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Households saving an average $325 with ‘Appliance replacement scheme’

By at July 30, 2018 | 12:40 am | 0 Comment

Households saving an average $325 with ‘Appliance replacement scheme’

The NSW Government’s “new for old” appliance replacement scheme is saving households an average of $325 a year in power bills. Eligible households, including low-income, concession card holders and energy hardship customers, can receive a 40-50% discount when replacing their old fridge or TV with a newer, energy efficient model. Minister for Environment Gabrielle more...

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Government to start ‘Body cameras’ trail for NSW prison officers

By at July 26, 2018 | 8:16 pm | 0 Comment

Government to start ‘Body cameras’ trail for  NSW prison officers

Frontline prison officers will wear body cameras in a nine-month trial at seven maximum security prisons from September 2018. The footage will place officer safety front and centre by increasing transparency and providing better accountability over incidents involving inmates or visitors. More than 40 cameras will be used in the trial at: Metropolitan Remand and more...

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Religious group given private briefings on Ruddock Review recommendations : NSL Ambassador

By at May 28, 2018 | 2:51 am | 0 Comment

Religious group given private briefings on Ruddock Review recommendations : NSL Ambassador

"The religious publication 'Eternity' has reported that the Freedom For Faith group is being given privileged and private briefings on the recommendations of the Ruddock Review by the Turnbull government," says science communicator and National Secular Lobby ambassador Associate Professor Paul Willis. "It gives credible evidence that conservative politicians and more...

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‘Liberals won’t stand for Foley’s ‘White Flight’ comments’

By at May 27, 2018 | 2:44 am | 0 Comment

‘Liberals won’t stand for  Foley’s ‘White  Flight’ comments’

Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams and Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Scott Farlow hosted a roundtable in Strathfield today with multicultural community leaders to stamp out racism. Williams said Luke Foley’s ‘White Flight’ comments were deeply divisive, dangerous and nasty. “The language he has used is desperate and inflammatory. It goes to more...

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NSW Government continues to deliver for NSW families and small businesses

By at May 24, 2018 | 3:05 am | 0 Comment

NSW Government continues to deliver for NSW families and small businesses

The NSW Government continue to deliver a strong economy to provide opportunities for NSW families and small businesses to get ahead. Williams said the NSW Government is committed to easing the cost of living for multicultural families, improving frontline services and creating more local jobs. “We are delivering on this promise. In the month of May alone, we hired more...

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​Big increase in bail refusals in NSW

By at May 22, 2018 | 3:16 am | 0 Comment

​Big increase in bail refusals in NSW

Reforms to the NSW Bail Act in 2014 and 2015 have increased the number and proportion of defendants ending up in custody, the NSW Bureau of­ Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has found. BOCSAR analysed the outcomes of 501,212 bail hearings involving 318,559 individuals. The study controlled for other factors (e.g. more serious offences) that might have also caused more...

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80 Public schools open their gates to the community over the holidays

By at April 12, 2018 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

80 Public schools open their gates to the community over the holidays

After a successful NSW Government trial over summer, more than 80 public schools will throw open their gates these school holidays to allow everyone in the community to enjoy the playgrounds, ovals and sports courts on offer in schools including South Strathfield Public. The New South Wales Government launched an expanded Share Our Space Program that will provide access more...

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‘The Haven’ supporting women to rebuild their lives

By at April 6, 2018 | 11:54 pm | 0 Comment

‘The Haven’ supporting women to rebuild their lives

A new women’s shelter in Sydney’s west will provide support for women who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The Haven is a new Women’s Community Shelters facility in Penrith that will provide a critical service to women and their children who are escaping domestic violence and help them to rebuild their more...

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40 different cultures to be showcased in Parramasala 2018

By at February 24, 2018 | 9:12 pm | 0 Comment

40 different cultures  to be showcased in Parramasala 2018

Parramasala, the flagship festival of Multicultural March, will return for its eighth year from  March 9 – March11 in Parramatta. This year Parramasala has undergone a transformation and will be inclusive of cultures from all parts of the world. Parramasala is a free, public celebration of the diverse and rich cultures in Sydney. The festival will offer entertainment, more...

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‘Labor to boost Australian exports with sub-continent’

By at February 22, 2018 | 12:50 am | 0 Comment

‘Labor to boost Australian exports with sub-continent’

To pay tribute to the timeless and tireless efforts of media, South Asia Media Conference was organized at Bellhaven Manor Function Centre on Feb 17 , 2018 which was attended by an array of  leaders from Labor party along with many South-Asia Media representatives. It was an interactive meeting wherein the various leaders of Labor party mingled with the sub-continent more...

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