone Debbie

03 May 2017

Queensland Minister for Innovation Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch Huge Inter-Agency Effort Pays More Than $25 Million Funds After Cyclone Debbie Victor P Taffa Almost 62,000 payments totalling more than $25 Million have been made in a huge inter-agency effort following the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie, Minister for Innovation Science and the Digital […]

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First Contracts Awarded In Remote Housing Program

First Contracts Awarded In Remote Housing Program

01 May 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerald McCarthy Room To Breathe: First Remote Housing Contracts to Create Jobs for Territorians Victor P Taffa Local jobs for Territorians living in remote Indigenous communities will be created with the first contracts awarded last week for Room to Breathe, part of the Gunner Northern Territory (NT) […]

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Respite House In Kiama Receives Funding Boost

Respite House In Kiama Receives Funding Boost

27 April 2017

New South Wales Member for Kiama Gareth Ward $40,000 Boost For Lions Respite House In Kiama Victor P Taffa Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today presented $40,000 funding to representatives from the Lions Club of Kiama to help them continue to establish a Respite House for carers and their families in Kiama. Mr. Ward […]

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Red Cross Calling Appeal Receives Donation From Premier McGowan

Red Cross Calling Appeal Receives Donation From Premier McGowan

21 April 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Premier Presents $60,000 Donation To Red Cross Victor P Taffa Premier presents Red Cross with a $60,000 donation to the annual Red Cross Calling Appeal Red Cross Calling Appeal is a fundraising event that has been running for more than 69 years Premier Mark McGowan today presented a cheque for […]

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Hodgman Govt Increases Housing Expenditure In 2016-17 Budget

Hodgman Govt Increases Housing Expenditure In 2016-17 Budget

17 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma Affordable Housing Strategy Update Victor P Taffa A key priority of the Hodgman Government is supporting vulnerable Tasmanians in need which is why we are making a huge investment in affordable housing, Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma said. “With the Budget back in balance, under Tasmania’s first […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Pays Out $20 Million To Queenslanders Impacted By TC Debbie

Palaszczuk Govt Pays Out $20 Million To Queenslanders Impacted By TC Debbie

15 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Communities Shannon Fentiman $20 Million Handed Out To Queenslanders Impacted By TC Debbie Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is helping Queenslanders get back on their feet fast after Tropical Cyclone Debbie with more than $20 Million in assistance paid to affected-Queenslanders. Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman said more than 50,000 grants had been […]

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Consultation On Statistics For Volunteering And Giving Open Until 12 May 2017

Consultation On Statistics For Volunteering And Giving Open Until 12 May 2017

09 April 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Have Your Say On Statistics For Volunteering And Giving Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today launched a national public consultation on statistics for volunteering and giving. Consultation will help clarify the data needs of Australian communities and decision-makers for information on volunteering and giving activity. Public consultation, open […]

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Flood Affected Logan And Beenleigh Receives Fresh Food Supplies

Flood Affected Logan And Beenleigh Receives Fresh Food Supplies

08 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni Fresh Food For Flood Affected Areas Victor P Taffa Flood affected Queenslanders in Logan and Beenleigh have received 6 tonnes of vital fresh food thanks to some dedicated volunteers and a Queensland Government funding initiative designed to help people survive homelessness with dignity. SecondBite, a […]

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Immediate Hardship Assistance Grants Available To Those Affected By TC Debbie

Immediate Hardship Assistance Grants Available To Those Affected By TC Debbie

04 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Communities Shannon Fentiman Financial Assistance Rolls Out For People Affected By TC Debbie Victor P Taffa Community recovery efforts are in full swing across the state, with more than 13,000 Queenslanders who have experienced hardship in the wake of Tropical Cyclone (TC) Debbie getting a helping hand. Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman said […]

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Minister Congratulates Achiever Award Winners For 2017

Minister Congratulates Achiever Award Winners For 2017

30 March 2017

Western Australia Minister for Child Protection Simone McGurk WA Honours 25 Inspirational Young People Victor P Taffa 2017 Perth Airport Achiever Awards presentation event at City Farm Up to $43,000 will be awarded this year to 25 young people 25 young people who have overcome adversity to realise their future potential and dreams have been […]

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