Million dollar Gilmore employment program kicks off

Jobs, jobs, jobs and more jobs is the theme of the brand new $1 million Gilmore employment program which officially kicked off in Nowra today. Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis said “The new Local Employment Initiative Fund will directly support employment projects in the area such as mentoring programs and…

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More funding for Kiama Aged Care of Excellence

Major restoration of historic Barroul House under round two of the Building Better Regions Fund Coalition Government investment of $1.4 million towards the $2.9 million Community Meeting Centre & Café project 136 projects will be funded under the Infrastructure Projects stream, with the Coalition Government investing over $200 million Kiama’s…

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Funding to help Waminda make smoking history

An anti-smoking campaign targeting teenage women and pregnant smokers on the New South Wales South Coast will be able to build on its life-changing work, with a further $610,000 from the Turnbull Government. The funding will go to the South Coast Women’s Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation (Waminda), to extend…

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Consultation paper puts Telcos under the microscope

Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis has welcomed the release of a consultation paper on proposed new rules to make sure consumers access effective complaints handling and a transparent and accountable redress scheme of telecommunications providers. Last year the Australian Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) received more than 158,000 complaints compared to…

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Turning the tide against dementia

Australia’s quest to find cures and prevent and better manage dementia will be turbocharged by the new Australian Dementia Network (ADNet), including memory centres and a registry of clinical trial volunteers to fast-track research. The Turnbull Government’s $18 million investment in the Australian-first project would be bolstered by a further…

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Eurobodalla, Shoalhaven and Kiama Councils receive early grants

Ann Sudmalis has welcomed the announcement that Eurobodalla, Shoalhaven and Kiama Councils will receive early payment from the Financial Assistance Grants program. “The Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government John McVeigh announced the Government has made an early payment of 50 per cent of the 2018-19 Financial Assistance…

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Expanded language program rolls out in Gilmore

Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis has welcomed the expansion of the Federal Government’s Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program and is encouraging parents to talk to their preschools and schools about getting involved. “The expansion of the program will see the introduction of languages such as Korean, Vietnamese, Turkish and…

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Governments working together will deliver Nowra Bridge

Today’s announcement of a match in funding from the New South Wales Liberals and Nationals Government will help deliver the much-needed Nowra Bridge, the Federal Government says. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack welcomed the funding, saying it will help deliver the new bridge Nowra deserves. “By working together, the Federal…

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Less frustration in Family Court system

A single new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) will be established from 1 January, 2019 by joining the existing Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court of Australia. Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis said, “Many constituents have raised their concerns with me about the delays affecting the…

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New Junior School Building for Nowra Anglican College

Students and staff at Nowra Anglican College in Bomaderry will have full use of five new general learning areas thanks to funding from the Turnbull Government. Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis officially opened the new facility today on behalf of the Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham. “It was…

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