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Mental well being reforms to support tackle rise in homelessness: wellness minister

Posted December 12, 2015 00:18:ten Federal Well being Minister Sussan Ley says the Government’s mental wellness reforms could help address the increasing price of homelessness amongst sufferers. Around 25 per cent of Australia’s homeless population, or 63,000 men and women, reported mental well being concerns, according to new information issued by the Australian Institute of…


‘I don’t give a damn’: Minister defends demerit point rise for mobile use

Posted November 25, 2015 16:35:52 Photo: Drivers who use their mobiles behind the wheel are set to face harsher penalties. (AAP: Nikki Quick) NSW Road Minister Duncan Gay has said he is being “deliberately difficult” in raising demerit points for drivers caught using mobile phones. And this year, for the initial time, the State Government…