Media Releases by The Hon Julie Collins MP

Playing their part in protecting Australia’s children

The Minister for Community Services Julie Collins has today presented the inaugural National Child Protection Week “Play Your Part” Award acknowledging the outstanding work of individuals, communities and organisations who have played their part in creating safer communities for children… Continue reading

Do a Money Health Check in MoneySmart Week

The first ever MoneySmart Week is underway – and the Australian Government is encouraging Australians to carry out their own ‘money health check’. The Minister for Community Services, Julie Collins and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, Bill Shorten, said… Continue reading

Newman’s gag order is business as usual for Liberals

The Queensland Government’s move to gag the State’s community sector after subjecting it to massive funding cuts shows the shameful way Coalition governments do business, the Minister for Community Services, Julie Collins, said today. “This Queensland Government gag order has… Continue reading

Tasmania gets involved in Homeless Persons’ Week 2012

The acting Minister for Housing and Homelessness and Member for Franklin, Julie Collins, today encouraged Tasmanians to get involved in National Homeless Persons’ Week. The annual event organised by Homelessness Australia aims to increase public awareness of homelessness and its… Continue reading

National Homeless Persons’ Week 2012

Australians concerned about homelessness are this week holding special events across the country to celebrate National Homeless Persons’ Week and raise awareness of the issue. The acting Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Julie Collins, today helped launch National Homeless Persons’… Continue reading

Focus on mental health support for children and families

Strengthening mental health support for children and their families has been a key focus of the second meeting of the Australian Government’s Children and Family Roundtable in Melbourne today. The Roundtable members, providing advice to the Australian Government, also discussed… Continue reading

Giving Respect the Big Rap

Two young Indigenous Australians have been nationally recognised in this year’s National Art and Poster and the Rap4Respect competitions in Hobart. Senator for Tasmania, Carol Brown, representing the Minister for the Status of Women, Julie Collins, today announced Sophie Flynn… Continue reading