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New homes for at-risk women in Bankstown

Monday, 19 September 2022

More women at risk of homelessness have a roof over their head with tenants moving into new units in Bankstown, acquired as part of a $2.8 million investment to support vulnerable people into housing.

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$12 million social housing boost for Tweed

Friday, 16 September 2022

More people in Tweed Heads have a safe place to call home thanks to a $12 million investment by the NSW Government that will provide 40 new social housing dwellings in the region.

Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said the new seven-storey building at Boyd Street was important to address housing needs in the flood-affected region.

“This development is a crucial addition to help people in need of housing get the security they deserve to secure a brighter future,” Mr Provest said.

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A big thank you to foster and kinship carers

Monday, 12 September 2022

Foster and Kinship carers are critical individuals in our community ensuring our state’s most vulnerable children and young people have a safe and supportive place to call home.

Minister for Families and Communities and Minister for Disability Services Natasha Maclaren-Jones said this Foster and Kinship Care Week is a time to acknowledge the invaluable work that our carers do across NSW. 

“Every child deserves to grow up in a safe and loving home,” Mrs Maclaren-Jones said.

“To take a child who needs help into your home is the epitome of community spirit.

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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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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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