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       More than $14 million to support
       Mor              e than $14 million t                                                           o suppor                             t

                                                    ans and seniors
       NSW veterans and seniors
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            mployment programs, part-  veterans and seniors, with $14.3
            nerships and events will  million allocated in the 2021-22
      Econtinue to  empower NSW  NSW Budget.
                                              Minister for Veterans and Seniors
           GREAT OFFER                      Natalie Ward said $6.9 million will
                                            help support ex-service personnel,
         TREE SERVICES                      while recognising their sacrifice
                                            to our nation and the communi-

               TREE LOPPING                 ty’s diversity and unique needs,
               TREE LOPPING
              TREE TRIMMING
              TREE TRIMMING                 as guided by the first ever NSW
             STUMP GRINDING
             STUMP GRINDING                 Veterans Strategy.                    said $7.4 million will help ensure  regional and rural businesses
                                              “Supporting the health and well- people continue to have social,  to join the more than 7,500 NSW
            GUTTER CLEANING                 being  of veterans  and their  fami- healthy and active lives, with  Seniors  Card  deal  and  discount
            RUBBISH REMO
            RUBBISH REMOVAL                 lies is paramount and we do this  spending  guided  by  the  Ageing  providers.
                FREE MULCH                  through ongoing  programs in  Well in NSW: Seniors Strategy                  “We’re committed to maintaining
                FREE MULCH
                                            employment, education, health  2021-2031 opens in new window.               strong partnerships with commu-
                                            and more,” Mrs Ward said.              “People over 65 are the fastest  nity organisations, businesses and
                                              Already exceeding its target, the  growing population group, so  health services for the benefit of
                                            successful Veterans  Employment  we’re embracing the challenges  our seniors,” Mrs Ward added.
                                            Program  will  continue  to  help  and opportunities of our ageing           This    funding    also   includes
                                            ex-service personnel utilise their  demographic,” Mrs Ward said.            $1.2 million to support the four
                                            transferable skills. Education also    “We recognise the immense con- NSW  Ageing advocacy organi-
                                            remains pivotal with $200,000  tribution seniors make to their  sations: Council on the  Ageing
                                            for the Premier’s Anzac Memorial  families and communities, and will  NSW,            Combined      Pensioners
                                            Scholarship.                          continue to improve their wellbe- and  Superannuants Association,
               7 DAYS A WEEK
               7 D A YS A WEEK                The NSW Veterans Strategyopens  ing through our policies, projects  Seniors Rights Service and the
                ALL SUBURBS
                ALL SUBURBS                 in new window also highlights the  and supports.”                           Older Women’s Network.
               FULLY INSURED              ssmsyd15239  importance of commemoration,   With more than 80 per cent of      For more information  on veter-
                     Y INSURED
                FREE QUO     TES            with $4.1 million for the State War  seniors owning a computer, those  ans, visit:
                FREE QUOTES
                CALL WALLY                  Memorial Register, Community  connecting online will benefit  au and for more information on
                                            War Memorials Fund,  events  from $500,000 building on the Tech  seniors, visit:
         0488 109 833                       such as Anzac Day, and the Anzac  Savvy Seniors Program.                    seniors
                                                                                   Another $500,000 will help the
                                              In the Seniors portfolio Mrs Ward  NSW Seniors Card add more              media-releases/more-than-$14-million-to-support-

                                                                                                    – Pest Control

                                                                                                    – Bed Bugs

                                                                                                    – Bird Proofing

                                                                                                    – Pressure Cleaning

                                                                                                    – Gutter Cleaning

                                                                                                    – Kitchen Restoration

                                                                                                    – Painting Services

                                                                                                    – Handyman Services

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