Community Services

CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT (UNLAWFUL POSSESSION) BILL 2013 Second Reading Speech

Second Reading
Resumed from 27 November 2013. Read more »

Community environment grants program - Questions

Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Environment: Read more »

Community programs slashed in state budget

Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren has questioned the ending of a community environment grants program that managed community groups and volunteers across the state.
 
The Environment Minister could not provide an answer in Parliament in regards to the estimated value of volunteers and community groups that fell to the wayside with the budget slash.
 
“Cutting this program, which successfully facilitated a vast array of volunteers and community groups, is completely nonsensical. Volunteers that looked after our state and assisted in conservation will now have to be replaced by workers hired out of taxpayer’s money, otherwise this important work won't be done.
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NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ON HOMELESNESS

NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ON HOMELESNESS
61. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the Minister for Child Protection:
I refer to a statement by Hon Mark Butler MP, federal Minister for Housing and Homelessness, on 14 May 2013.
(1) Why has the state government not signed on to the federal government’s National Partnership Agreement on
Homelessness for 2013–14? Read more »

Greens Plan Answers Call for Help on Sprawl

Today the Greens supported CEO’s calls for State Government support to deliver services and infrastructure along Perth’s fringes and said that working smarter within our current urban footprint will relieve pressure in outer suburbs.

As chief executives of outer suburban councils call for action on urban sprawl, Greens WA Planning Spokesperson Lynn MacLaren MLC said Perth had all the land needed for today and future growth.
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Housing Crisis Committee For CaLD Communities

Extract from Hansard [COUNCIL —Thursday, 8 November 2012] p8178a-8178a Hon Lynn MacLaren
 
Housing Crisis Committee For CaLD Communities
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