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Portable playgroups connect isolated families

3rd October 2012

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A van that can go anywhere, anytime and is widely used within Melbourne’s outer south-eastern region is the centre of an award-winning program by the...

Artist’s impression of the Melton Library and Learning Hub project. Courtesy Shire of Melton.

$4 million for Melton library and learning hub

22nd June 2012

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A landmark facility that will deliver educational and social benefits to the Melton community has received $4 million from Round Two of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF). Once completed...

An artist’s impression of the Child and Family Centre of Excellence to be built at James Cook University in Townsville. Image courtesy ACT for Kids.

$3.4 million for kids in the Far North

8th June 2012

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The ACT for Kids organisation will receive $3.4 million from Round Two of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF) for a Child and Family Centre of...

16 March: National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

14th March 2012

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Schools throughout Australia will join together to celebrate the annual National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence on Friday 16 March 2012. The aim of the day is to create learning...

Your views on maternal health services

4th March 2012

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In 2010 the Australian Government introduced a series of reforms to improve access and choice in maternity services for women in Australia. The Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) is now seeking...

Photo of a video relay service session. Photo by SignVideo.

Improved services for children with disability in regional and remote Australia

27th February 2012

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Applications are now open for organisations to deliver a new service that puts children with disability living in regional and remote Australia in touch with specialists in the city. The new...

Campaspe’s Year of Reading off to a colourful start

10th February 2012

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As a nation we are about to formally commence the National Year of Reading. Public library services across Australia have enthusiastically embraced the campaign and, along with many other fabulous...

Play your part and protect children

8th September 2011

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This week is National Child Protection Week and all Australians are being encouraged to do their part to help build a society that protects children from abuse and neglect. The objectives of the week...

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