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Barwon South West

New Ministry sworn in

19th September 2013

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The 44th Ministry was sworn into office by the Governor General, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, at Government House on Wednesday 18 September 2013. Under the...

New Ministry announced

16th September 2013

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The Prime Minister elect has today announced the new Ministry, including the Hon Warren Truss MP as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development. Mr Jamie Briggs MP...

Library-Learning centres springing up in Victoria

10th July 2013

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Melton’s new Library and Learning Centre,  a renewed, 3,500m2 state-of-the-art community asset sprang into action on 15 June — only days before the first sod was turned to herald a similar ultra-...

Constitutional Recognition of Local Government

Referendum on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government

22nd May 2013

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The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, recently announced a referendum on financial recognition of local government will be held at the same time as the federal election in September 2013. At present,...

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New funds for youth projects

8th May 2013

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A new opportunity for rural and regional community groups to improve life for young people is now available through an innovative grants program. The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)...

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Boost to sport in Geelong

19th April 2013

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The growing Belmont community in the Geelong region is benefiting from major improvements to...

Arts projects to enrich regional life

18th April 2013

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Regional artists have received a significant boost following the announcement in March of funding for 26 national strategic regional arts projects. The $1.3 million funding from the Australian...

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Local jobs and skills on show

17th April 2013

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Job seekers and potential employers were given the chance to connect at the Jobs and Skills Expo at Grafton in the New South...

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Local governments big and small win awards

12th April 2013

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Each year local governments, big and small, are recognised for finding new ways to deliver services and develop creative local solutions to the particular issues facing their community. This year 16...

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Jobs and Skills Expo start Friday

27th February 2013

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A series of eleven Jobs and Skills Expos in 2013 will kick off in Hobart on Friday 1 March, giving job seekers and potential employers the chance to connect. The expos are a one-stop-shop for local...


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