Vass Valley Aged Care workers in a plea to rectify the ever increasing demand of the industry, has made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee Inquiry into the Future of Australia's aged care in late February this year.
When a 10-year-old girl placed a cake mixture in the oven 69 years ago, who could have dreamt that the baking smells predicted, not just a light and fluffy sponge cake that went on to win first prize at the Yass Show, but the birth of a tradition.
After nearly ten months of trial, Yass Valley Council’s initiative to provide its ratepayers with free waste vouchers appears to have failed, with only 14 per cent of vouchers used to date and $50,000 already spent on the enterprise.
A small group of young people from Yass High School have once again been given the opportunity to access the program that provides learning opportunities and support services to assist them to remain or re-engage with education or training, or transition to employment.
As a daughter whose father, John Elliott fought in Vietnam and as a child, watched the torment he has lived through, as all veteran’s children would have, it is with my sincerest thanks to Cyril Cox for organising such an honouring service.