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More support for communities affected by drought

Funding for farmers, small businesses, families and schools in drought-affected communities across Australia will now start rolling out as part of a $57 million support package. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said it was important that those people and businesses suffering from the drought continued to get the support they need. “While we know the nation … Continue reading “More support for communities affected by drought”

Expanded access to cutting edge CAR T-cell therapy

Access to a cutting edge and potentially curative cancer therapy will be expanded for patients with particular forms of lymphoma, following a positive recommendation from the medical experts on the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC). Between 200 and 250 additional cancer patients with Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma, Transformed Follicular Lymphoma and Primary Mediastinal B … Continue reading “Expanded access to cutting edge CAR T-cell therapy”

Labour Force December 2019: More Australians in work than ever before

Labour force figures released today by the ABS exceeded all market expectations in December 2019, with seasonally adjusted employment rising by 28,900 over the month, to stand at a record high of 12,981,600. Over the year to December 2019, employment has risen by 262,500 (or 2.1 per cent), above the decade average growth rate, of … Continue reading “Labour Force December 2019: More Australians in work than ever before”

CORRECTIVE SERVICES NSW STAFF HONOURED ON AUSTRALIA DAY

The outstanding service of four Corrective Services NSW officers at Long Bay, Goulburn, Leichhardt and Silverwater has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List. The Australian Corrections Medal was awarded to Jean Dally, Rebecca Edwards, Amandeep Singh and Albert Torrens for their distinguished service and leadership. Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony … Continue reading “CORRECTIVE SERVICES NSW STAFF HONOURED ON AUSTRALIA DAY”

POLICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES RECOGNISED IN AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS

Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott has today congratulated 21 first responders recognised in the 2020 Australia Day Honours. Eight NSW Police officers have been awarded the Australian Police Medal, one NSW Police civilian employee has been awarded the Public Service Medal, six Rural Fire Service members and three Fire and Rescue personnel … Continue reading “POLICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES RECOGNISED IN AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS”

NSW GOVERNMENT WEEKLY UPDATE – 24 JANUARY 2020

NSW BUSHFIRE RELATED UPDATES NEW ONE-STOP SHOP CUSTOMER CARE SPECIALISTS FOR BUSH FIRE AFFECTED COMMUNITIES Bush fire affected families and businesses can now access all available assistance being offered by local councils, the State Government and Federal Government, through the NSW Government’s new Bush fire Customer Care program. The one-stop shop service, administered by Service … Continue reading “NSW GOVERNMENT WEEKLY UPDATE – 24 JANUARY 2020”

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