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July 2015

31/07/2015

Parramatta Female Factory to be assessed for the National Heritage List

The Australian Government is pleased to announce the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct in Western Sydney will be assessed for possible inclusion on the National Heritage List.

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The Australian Government is pleased to announce the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct in Western Sydney will be assessed for possible inclusion on the National Heritage List.
30/07/2015

Project launched to de-vine Duck River

Representatives from all levels of government and local community leaders came together on Tuesday to launch the ‘De-Vine Duck River Bushcare Group’ project – a project that “exemplifies how government cooperation can lead to local benefits,” Craig Laundy.

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Representatives from all levels of government and local community leaders came together on Tuesday to launch the ‘De-Vine Duck River Bushcare Group’ project - a project that "exemplifies how government cooperation can lead to local benefits," Craig Laundy.
24/07/2015

Demonstration outside Chinese Consulate-General, Sydney

I was deeply concerned to read reports of a protest at the Chinese Sydney Consulate-General on 22 July, where protestors allegedly trespassed onto the grounds of the Consulate and took down the Chinese flag.

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I was deeply concerned to read reports of a protest at the Chinese Sydney Consulate-General on 22 July, where protestors allegedly trespassed onto the grounds of the Consulate and took down the Chinese flag.

23/07/2015

NSW Minister for Emergency Services visits Reid firefighters

Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy MP was joined today by Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott to meet with local fire fighters across Reid and promote winter fire safety.

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Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy MP was joined today by Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott to meet with local fire fighters across Reid and promote winter fire safety.
22/07/2015

$14.5 million to help temporary refugees gain better English language skills

The Coalition Government will invest an extra $14.5 million in 2015-16 to help refugees learn English so they have a better chance of supporting themselves through work.

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The Coalition Government will invest an extra $14.5 million in 2015-16 to help refugees learn English so they have a better chance of supporting themselves through work.