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AUSTRALIANS FORCED TO JUGGLE JOBS TO MAKE ENDS MEET

July 26, 2017

More and more Australians are being forced to work two jobs to make ends meet, with Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirming underlying problems in the labour market such as the rise in underemployment and insecure work.

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LOCAL HEROES TO BE RECOGNISED BY BLAIR VOLUNTEER AWARDS

July 21, 2017

Hard working volunteers throughout Ipswich and the Somerset will receive deserved recognition and praise, with nominations now open for the 2017 Blair Volunteer Awards.

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TURNBULL’S PLAN TO AXE ENERGY SUPPLEMENT SLAMMED

July 20, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull’s plan to axe the Energy Supplement to 1.7 million Australians has been slammed by pensioner groups and community organisations.

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FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS TO TACKLE HARDSHIP AND DISADVANTAGE

July 17, 2017

Ipswich and Somerset Community Groups looking to promote inclusiveness and social resilience will be able to access new funding under the Federal Government’s ‘Strong and Resilient Communities’ program.

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LABOR ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR BETTER SUPPORT FOR DEFENCE PERSONNEL FAMILIES

July 04, 2017

Ipswich military families will receive a higher level of support of support and care following the announcement that a Shorten Labor Government will develop a Family Engagement and Support Strategy for Defence Personnel and Veterans.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MISSING IN ACTION AS APPRENTICE NUMBERS DROP YET AGAIN

June 09, 2017

The latest quarterly figures from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) have revealed that apprentice numbers are continuing to fall under the Turnbull Government.

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