Media - Media Releases

Coalition Government to Renew Homelessness Funding

The Australian Government will provide $115 million to ensure critical homelessness services continue to support some of Australia’s most vulnerable people.

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1st April 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Local small businesses to benefit from new hiring guide

The Coalition Government is working to build a stronger more prosperous economy with more jobs by making it easier for small businesses in Wentworth to hire new employees with the release of a new employment guide.

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28th March 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

What do you think about changes to the Racial Discrimination Act - exposure draft seeks consultation

Proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act -what do you think about them?

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27th March 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

A Fair Go for Veterans

The Coalition Government has delivered its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families.

The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised that 121 of the veterans living in Wentworth will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation.

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27th March 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

International Women’s Day

The Australian Government is marking International Women’s Day with a focus on our efforts and progress towards gender equality for women and girls around the world.

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4th March 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

MyBroadband site identifies Australia’s broadband blackspots

A website launched today will allow Australians to see how their neighbourhood rates in terms of internet connectivity. NBN Co has the information from the website and will consider poorly served areas in prioritising the NBN rollout where this is logistically and commercially feasible.

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20th February 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Turnbull Welcomes Local Sporting Success

In early January Federal Member for Wentworth and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull presented grants to eight young sporting high-achievers in the electorate of Wentworth.

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10th January 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Broadband Availability and Quality Report: National overview

The Australian Government today released the Broadband Availability and Quality: Summary Report, indicating that there are more than 1.6 million premises in the country with very poor or no fixed broadband access at all.

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23rd December 2013  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls

Women and girls across the Indo-Pacific now have a new advocate for gender empowerment, following the appointment of Ms Natasha Stott Despoja AM as Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls.

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16th December 2013  |  Comments  |  Media Releases