Youth Week Tasmania 2019 Grant Applications Open Until 22 November 2018

Youth Week Tasmania 2019 Grant Applications Open Until 22 November 2018

27 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Disability Services and Community Development Jacquie Petrusma Youth Week Tasmania 2019 Grants Program Opens Victor P Taffa Youth Week Tasmania is a celebration that recognises the value of all young Tasmanians aged 12-25, and will run from 10-17 April 2019. Youth Week Grants Program supports local government, community organisations and schools to […]

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State Govt Increases Funding To Tackle Child Abuse And Neglect

State Govt Increases Funding To Tackle Child Abuse And Neglect

25 October 2018

South Australia Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink South Australia Minister for Child Protection Rachel Sanderson New Funding Towards South Australian Research To Tackle Child Abuse And Neglect Victor P Taffa State Government has awarded the state’s leading researchers an almost $1 Million boost towards further understanding and tackling child abuse and neglect. Minister for […]

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New CBF Committee Members Announced

New CBF Committee Members Announced

22 October 2018

Northern Territory Attorney General Natasha Fyles First Of The New Minor CBF Grants Awarded And Committee Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government have increased Major and Minor CBF grants, and have made minor CBF grants available all year round to enhance and support the community. “Territory Government has improved the efficiency and ease of access […]

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600 Pairs Of Thongs Travels 1,600 Km To Cape York Peninsula Remote Communities

600 Pairs Of Thongs Travels 1,600 Km To Cape York Peninsula Remote Communities

09 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Thongs Donation Heading For Cape York And Torres Strait Communities Victor P Taffa More than 600 pairs of thongs will soon be on their way to remote communities on Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait to help ensure patients can board flights to access health […]

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Minister Visits Site For New Murgon Community Neighbourhood Centre

Minister Visits Site For New Murgon Community Neighbourhood Centre

04 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Communities Coralee O’Rourke Thriving Murgon Community To Benefit From New Neighbourhood Centre Victor P Taffa Residents in Murgon will benefit from better access to services and support in their community, with the Palaszczuk Government investing $3.1 Million into the construction and establishment of a new neighbourhood centre. During a visit to the […]

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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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