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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Remote Aboriginal Governance Grants Up To $50,000 Have Been Awarded

Remote Aboriginal Governance Grants Up To $50,000 Have Been Awarded

25 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Selena Uibo Remote Aboriginal Governance Grants Awarded Victor P Taffa Grants of up to $50,000 have been awarded to 14 remote Aboriginal community-controlled organisations, as part of the Northern Territory Government’s Local Decision Making Agenda. “Territory Government is restoring local decision making to remote communities.” Minister for Aboriginal Affairs […]

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Stronger Country Communities Fund To Be Topped Up By $100 Million

Stronger Country Communities Fund To Be Topped Up By $100 Million

25 June 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Regional Youth Bronnie Taylor $100 Million Top Up Of Stronger Country Communities Fund Victor P Taffa Stronger Country Communities Fund is back by popular demand with the New South Wales Government increasing funding by $100 Million, topping up the fund to $400 Million. […]

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New South Wales Ageing And Disability Commissioner Starts On 1 July 2019

New South Wales Ageing And Disability Commissioner Starts On 1 July 2019

22 June 2019

New South Wales Minister for Disability Services Gareth Ward Watershed Bill Passes Parliament Victor P Taffa New South Wales Ageing and Disability Commissioner will become a reality next month after a landmark Bill was passed by Parliament this evening. Minister for Families Communities and Disability Services Gareth Ward said it marks an important milestone in […]

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Elder Abuse Highlighted By Minister

Elder Abuse Highlighted By Minister

15 June 2019

New South Wales Minister for Seniors John Sidoti Elder Abuse Must Be Stopped Victor P Taffa World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is providing people in New South Wales the opportunity to learn how to speak-up for vulnerable citizens in our community. Minister for Seniors John Sidoti said the event reminds us of the importance of […]

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Seniors To Save Through 2019-20 State Budget Measures

Seniors To Save Through 2019-20 State Budget Measures

15 June 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Minister for Seniors John Sidoti Big Savings Delivered For Seniors Victor P Taffa New South Wales Seniors could save hundreds of dollars a year through a range of existing rebates and new programs kick starting from July. More than 20 additional rebates and savings will go-live […]

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Fiona McCormack Appointed Victims Of Crime Commissioner

Fiona McCormack Appointed Victims Of Crime Commissioner

14 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Victim Support Ben Carroll Top Advocate Appointed As Victims Of Crime Commissioner Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has today announced the appointment of a leading advocate for women and children at risk of family violence as Victoria’s new Victims of Crime Commissioner. Minster for Victim Support Ben Carroll today announced that Fiona […]

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Operating Hours Expanded For Alice Springs Youth Drop-In Centres And Night Patrol

Operating Hours Expanded For Alice Springs Youth Drop-In Centres And Night Patrol

11 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Expanded Hours At Alice Springs Youth Drop-In Centres And Night Patrol Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is breaking the cycle of crime and anti-social behaviour in Alice Springs through a comprehensive plan, which includes expanded hours with night patrol and youth drop-in centres now operating 7 […]

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AIHW Releases Report On Family Domestic And Sexual Violence 2019

AIHW Releases Report On Family Domestic And Sexual Violence 2019

06 June 2019

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Report Sheds Light On Groups Vulnerable To Family Domestic And Sexual Violence Victor P Taffa 1 in 6 women and 1 in 9 men experienced physical or sexual abuse before the age of 15, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). […]

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Applications For Disability Self Help Grants Open Until 12 July 2019

Applications For Disability Self Help Grants Open Until 12 July 2019

05 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Disability Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan Applications For Disability Self Help Grants Now Open Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is taking action to better support dedicated groups who strive to improve the lives of people living with a disability. Applications are now open for the latest round of Disability Self Help Grants, […]

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Elder Abuse Prevention Services To Receive 5-Year Funding

Elder Abuse Prevention Services To Receive 5-Year Funding

26 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Seniors and Ageing Mick Murray Funding Certainty For Frontline In Battle Against Elder Abuse Victor P Taffa Elder abuse prevention services receive 5-year funding guarantee to ensure critical on-the-ground support is maintained Advocare’s Western Australia Elder Abuse Helpline provides confidential advice to vulnerable seniors Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre provides free […]

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Nominations In Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program Now Open

Nominations In Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program Now Open

20 May 2019

New South Wales Minister for Families and Communities Gareth Ward Three Big Cheers For Our Valuable Volunteers Victor P Taffa Volunteers from all walks of life will be celebrated by the New South Wales Government as part of the Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program. To coincide with the beginning of National Volunteer Week, Minister for Families, […]

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Bob Gee Appointed Director-General For New Department Of Youth Justice

Bob Gee Appointed Director-General For New Department Of Youth Justice

19 May 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Child Safety Youth and Women Di Farmer Bob Gee To Head New Youth Justice Department Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has appointed Bob Gee as Director-General of a new Department of Youth Justice. Premier Palaszczuk said no government had committed more to tackling the issue spending a […]

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$400,000 Available For Projects That Empowers New South Wales Women

$400,000 Available For Projects That Empowers New South Wales Women

13 May 2019

New South Wales Minister for Women Bronwyn Taylor $400,000 To Promote Women’s Empowerment Victor P Taffa Organisations with projects that empower New South Wales women and improve their wellbeing can now apply for a share of $400,000 from the New South Wales Government. Minister for Women Bronwyn Taylor invited organisations across the State to apply […]

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St. Vincent De Paul Society Presented With $1.44 Million Lotterywest Grant

St. Vincent De Paul Society Presented With $1.44 Million Lotterywest Grant

05 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Community Services Simone McGurk $1.44 Million Lotterywest Grant For Vinnies Emergency Relief Victor P Taffa Vincent de Paul Society presented with $1.44 Million Lotterywest grant Grant will support the organisation to provide emergency relief for Western Australians in need St. Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies) will get a $1.44 Million boost […]

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$100,000 In Funding For Events And Activities During Queensland Seniors Week 2019

$100,000 In Funding For Events And Activities During Queensland Seniors Week 2019

11 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Seniors Coralee O’Rourke Seniors Week To Celebrate Older Queenslanders With $100,000 In Grants Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is again preparing to celebrate the valuable contribution of older Queenslanders with $100,000 in funding for events and activities to be held in local communities during Queensland Seniors Week 2019. Minister for Seniors Coralee […]

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National Party Unapologetic In Doing Everything To Support Regional Seniors

National Party Unapologetic In Doing Everything To Support Regional Seniors

22 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro $250 Travel Card For Seniors Living In Rural And Regional New South Wales Victor P Taffa New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government will make life a little easier for seniors doing it tough in regional and rural New South Wales, thanks to a new $250 Regional Seniors […]

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