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FREE PET REGISTRATION FOR RESCUE ANIMALS

Monday, 05 July 2021

Free lifetime pet registration for people who adopt a rescue pet from council pounds and animal shelters has been introduced by the NSW Government to ensure more dogs and cats find a forever home.

Cabinet Secretary, the Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones said that new initiative reinforces the NSW Government’s commitment to encourage prospective pet owners to ‘adopt not shop’ for a dog or cat.

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FREE PRESCHOOL WIN FOR SERVICES AND PARENTS

Monday, 21 June 2021

Free preschool is now a staple for NSW families with funding confirmed in the 2021/22 NSW Budget for community and mobile preschools.

The new Start Strong Free Preschool program will replace the current COVID-19 Free Preschool Funding program that has been supporting families since the beginning of the pandemic.

Cabinet Secretary, the Hon. Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC said the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government has continued to support families and children over the past two years.

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PHONIC CHECK NOW ON DEMAND

Thursday, 10 June 2021

An on-demand diagnostic tool that tells teachers how students are progressing in phonics is now available for all NSW public school students.

The Phonics Diagnostic Assessment follows the success of the NSW Government’s Year 1 Phonics Check which will be mandatory for this year.

Cabinet Secretary, the Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC said phonics is essential for our teachers to understanding our student’s development.

“We have learnt that phonics is a critical tool in assisting students in learning how to read,” Mrs Maclaren-Jones said.

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BIG WIN FOR THE STATE WITH DINE & DISCOVER EXTENDED TO JULY 31

Wednesday, 09 June 2021

The NSW Government’s Dine & Discover initiative will be extended by a month to give people more time to use their vouchers, whether that be eating out or trying a new activity this winter.

The latest data shows more than 4.23 million people in NSW have downloaded the vouchers since they were launched in March, spending a combined total of more than $357 million with registered businesses when adding in the additional spend on top of the voucher amount.

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20 Nov

Women

Women

“We are committed to achieving justice and equality for the women of NSW through policy, innovation and collaboration”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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Families and Communities

Families & Communities

“The NSW Government is committed to protecting the most vulnerable in our society – children, victims of crime, and those experiencing hardship and disadvantage.”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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Regional NSW

Regional NSW

“Our Plan recognises the strategic importance of regional NSW and focuses on harnessing the capacity of our regions, providing opportunity to prosper.”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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Health - Quote

Health

“We are committed to ensuring Australian patients have access to a 21st century health system that provides the right care, in the right place, at the right time”

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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Economy

We have put in place the economic framework that encourages growth and job creation

- The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC

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