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WALK TO WORK

Monday, 09 November 2015

Member of the Legislative Council Natasha Maclaren-Jones has called on people across NSW to take the healthy option and walk to work on Friday November 13.

Walk to Work Day - which is now in its 17th year - raises money for Diabetes Australia by promoting regular walking as a healthy activity aimed at reducing the incidence of diabetes.

“Walking is a free and relatively easy way to improve your health and reduce your chance of developing chronic conditions like diabetes,” Mrs Maclaren-Jones said.

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FUNDING BOOST TO TURN NSW HOUSING INTO HOMES

Monday, 09 November 2015

Our local community groups, councils, charities and private organisations can apply for grants of up to $50,000 to create stronger social housing communities, Member of the Legislative Council Natasha Maclaren-Jones announced today.

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FUNDING BOOST FOR NSW PRESCHOOLS

Monday, 09 November 2015

Member of the Legislative Council Natasha Maclaren-Jones today announced all preschools in NSW will receive a 2.5 per cent increase in funding in 2016 and may be eligible for bonus payments of up to 5 per cent.

Mrs Maclaren-Jones said the extra support for community preschools is part of a $45.5 million package from the NSW Government to increase the number of children attending preschool in the year before school.

“We know the difference that quality early childhood education makes to our kids’ start at school,” Mrs Maclaren-Jones said.

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COMMUNITY SAFETY FUND

Friday, 06 November 2015

Member of the Legislative Council Natasha Maclaren-Jones is calling on the NSW community to develop their innovative ideas to reduce crime and stamp out anti-social behaviour by applying for access to the NSW Government’s Community Safety Fund. 

The Community Safety Fund will invest in individual grants for non-government or not-for-profit organisations, community groups, chambers of commerce and businesses to implement community safety and crime prevention initiatives throughout the state.

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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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20 Nov

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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20 Nov

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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20 Nov

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 - Quote

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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