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National award for youth against family violence project
30 July 2020
A campaign against family violence conceived by Greater Dandenong youth has been recognised at the 2020 National Awards for Local Government.
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Local gambling losses hit record levels
02 August 2018
For many years, Council has strongly urged State and Federal Governments to reform the way gambling is conducted, to ease the enormous burden of such its losses upon our community.
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Councils join forces to advocate for asylum seekers following planned financial cuts
01 August 2018
The City of Greater Dandenong has joined with Victorian local government leaders and key support agencies from across Melbourne to advocate against planned cuts to financial support for asylum seekers.
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Advocacy against changes to the Status Resolution Support Services
27 July 2018
The City of Greater Dandenong has taken a leading role in advocating against recent federal government changes to the eligibility criteria for the Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) for people seeking asylum...
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Greater Dandenong Mayor stands #WithRefugees
20 June 2018
Greater Dandenong Mayor Councillor Youhorn Chea has joined with mayors from across the globe to mark World Refugee Day today...
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Greater Dandenong supports the Make Renting Fair campaign
17 August 2017
Fifty-four CEOs and community leaders including Greater Dandenong Mayor Councillor Jim Memeti have written to the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews this morning warning that prospective changes to the Residential Tenancies Act will adversely impact 1.5 million Victorians who rent their homes, leading to greater housing insecurity and homelessness...


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