Record funding for legal assistance sector

The Turnbull Coalition Government has committed a further injection of funding to the legal assistance sector as part of the 2017-18 Federal Budget. The Turnbull Government will provide a further $55.7¬†million over the next three years to community legal centres ($39 million) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services ($16.7 million). Federal Member for…

New campaign to encourage childhood vaccinations

The Turnbull Government is rolling out a new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated. While Australia‚Äôs immunisation rates are already high, the Government wants all Australian children fully vaccinated before they start school. Research shows that when people are fully informed about the benefits of…

Delivering safer communities in Forde

The Coalition Government is delivering on its election commitments in Forde with the expansion of the Logan Safety Camera Program under the Safer Communities Fund. The Safer Communities Fund is a grassroots level grant programme to assist local communities address crime and anti-social behaviour and support crime prevention initiatives to keep our streets and communities…