Roger Clifton Appointed To Victorian Veterans Council

Roger Clifton Appointed To Victorian Veterans Council

07 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Veterans Robin Scott Introducing The New Victorian Veterans Council Chair Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has welcomed Roger Clifton as the new Chairperson of the Victorian Veterans Council. “I welcome Mr. Clifton to the role and am confident he will work hard to advocate for our veterans.” Minister for Veterans Robin Scott […]

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New South Wales Govt’s Youth Opportunities Program To Assist 36 Organisations

New South Wales Govt’s Youth Opportunities Program To Assist 36 Organisations

05 November 2019

New South Wales Minister for Disability Services Gareth Ward New South Wales Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor Cash Injection For Youth Projects Victor P Taffa Projects promoting life skills, positive mental health initiatives and employment outcomes are among successful recipients of the New South Wales Government’s $1.5 Million Youth Opportunities program. Minister for Families […]

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Northern Territory Disability Awards 2019 Winners Announced

Northern Territory Disability Awards 2019 Winners Announced

03 November 2019

Northern Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Northern Territory Disability Awards Victor P Taffa Henbury School has been awarded the Overall Award for Excellence at the Northern Territory Disability Services and Inclusion Awards tonight. “Territorians living with a disability want and deserve access to high quality services and to be able to participate in safe and […]

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Latest Round Of CBF Grants Announced By Northern Territory Govt

Latest Round Of CBF Grants Announced By Northern Territory Govt

28 October 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Justice Natasha Fyles Latest Round Of CBF Grants Awarded Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has awarded $4.8 Million to local community organisations in the latest round of the Community Benefit Fund (CBF) major grants. “Community Benefit Fund is an important funding stream for local organisations to continue to provide community […]

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Youth Bush Camps To Begin In Central Australia

Youth Bush Camps To Begin In Central Australia

18 October 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield First Youth Bush Camps Begin In Central Australia Victor P Taffa Two groups of at-risk young people will participate in the first Back on Track youth bush camps this month. “Youth crime, any crime is unacceptable. Young people who do the wrong thing will face the consequences […]

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Barbeque Facilities Now Wheelchair Accessible In Australian Capital Territory

Barbeque Facilities Now Wheelchair Accessible In Australian Capital Territory

15 October 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Disability Suzanne Orr Australian Capital Territory’s First Wheelchair Accessible Barbeques Victor P Taffa Australian Capital Territory Government has installed new wheelchair accessible barbeques at two of Canberra’s most popular summer hotspots, Pine Island and the Cotter Bend. Minister for Disability Suzanne Orr said the new barbeques demonstrate the Australian Capital […]

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Justice Liaison Officers Introduced Under Landmark COAG Agreement

Justice Liaison Officers Introduced Under Landmark COAG Agreement

09 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Disability Services Gareth Ward Improving Services And Supports For People With Disability In New South Wales Victor P Taffa People with disability who come into contact with the justice system will be better supported back into the community under a landmark agreement struck at the COAG Disability Reform Council today. […]

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School Holiday Program Released 28 September-13 October 2019

School Holiday Program Released 28 September-13 October 2019

25 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Release Of The October School Holiday Program Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s investment in the school holiday programs will see over 250 activities occurring throughout the Territory in the upcoming school holidays (28 Sept-13 Oct). “Territory Government’s investment in school holidays programs will see over 250 […]

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Upgraded Preston Beach Community Centre Officially Opened

Upgraded Preston Beach Community Centre Officially Opened

06 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan Preston Beach Community Centre Officially Opened Victor P Taffa New community facility for Preston Beach Upgraded facilities include increased bookable office space, greater capacity for events and fire evacuation as well as access for people with disability A new and improved community centre will provide a hub […]

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Tammy Williams Appointed Family Responsibilities Commissioner

Tammy Williams Appointed Family Responsibilities Commissioner

01 September 2019

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad New Family Responsibilities Commissioner Appointed Victor P Taffa Trailblazing Indigenous and human rights advocate Tammy Williams has been appointed in the role of Family Responsibilities Commissioner. Ms. Williams will officially start in the role on 2 September, replacing long-serving Commissioner David Glasgow. Ms. Williams is a Murri woman from the […]

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Back On Track Programs Come Into Full Effect On 9 September 2019

Back On Track Programs Come Into Full Effect On 9 September 2019

31 August 2019

Northern Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield 34 Early Referrals For Back On Track Programs Victor P Taffa Most extensive suite of measures to address the issue of young offenders ever seen in the Territory will commence in the coming weeks.  Back on Track includes programs that have a track record of preventing further crime […]

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2019-2020 Tasmanian Government Discounts And Concessions Guide Now Available

2019-2020 Tasmanian Government Discounts And Concessions Guide Now Available

26 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Human Services Roger Jaensch Discounts And Concession Guide Released Victor P Taffa 2019-2020 Tasmanian Government Discounts and Concessions Guide is now available to support Tasmanians from all walks of life, from students to older Tasmanians, or those that may need a bit of extra support, Minister for Human Services Roger Jaensch said. […]

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Children’s Guardian Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament

Children’s Guardian Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament

21 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Families Communities and Disability Gareth Ward Strengthening Child Protection Legislation Victor P Taffa Children will be better protected by legislation introduced in Parliament today which builds on the New South Wales Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Minister for Families Communities and Disability […]

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Queensland Seniors Are Very Friendly People

Queensland Seniors Are Very Friendly People

18 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Seniors Coralee O’Rourke Queensland Goes Age-Friendly For Seniors Week Victor P Taffa Queenslanders of all ages are being encouraged to celebrate and participate in Queensland Seniors Week which commenced on Saturday 17 August 2019. Seniors Week is the state’s premier event for older Queenslanders, bringing together young and old for a week-long […]

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Construction Commences On New Claremont Aged Care Facility

Construction Commences On New Claremont Aged Care Facility

18 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Seniors and Ageing Mick Murray Western Australia Minister for Lands Ben Wyatt Construction Starts On Innovative New Aged Care Facility In Claremont Victor P Taffa Oryx Communities commences construction of innovative new multigenerational community at Claremont on the Park Key component of the McGowan Government priority to increase aged care options […]

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Toolkit Supporting Older Workers To Be Provided For Business

Toolkit Supporting Older Workers To Be Provided For Business

08 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Seniors John Sidoti It’s Business Time For Older Workers Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is stepping up the fight against age discrimination in the workplace announcing a new toolkit to help employers, managers and HR professionals engage and retain older workers. Minister for Seniors John Sidoti said it […]

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Regional New South Wales Gains Additional Social And Affordable Housing

Regional New South Wales Gains Additional Social And Affordable Housing

08 July 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Government To Boost Social And Affordable Housing In Regional New South Wales Victor P Taffa Vulnerable people across regional New South Wales will have access to brand new, fit-for-purpose social and affordable housing thanks to a $41 Million investment from the New South Wales […]

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AIHW Releases Report On Hospitalised Injury And Socioeconomic Influence

AIHW Releases Report On Hospitalised Injury And Socioeconomic Influence

04 July 2019

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare People In Disadvantaged Areas More Likely To Be Injured Than Other Australians Victor P Taffa Australians who live in disadvantaged areas are more likely to be admitted to hospital with injuries than those who live in more affluent areas, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of […]

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Small Steps Going Forward For People With Disability

Small Steps Going Forward For People With Disability

01 July 2019

New South Wales Minister for Disability Services Gareth Ward Delivering Outcomes For People With Disability Victor P Taffa People with disability in New South Wales will be better supported through the NDIS after multiple landmark decisions were made at today’s COAG Disability Reform Council. Minister for Families Communities and Disability Services Gareth Ward said the […]

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Hodgman Govt Ensures That Eligible Tasmanians Get Their Electricity Concessions

Hodgman Govt Ensures That Eligible Tasmanians Get Their Electricity Concessions

28 June 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Making Electricity Concessions Simpler And Keeping Costs Low Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government will ensure eligible Tasmanians do not miss out on electricity concessions because of administrative errors or delays beyond their control, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. “Previously, authorised electricity retailers were only able to pay concessions from the date they […]

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