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Additional case management services for First Australians in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens

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Joint Media Release

Minister for Indigenous Affairs

Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion

Nationals Senator for New South Wales

Senator John Williams

Wandiyali Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Inc will be able to provide additional case management services in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens with a focus on supporting families impacted by drug and alcohol misuse, thanks to a $330,848 grant from the Coalition Government.

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said that Wandiyali Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Inc would receive funding to provide case management services through until 30 June 2019.

 

“Improving the safety of Indigenous families and communities is one of the highest priorities for the Coalition Government – and this investment will enable Wandiyali to provide additional support to people who need it the most,” Minister Scullion said.

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MAJOR PROJECTS RECEIVE FUNDING FROM BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND

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Joint Media Release

Fiona Nash

Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories and Regional Communications

Deputy Leader of the Nationals

Senator John Williams 

Nationals Senator for NSW

·         Ballina, Byron Bay and Casuarina to share in over $5 million  

·         Tennis, surfing and economic development the big winners

·         Building Better Regions Fund making important dreams become reality for local communities

The business sector of Byron Bay, the surfing community of Casuarina and those who enjoy tennis in Ballina have received a boost with the

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GRANTS BOOST GENERAL PRACTICE IN MULLUMBIMBY NEW SOUTH WALES

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The Hon Dr David Gillespie MP

Assistant Minister for Health

Member for Lyne

Senator John Williams

Senator for New South Wales

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE

12th July 2017

Patients in Mullumbimby will soon feel the benefits of improved facilities at the  Mullumbimby Medical Centre after it was selected for a Federal Government grant.

Senator for New South Wales John Williams today welcomed the announcement that the Medical Centre would receive a $300,000 grant.

The practice is one of 67 that were offered grants across the nation, with a total of $13.1 million allocated under the Government’s Rural General Practice Grants program.

“This grant will enable the Mullumbimby Medical Centre to significantly expand its  current facility,” Senator Williams said.

Read more: GRANTS BOOST GENERAL PRACTICE IN MULLUMBIMBY NEW SOUTH WALES

FLOOD PAYMENT APPROVED FOR BYRON SHIRE

Parliamentary Secretary for the North Coast Ben Franklin today welcomed the activation of the Commonwealth’s Disaster Recovery Payment and the Disaster Recovery Allowance for eligible disaster affected residents in the Byron Shire.

Mr Franklin thanked the Federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan for supporting local communities following Tropical Cyclone Debbie, and for listening to and analysing the hard work of the Byron Shire Council in the wake of the devastating floods.

“While this payment is administered by the Commonwealth, Mayor Simon Richardson came to me to facilitate a meeting with NSW Emergency Services Minister Troy Grant, and then for a meeting with Minister Keenan to put forward Council’s case,” Mr Franklin said.

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GRANTS BOOST GENERAL PRACTICE IN NEW SOUTH WALES

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The Hon Dr David Gillespie MP

Assistant Minister for Health Member for Lyne

Senator John Williams

Senator for New South Wales

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE

 

12th July 2017

 

Patients in Singleton will soon feel the benefits of improved facilities at the Raworth Cottage Medical Practice after it was selected for a Federal Government grant.

Senator for New South Wales John Williams today welcomed the announcement that the practice would receive a $300,000 grant

The practice is one of 67 that were offered grants across the nation, with a total of $13.1 million allocated under the Government’s Rural General Practice Grants program.

Read more: GRANTS BOOST GENERAL PRACTICE IN NEW SOUTH WALES

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