Australian War Memorial director to speak at Dubbo RSL

The 75th anniversaries of two battles Australian troops during World War 2 are to be commemorated at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. The battle of Milne Bay and the Kokoda campaign are regarded as two of Australia’s most significant actions of the Second World War. Australian War Memorial Director, Dr Brendon Nelson AO said…

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$442,500 for Family Violence Prevention Legal Service in Broken Hill

The Coalition Government will provide $442,500 to support the Warra Warra Legal Service in its work to address family violence experienced by Indigenous women and children in far western NSW. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said the funding formed part of the $25 million Indigenous-focused package under the Third Action Plan of the National…

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Building Better Regions Fund boost for Trangie Respite Centre

A much needed facility to provide respite for adults and children with disabilities in the township of Trangie is set to become a reality following the announcement of infrastructure projects to be funded under the first round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash and the Federal Member…

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Growing demand for Indigenous artwork assisted by grant

The quality of artwork and output capabilities of a talented Ballimore-based Aboriginal sculptor will be enhanced through a $202,620 Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package grant according to the Federal Member for the electorate of Parkes, Mark Coulton.  The grant is part of the Nationals/Liberal Government’s $115 million Indigenous Entrepreneurs Package election commitment. Mr Coulton said this investment…

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