Northern Territory Govt Awards Funding For 3 Multicultural Organisations

Northern Territory Govt Awards Funding For 3 Multicultural Organisations

15 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Multicultural Affairs Dale Wakefield Supporting Jobs And Multicultural Organisations Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has awarded 3 multicultural organisations funding to renovate or upgrade their facilities, boosting their community assets and creating local jobs for Territorians. “Our diverse, multicultural community is part of the Territory’s identity and one of our […]

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Minister Announces 6 Organisations Successful For Violence Prevention Funding

Minister Announces 6 Organisations Successful For Violence Prevention Funding

03 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Investing In Programs To Prevent Domestic Family And Sexual Violence Victor P Taffa Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield today announced the 6 successful organisations that have been funded through the first round of the Safe, Respected, and Free from Violence Prevention Fund. “Domestic, family, and sexual […]

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Funding Secured For New Yarloop Community Centre After Devasting Bushfire

Funding Secured For New Yarloop Community Centre After Devasting Bushfire

01 September 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Rebuild Of Yarloop Community Centre Restores Community Spirit Victor P Taffa McGowan Government grants $1 Million to the Shire of Harvey for Yarloop Community Centre Shire secures $750,000 through Lotterywest, taking State’s contribution to $1.75 Million Yarloop Community Centre to provide a multipurpose central hub for locals Premier Mark McGowan […]

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Remote Housing Stock Improves With Increased Funding

Remote Housing Stock Improves With Increased Funding

01 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy New Homes For Families At Yirrkala And Ramingining Victor P Taffa Local jobs and local decision making underpin the Northern Territory Government’s commitment to building and improving remote housing. “Jobs and housing are key priorities for the Territory Government.” Minister for Housing and Community Development […]

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Premier Resolves To Eliminate Family Violence

Premier Resolves To Eliminate Family Violence

29 August 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Further Action On Addressing Family Violence Victor P Taffa Eliminating family violence remains a top priority for my Government, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Today we will table legislation which will allow a Court to terminate a residential tenancy agreement without penalty when making a Family Violence Order.” Premier Hodgman said. Under […]

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$11.9 Million Over 4 Years For Emergency Crisis Accommodation Beds

$11.9 Million Over 4 Years For Emergency Crisis Accommodation Beds

24 August 2018

South Australia Deputy Premier Vickie Chapman 40 New Emergency Crisis Accommodation Beds In $11.9 Million Package Victor P Taffa Marshall Government is delivering on its key election commitments to address the scourge of domestic violence, by investing more than $11.9 Million over the next 4 years on a suite of measures to support women and […]

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Second Round Grants For Age Friendly Communities Announced

Second Round Grants For Age Friendly Communities Announced

22 August 2018

Queensland Minister for Seniors Coralee O’Rourke Grants To Create Thriving Age-Friendly Communities In Queensland Victor P Taffa Bright ideas of Queenslanders to create age-friendly communities will be brought to life thanks to $1 Million from the Palaszczuk Government. 17 organisations, including local councils and community and not-for-profit groups, will benefit from the funding under the […]

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Aboriginal Foster And Kinship Carers To Receive Funding

Aboriginal Foster And Kinship Carers To Receive Funding

20 August 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Supporting Aboriginal Carers To Raise Aboriginal Children Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is investing $5.4 Million over 4 years to recruit and support Aboriginal foster and kinship carers, as well as investing in training for current carers. “Every child deserves a childhood where they are safe […]

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Minister Launches Queensland Seniors Week 2018

Minister Launches Queensland Seniors Week 2018

18 August 2018

Queensland Minister for Seniors Coralee O’Rourke More Than 800 Events To Celebrate Queenslanders Of All Ages For Seniors Week Victor P Taffa There will be plenty of opportunities to celebrate Queenslanders of all ages this Queensland Seniors Week, with more than 800 events and activities being held around the state. Launching Queensland Seniors Week today […]

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Fair Trading Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 Comes Before Parliament

Fair Trading Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 Comes Before Parliament

10 August 2018

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean Fair Trading Reforms Set To Deliver Big Benefits For New South Wales Consumers Victor P Taffa Consumers are set to save big on time and money, and have disputes with businesses resolved quicker, thanks to new Fair Trading powers. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said […]

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Report Released On Australians Sleeping Rough

Report Released On Australians Sleeping Rough

08 August 2018

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare First-Of-Its-Kind Report Shines A Spotlight On Australia’s ‘Rough Sleepers’ Victor P Taffa On Census night in 2016, around 8,200 Australians were ‘sleeping rough’ living on the streets, sleeping in parks, squatting, staying in cars or living in improvised dwellings. For the first time, a new report by the Australian […]

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Mobile Phone And Electronics Retailers Feature In Fair Trading Complaints Register

Mobile Phone And Electronics Retailers Feature In Fair Trading Complaints Register

31 July 2018

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean Electronics Retailers Slammed On Complaints Register Victor P Taffa Mobile phone and electronics retailers have been given a big thumb down from consumers, claiming the top four spots on the latest New South Wales Fair Trading Complaints Register. Samsung Electronics topped the list with 42 complaints, […]

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School Breakfast Program To Be Extended

School Breakfast Program To Be Extended

24 July 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $1 Million To Extend School Breakfast Program Victor P Taffa More Queensland children will have access to a healthy and nutritious breakfast to start their school day, with the Palaszczuk Government providing more than $1 Million to expand a school breakfast program across the state. Premier said it was a priority […]

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Applications Open For Grants To Community Organisations

Applications Open For Grants To Community Organisations

18 July 2018

South Australia Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink Applications Open For Grants Of Up To $50,000 In Strengthening Communities Victor P Taffa Community organisations can apply for grants of up to $50,000 through the State Government’s Grants SA program from today. Grants SA will provide about $3 Million in grants in 2018-19 to improve community […]

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Physical Exercise Beats Drug Use

Physical Exercise Beats Drug Use

16 July 2018

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare 1 In 3 Young People Receive Treatment For Alcohol And Other Drug Use Victor P Taffa Young people under youth justice supervision are 30 times as likely to receive an alcohol or other drug treatment service as young Australians generally, according to a new report from the Australian Institute […]

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Bronwyn Killmier Appointed As Commissioner For Victims’ Rights

Bronwyn Killmier Appointed As Commissioner For Victims’ Rights

15 June 2018

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman New Commissioner For Victims’ Rights Appointed Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has announced the appointment of a new Commissioner for Victims’ Rights. Bronwyn Killmier, an Assistant Commissioner with the South Australian Police, has been appointed to the role for a term of 5 years. Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman, thanked Mr. Michael […]

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Seniors Card Program To Be Revamped

Seniors Card Program To Be Revamped

05 June 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Senior Territorians To Benefit From A Revamped Discount Program Victor P Taffa Senior Territorians will benefit from the revamped NT Seniors Card program. This program will deliver more benefits and discounts, as well as connecting seniors with local business. Changes to the program are a result of […]

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Attorney-General Announces Package To Combat Gambling

Attorney-General Announces Package To Combat Gambling

05 June 2018

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Less Pokie Machines And Tackling Gambling Related Harm Victor P Taffa Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Natasha Fyles today announced a package of measures to ensure that Territorians who are experiencing difficulty with their gambling behaviours can be assisted. “This Government is taking action to promote responsible gambling and combat […]

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Sonya Pringle-Jones Appointed As Tasmania’s First Child Advocate

Sonya Pringle-Jones Appointed As Tasmania’s First Child Advocate

03 June 2018

Tasmania Minister for Human Services Roger Jaensch Appointment Of Child Advocate Victor P Taffa Minister for Human Services Roger Jaensch is pleased to announce Sonya Pringle-Jones has been appointed as Tasmania’s first Child Advocate and will start in the role on Monday, 4 June 2018. Ms. Pringle-Jones is well known through her role as Therapeutic […]

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Western Australia Honours Its Longest Serving Contributors

Western Australia Honours Its Longest Serving Contributors

28 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Volunteering Mick Murray Volunteer Service Awards Honour Western Australia’s Longest Serving Contributors Victor P Taffa Volunteers honoured for giving at least 25 years’ service to one organisation, as part of National Volunteer Week 2018 celebrations A father and daughter who have volunteered a total of more than 50 years with an […]

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