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Helpline Funding

Post by Feebes » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:27 pm

Has there been an official announcement that the helpline funding has been renewed? I am seeing mixed things on my social news feed, so would just like a clarification.

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Re: Helpline Funding

Post by mooki » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:34 pm

Hey Feebes, no nothing official yet.

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Re: Helpline Funding

Post by Mummy woo! » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:40 pm

Feebes ABA has sent a proposal to the Health Department asking for funding. That proposal is currently being evaluated. It can only help with the evaluation to have people write to their local member supporting funding the Helpline. You can find your local member's contact details on the Parliament House website.
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Re: Helpline Funding

Post by Feebes » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:48 pm

https://www.change.org/p/the-hon-sussan ... ebook_link

Then what is this about?

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Re: Helpline Funding

Post by mooki » Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:50 pm

there has been info in the media but no official word to ABA. The petition was not generated by anyone in ABA :)

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Re: Helpline Funding

Post by Mummy woo! » Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:28 pm

Feebes wrote:https://www.change.org/p/the-hon-sussan ... ebook_link

Then what is this about?

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The press release is only from yesterday - it looks as though they have heard us. Albeit slightly less funding than last year. We haven't had any official notification - I expect it will come as soon as things are settled, and possibly after our leaders have had a little breather - they have been working really hard on this.
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Re: Helpline Funding

Post by mooki » Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:40 pm

Mummy woo! wrote:
Feebes wrote:https://www.change.org/p/the-hon-sussan ... ebook_link

Then what is this about?

Mods, no idea if this is ok to post?

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The press release is only from yesterday - it looks as though they have heard us. Albeit slightly less funding than last year. We haven't had any official notification - I expect it will come as soon as things are settled, and possibly after our leaders have had a little breather - they have been working really hard on this.

As of right at this moment ABA hasn't been officially told anything...

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