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Week recognises hard working assistance dogs

August 03, 2015

International Assistance Dog Week gives us all the chance to recognise hard working assistance dogs that carry out a range of tasks to improve the lives of their handlers.

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More doors open for guide, hearing and assistance dogs

July 22, 2015

Local people with a disability are on track to benefit from improved accessibility thanks to the Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Amendment Bill which was introduced into State Parliament last week.

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Latest round of funding grants up for grabs

July 21, 2015

Local sporting clubs and community groups could be up to $35,000 better off with the next round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) grants opening this week.

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Call to recognise resilient Queenslanders

July 21, 2015

Innovative Queenslanders who’ve found ways to stand strong against natural disasters are being asked to step forward and nominate for the Queensland Resilient Australia Awards 2015.

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Labor restores rights of landholders

July 20, 2015

The State Labor Government had met an election commitment and restored rights that the LNP had stripped from rural landholders in Queensland.

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New laws protect local children from preventative disease

July 17, 2015

Under new laws, approved early childhood education and care services will be protected if they decide to exclude children who are not fully immunised against vaccine-preventable diseases.

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