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Securing a brighter future for disadvantaged youth

Wednesday, 07 September 2022

7 September 2022

The future goals of some of the state’s most vulnerable young people are a step closer to being achieved thanks to the NSW Government’s Youth Development Scholarships program.

Minister for Families and Communities and Minister for Disability Services Natasha Maclaren-Jones is calling for eligible students from Years 10-12 or TAFE equivalent to apply for the $1000 scholarships.   

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Protecting our most vulnerable children

Monday, 05 September 2022

5 September 2022

People and programs working to provide children and families with the best possible future are in focus this week, as the NSW Government shines a light on the supports available to young people and communities during Child Protection Week.

Minister for Families and Communities and Minister for Disability Services Natasha Maclaren-Jones said the NSW Government remains committed to protecting the state’s most vulnerable children.

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Affordable housing boost for the Central West

Friday, 02 September 2022

2 September 2022

More affordable housing is being opened up in regional NSW as part of the NSW Government’s $1.1 billion Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF).

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said 20 new dwellings were recently built and have now been opened up to tenants in Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo and Mudgee.

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Calling all NSW volunteers to have their say

Friday, 02 September 2022

2 September 2022

The NSW Government is calling for volunteers across the state to have their say as part of the Ministerial Volunteer Taskforce.

Minister for Families and Communities and Minister for Disability Services Natasha Maclaren-Jones established the Ministerial Volunteer Taskforce to identify emerging trends, issues and opportunities across the sector to support and grow volunteering.

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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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