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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Three Tiers Of Funding For October 2018 Grandparents Day Events

Three Tiers Of Funding For October 2018 Grandparents Day Events

10 May 2018

New South Wales Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies Celebrate Grandparents And Seniors This October Victor P Taffa Invaluable role grandparents and seniors play in improving communities across the State will be celebrated, with $200,000 available from the New South Wales Government for local organisations to hold 2018 Grandparents Day events. Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies […]

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First Sod Turned At Daniel Morcombe Foundation Facility

First Sod Turned At Daniel Morcombe Foundation Facility

09 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Child Safety Di Farmer Daniel Morcombe Foundation A Step Closer To Home Victor P Taffa Daniel Morcombe Foundation is a step closer to having a permanent home with the sod turning of their new facility at Palmwoods today. Child Safety Minister Di Farmer who attended the sod turning said $900,000 in State […]

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$20 Million Public Housing Upgrades Across The Northern Territory In 2018

$20 Million Public Housing Upgrades Across The Northern Territory In 2018

12 March 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison $20 Million To Revitalise Public Housing Complexes Victor P Taffa Treasurer Nicole Manison said Government has listened to business and the community, and is investing $69 million into the Territory economy, providing job opportunities for local tradies through much-needed repairs […]

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Local Community Caps To Be Introduced On Gaming Machines

Local Community Caps To Be Introduced On Gaming Machines

10 March 2018

New South Wales Minister for Racing Paul Toole Local Community Caps On Gaming Machines Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will cap the number of gaming machines in higher-risk communities, including around Fairfield, Minister for Racing Paul Toole said today. “Local community caps are an appropriate response to concerns that some areas have too […]

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Drafting Of New Workers’ Compensation Statute Approved By McGowan Govt

Drafting Of New Workers’ Compensation Statute Approved By McGowan Govt

15 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations Bill Johnston A Bill To Modernise Workers’ Compensation Victor P Taffa A Bill will be drafted to modernise workers’ compensation legislation Public consultation on development of Bill before introducing to Parliament McGowan Government delivers on election commitment McGowan Government has approved the drafting of a new workers’ […]

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Chief Minister Describes Closing The Gap Report As Disappointing

Chief Minister Describes Closing The Gap Report As Disappointing

13 February 2018

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner A Statement On Closing The Gap Report Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner has described today’s Closing the Gap report as “disappointing” and demonstrating “failure” across the country. Chief Minister Gunner says that after 10-years, the gap is not closing on the majority of issues of importance to […]

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Expressions Of Interest For Second Phase In SAHF Open Until 21 March 2018

Expressions Of Interest For Second Phase In SAHF Open Until 21 March 2018

07 February 2018

New South Wales Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward Second Phase Of Social And Affordable Housing Fund Opens Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has officially opened the Expressions of Interest for the second phase of its Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF), which will deliver up to 1,200 additional social and affordable homes. […]

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Final Round Of Community Benefit Fund Open Until 16 March 2018

Final Round Of Community Benefit Fund Open Until 16 March 2018

06 February 2018

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Final Round Of CBF Grants Before Overhaul Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has opened a final round of Community Benefit Fund (CBF) Grants before the system is overhauled and improved. Attorney-General Natasha Fyles said Territorians want and deserve to live in safe and vibrant communities and the CBF grants […]

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Responsible Gambling Fund Trust Board Members Announced By Minister

Responsible Gambling Fund Trust Board Members Announced By Minister

21 January 2018

New South Wales Minister for Racing Paul Toole Government Bolsters Responsible Gambling Fund Victor P Taffa 9 highly-qualified experts in public health, law, government, business and social research will advise the New South Wales Government on responsible gambling. Minister for Racing Paul Toole said the reconstituted Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF) Trust will play a key […]

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Affordable Housing Report Update Announced By Minister

Affordable Housing Report Update Announced By Minister

21 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma Affordable Housing Strategy Building Momentum Victor P Taffa Preliminary data from the latest Quarterly Affordable Housing report shows continued progress in provision of affordable housing for Tasmanians, Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma said. “Hodgman Government’s $73.5 Million Affordable Housing Action Plan is on track to assisting over […]

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3-Month Pilot Program Underway In Alice Springs

3-Month Pilot Program Underway In Alice Springs

18 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Operation Tjupi-Tjala Is New Pilot Child Protection Program Victor P Taffa A new 3-month pilot program is currently underway in Alice Springs aimed at delivering a more agile response to child protection concerns and to provide an extended after-hours service. Operation Tjupi-Tjala commenced in November 2017 and […]

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Premier Appoints New Commissioners To Lotterywest Board

Premier Appoints New Commissioners To Lotterywest Board

15 January 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan New Commissioners Appointed To Lotterywest Board Victor P Taffa Professor Kingsley Dixon and Elisabeth McLellan appointed to Lotterywest Board of Commissioners New appointments reaffirm State Government’s commitment to strengthening environmental protection and biodiversity conservation Outgoing commissioners Dr. Maria Harries and Garry Trinder thanked by Premier Premier Mark McGowan has today […]

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Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Farewells Outgoing ICARE CEO Vivek Bhatia

Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Farewells Outgoing ICARE CEO Vivek Bhatia

11 January 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Government Thanks Outgoing ICARE CEO Vivek Bhatia Victor P Taffa New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has thanked icare’s outgoing Managing Director & CEO Vivek Bhatia for his years of dedicated work in service of injured workers and road users in New South Wales, following today’s […]

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Youth Justice And Child Protection To Come Under One Agency

Youth Justice And Child Protection To Come Under One Agency

06 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield Youth Justice Reforms Take Effect Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s plan for improving youth justice took another important step forward with the final transfer of all responsibilities for youth justice and youth detention to Territory Families. Minister for Territory Families, Dale Wakefield, said that the revised […]

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NDIS Accessibility Changes From 1 January 2018

NDIS Accessibility Changes From 1 January 2018

02 January 2018

Acting Tasmania Minister for Human Services Elise Archer Adults Aged 29-34 To Access The NDIS From January 1 Victor P Taffa From 1 January 2018 the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will help adults aged 29-34 years old participate more in the broader community, giving them and their care givers greater choice and control of […]

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