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Women's Return to Work Grants

November 26, 2018

This grants program has been around for a few years now and enables some great outcomes by providing grants of $1,000 to support Canberra women who want to return to the workforce following time off for caring responsibilities.

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Women’s safety statistics are nothing to celebrate

November 19, 2018

This year the ACT exceeded both its target, and the national average for women’s safety statistics but I think it’s fair to say that no one feels content that only 43% of women feel safe when they’re out by themselves in public places during the night. I’m not satisfied and quite frankly, nor should others be.

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Update on housing and homeless initiatives

September 06, 2018

Update on actions and initiatives in the lead-up to the new housing strategy

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Ministerial Statement: Future of Education - A ten year education strategy

August 16, 2018

The Future of Education Strategy outlines a 10 year plan for education in the ACT. This strategy provides a roadmap to ensure our continued focus and investment to achieve the very best future for all ACT’s children―whether they attend government or non-government schools.

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Setting every child up for success

July 31, 2018

The ACT Government has set a goal of 15 hours per week, 600 hours per year of free, universal quality early childhood education for three year old children as a key part of the ACT Early Childhood Strategy.

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ACT Women's Plan Update

July 02, 2018

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