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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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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