Home' Tennant and District Times : 2015-0320 TDT Contents 6 TENNANT AND DISTRICT TIMES FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2015
Tennant Creek PlayGroup
Every Monday from 9.30am onwards
Senior Citizens Hall, 49 Haddock street
Every THURSDAY 10am
Tex’s Schnitzel House Eldorado Motel
$35 yearly Family Membership
$ 5 per visit per family
2 Free sessions to start
Check out facebook website for further events
All children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.
For details, contact
PO Box 834 TENNANT
CREEK NT 0860
Tennant Creek Playgroup
Benefits of playgroup...
There are many reasons why families join Playgroup. Playgroup
provides children with the opportunities to:
• Have fun
• Play with other children
• Interact with other adults
• Play with different toys and equipment
• Participate in activities they may not be able to do at home
• Develop motor, cognitive and social skills through play experiences
• Participate in group excursions
• Make the transition from home to the school environment easier
Parents and carers benefit from attending Playgroup too. You can:
• Enjoy playing with your child
• Watch your child’s development in different settings
• Enjoy a break from the isolation of being at home
• Make new friends
• Share parenting experiences and develop a support network
• Have fun too!
Indigenous organisations throughout the
Territory are counting the cost of Liberal
Budget cuts and CLP Territory Government
failing to fight back!
Federal LNP funding cuts to Indigenous organisa-
tions will send employment targets backwards and
damage regional economies.
Indigenous organisations operate strong links with
regional businesses providing services in remote
communities at risk by Senator Nigel Scullion’s
Commonwealth budget cuts after promising jobs
would be protected.
The Territory Labor Opposition calls on Chief Min-
ister Adam Giles to stand up for Territorians defend-
ing regional economies, programs and jobs at risk.
Federal cuts to Indigenous Ranger programs reverse
training, employment and environmental manage-
ment on land and sea acknowledged by industry and
scientists throughout the world.
About 320 people deliver land and sea ranger pro-
grams across the Northern Territory growing regional
economies and developing carbon trading opportuni-
ties in partnership with global industries.
Territorians need Australian Government certainty
that regional and remote economies will not be dis-
advantaged through major funding cuts to community
services and Indigenous programs.
Early estimates suggest the Federal LNP Govern-
ment’s funding model allocating $860 million Austra-
lia wide 2015-16 fails the accountability test against
promised $4.9 billion over four years.
The Commonwealth Parliament estimates only 964
service delivery organisations out of 2345 submis-
sions received funding under CLP Senator Scullion’s
Indigenous Advancement Strategy.
Early causality, Barkly Regional Council losing
funding and jobs delivering youth, sport and recre-
ation programs addressing volatile substance abuse
and alcohol harm among young people.
Regional councils and community organisations
are counting the costs of Federal funding cuts on job
losses reflecting misguided Liberal policy targeting
the vulnerable and disadvantaged.
Prime Minister Abbott oversights an Indigenous
Affairs Minister putting hundreds of Indigenous
Territorians out of work severely impacting regional
economies and crushing individual self-esteem.
Liberal policy ripped $500 million out of 2013-14
Commonwealth Aboriginal Affairs budget promising
the new Indigenous Advancement Strategy would
What improvement comes from regional and remote
job loses where the social and economic wellbeing of
a community is compromised by the welfare cycle?
Chief Minister Giles recently saved his own job
so what about leadership to save Territory jobs,
regional economies and most importantly maintain
Chief Minister Giles recently allocated $500,000 to
grass tennis courts in Darwin for two days of Davis
Cup tennis against Kazakhstan, half a million dollars
that could employ ten Sport and Recreation Officers
for a year!
Member for Barkly
Job losses wreck
BARKLY ELECTORATE OFFICE:
Phone 8962 4641. Email: email@example.com
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