CHILD PROTECTION FAILURES A DISGRACE

The ACT Labor government should be ashamed following an ABC TV program that highlighted abject failures of the ACT’s child protection system, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder said today. “It’s a measure of a state as to how it cares for its vulnerable young people and…

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ANOTHER BLUNDER IN BERRY’S PORTFOLIO

Hot on the heels of Yvette Berry’s Spotless contract scandal, it’s now obvious the Minister hasn’t had adequate oversight of the funding arrangements for housing provider Inanna Inc, which is apparently struggling to fulfil its obligations, Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Nicole Lawder said today. “When organisations receive…

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SERIOUS QUESTIONS OVER TOTAL FACILITIES MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

The Barr government’s decision to extend the Total Facilities Management (TFM) contract with current provider Spotless for an extra year until mid-2018 raises serious questions about governance issues, Shadow Minister for Housing Nicole Lawder said today. “The contract which provides maintenance for public housing was awarded to Spotless for five…

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MEDIA ALERT

What: The Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services, Nicole Lawder and Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Hanson will announce a range of initiatives that will enhance and support our community service organisations. Where: Communities@Work, 245 Cowlishaw Street, Tuggeranong When: Wednesday 24 August at 11:30am

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LAWDER SUPPORTS NATIONAL TREE DAY

Shadow Minister for the Environment, Nicole Lawder will join Teddybears Childcare Centres in Macarthur and Curtin tomorrow to celebrate National Tree Day. “I’m looking forward to joining the crowd at Teddybears Childcare Centres to help plant trees in recognition of the 20th National Tree Day in Australia,” Ms Lawder said…

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