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NATASHA MACLAREN-JONES ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO CONSIDER VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Monday, 26 October 2015

As thousands of students across the state are completing the HSC and considering what to do next, Member of the Legislative Council Natasha Maclaren-Jones is urging young people in NSW to consider vocational training as the first step on the path to a long, rewarding career.

“Vocational skills are always in demand – from construction to computing, there’s a huge variety of skills you can learn that will set you up for a rewarding career,” Mrs Maclaren-Jones said.

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RAISING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS ON PINK RIBBON DAY

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Member of the Legislative Council Natasha Maclaren-Jones today encouraged the NSW community to support Pink Ribbon Day on Monday 26 October and take the time to find out what they need to know about breast cancer awareness.

Pink Ribbon Day (held annually in October) is a breast cancer awareness and fundraising initiative of the Cancer Council, which helps raise funds in support of Australian women affected by breast and gynaecological cancers.

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FIT FOR THE FUTURE: $2 BILLION COMMUNITY WINDFALL BY MERGING UNFIT COUNCILS

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Almost two-thirds of NSW councils are not fit for the future, according to a new report by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) released today by NSW Premier Mike Baird and Local Government Minister Paul Toole.

The IPART report found reducing waste and red tape through local government mergers could free up close to $2 billion over the next 20 years for NSW ratepayers, which could stabilise council rates and fund better services and new infrastructure for communities.

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GRANDPARENTS DAY – CELEBRATING A SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION

Monday, 19 October 2015

Member of the Legislative Council Natasha Maclaren-Jones and Minister for Ageing John Ajaka today encouraged families to celebrate the significant contribution made by grandparents and older Australians across NSW this Grandparents Day – to be held on Sunday 25 October.

Grandparents Day was launched in 2011 by the NSW Government as an annual initiative to recognise the unique role that grandparents play in our communities as custodians of individual and cultural memories and providers of care, love and guidance to their children and grandchildren.

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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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