Entries for November 2015
30 November, 2015
With only one parliamentary sitting week left for 2015, the Coalition Government is working very hard to address some of the key issues facing our communities.
One of these is mental health. Last week the Coalition Government released ...
23 November, 2015
I was very pleased to see the results of the independent evaluation of the Work for the Dole pilot, which ran from 1 July 2014, released to the public last week.
The Evaluation of Work for the Dole 2014-15 showed how the programme is enablin...
16 November, 2015
Businesses, councils and not-for-profit organisations in Parkes have an opportunity to secure funding from the Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Programme to help create more jobs and to strengthen and diversify the local economy...
09 November, 2015
Last week marked one month since the commencement of the Government’s new National Work Experience Programme which aims to help job seekers gain valuable experience in workplaces around the country.
I am a big supporter of this programme as ...
02 November, 2015
I welcome last week’s announcement by the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter MP of a $20 million Volunteer Grant funding round.
This Commonwealth Government funding provides a fantastic opportunity for community organisat...