Extra Support For Mental Health, Alcohol And Other Drugs Services

September 25, 2020 -

The Victorian Government is ensuring non-government organisations who deliver mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) services are ready to respond and to prevent possible outbreaks, as coronavirus case numbers come down, and we take steps to COVID Normal. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister...

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Improved Aged Care Services For Auburn House

September 25, 2020 -

The Victorian Government is upgrading more than 50 public sector residential aged care services, delivering hundreds of new jobs and ensuring thousands of older Victorians continue to get the care and comfort they deserve. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke...

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Members Statement: R U OK Day and Hawthorn AFC

September 23, 2020 -

Speaker, Last Thursday was RUOK day, an important day to empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with anyone who may be struggling with life. In recognition of this day I want to acknowledge and share some of...

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The Link Between Global Warming And Climate Change

September 21, 2020 -

The first article in the series, “Climate change – the basics”, showed the rapid rise in Australia’s average temperature since 1950. This article addresses the link between global warming and climate change and the elements of our climate that are influenced by global warming. According...

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R U OK Day And The Amazing Work of Hawthorn Amateur Football Club

September 21, 2020 -

On Thursday 10 September we marked R U OK day. R U OK day is an important day to empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with anyone who may be struggling with life. In recognition of this...

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Working And Living With COVID Restrictions

September 21, 2020 -

Last Thursday and Friday as a “permitted worker” at Parliament I spoke in the Legislative Assembly on the Police and Emergency Legislation Amendment Bill.  Victorian Police and Protective Services Officers continue great work in looking after our community during these difficult times.  This legislation enhances...

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Camberwell Shopping Strip Receives $100,000 Boost

September 18, 2020 -

In great news this week Boroondara Council’s proposed Camberwell Highfield Streetscape Improvements will recieve $100,000 in funding from the State Government. This is an excellent boost for our local businesses as we begin the journey to reopening. The on-ground works will create local jobs, while...

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Roadmap To Reopening

September 7, 2020 -

Currently, Melbourne is in Stage 4 restrictions but from 11:59pm on 13 September, we’ll take our First Step towards COVID Normal. These steps will be guided by dates and data – with clear and articulated case targets, we’re creating “trigger points” for review for our...

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Helping Hawthorns Sporting Clubs Survive And Thrive

September 7, 2020 -

Sport is an integral part of the Hawthorn community and this support will help our clubs, leagues and associations pay the bills and make an eventual return to play that little bit easier. The Victorian Government is ramping up support for state sporting associations, leagues,...

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Climate Change Series: The Basics

September 7, 2020 -

Throughout the upcoming additions of our Fortnightly Update we will be including articles that walk us through the issue of climate change. During a time in which we are starting to consider our world post COVID-19, we have a great opportunity to plan for a world...

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