Queensland Young Achiever Awards 2017-18

Nominations are now open for the 2017-18 Queensland Young Achiever Awards!

The purpose of the Queensland Young Achiever Awards is to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people up to and including 29 years of age as of 31st December 2017.

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised? We would love for you to enter them into the Awards!

Below is a list of categories that are now open. The Awards are free to enter; all you need to do is click here to get started.

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FORMER CABINET MINISTER’S PETTY NAME CALLING

Release with the Hon Julie Collins MP, Shadow Minister for Ageing and Mental Health

Comments by Senator Canavan labelling people offended by the vile material coming out of the marriage equality debate as “delicate little flowers” is both callous and dangerous and shows an appalling lack of judgement. 

Senator Canavan should be ashamed of himself.

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LABOR SECURES IMPORTANT CONCESSIONS ON SAFEGUARDS BILL

THE HON MARK DREYFUS QC MP

SHADOW ATTORNEY-GENERAL

SHADOW MINISTER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY

ACTING SHADOW MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

MEMBER FOR ISAACS

 

TERRI BUTLER MP

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR UNIVERSITIES

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR EQUALITY

MEMBER FOR GRIFFITH

 

LABOR SECURES IMPORTANT CONCESSIONS ON SAFEGUARDS BILL

Labor remains steadfastly opposed to the government’s wasteful, hurtful $122 million postal survey on marriage equality – which we’ve already seen has inflicted hurt and suffering on vulnerable LGBTI Australians and their families.

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Faculties managed by ANSTO are important research assets for our nation

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Important unanimous report calling for stronger whistleblower protections


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PARLIAMENTARY JOINT COMMITTEE CALLS FOR STRONGER WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS

SENATOR DEBORAH O’NEILL

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR INNOVATION

SENATOR FOR NEW SOUTH WALES

 

TERRI BUTLER MP

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR UNIVERSITIES

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR EQUALITY

MEMBER FOR GRIFFITH

 

MATT KEOGH MP

MEMBER FOR BURT

 

SENATOR CHRIS KETTER

CHAIR, SENATE ECONOMICS REFERENCES COMMITTEE

SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND

PARLIAMENTARY JOINT COMMITTEE CALLS FOR STRONGER WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has released its unanimous report on whistleblower protections in the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors. 

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We can't fix the exclusionary nature of this postal survey but we can try to support LGBTI people

 

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People deserve to have the opportunity to go to University or TAFE if that is their path

 

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The Turnbull Government must ensure quality trauma counselling

 

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The Eidos Social Procurement Challenge

Applications are now open for the Eidos Social Procurement Challenge. Self-nominated teams will have until Friday the 3rd of November 2017 to submit an idea. The winner will receive a $25,000 contribution towards turning their idea into reality. 

 

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