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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

19 November 2019 – AUSSIE FARMS LOSE CHARITABLE STATUS

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission yesterday announced law-breaking group Aussie Farms have had their charitable status stripped following an investigation. Assistant Minister for Finance, Charites and Electoral Matters yesterday welcomed the decision of the Commissioner. “The Government recognises the special place that charities occupy in Australia, and it is important that charities recognise their privileged position and do not …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

8 November 2019 – AQUA PARK MAKES A SPLASH FROM THIS WEEKEND

On behalf of the Australian Government, we are delighted to mark the grand opening of the Inflatable Aqua Park at Black Mountain Peninsula tomorrow, Saturday 9 November. Approved by the National Capital Authority (NCA) earlier this year, this trial adds a new recreational lake activity to be enjoyed by hundreds of people over the upcoming recreational season. Assistant Minister for …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

7 November 2019 – CANBERRA COMMUNITIES SAFER

Canberra community groups have received more than $1.2 million under round four of the Safer Communities Fund, to protect children facing risks associated with racial and religious intolerance. “The Government is committed to protecting children and all Australians from all forms of harassment or violence stemming from racial or religious intolerance. No one should have to fear for their safety,” …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

6 November 2019 – WHAT’S A BUZZ AT OPH ROSE GARDENS?

On behalf of the Australian Government, we are pleased to announce that TODAY the National Capital Authority (NCA) will install a new home for a special family of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera). “The Rose Gardens are located in the Old Parliament House Gardens (OPHG), with the trial being conducted to aid in the health of the garden, and to assist …

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