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Reforms Deliver Fairer, Simpler Retirement Village Fees

The NSW Government will deliver fairer, more transparent fees for retirement village residents through new laws that will see exit entitlements paid more quickly when residents depart their village.

Member for Manly James Griffin said the new reforms will help retirement village residents on the Northern Beaches by improving access to exit entitlements, creating a new mechanism to support residents moving to aged care, and placing a 42-day cap on the payment of recurrent charges for general services.

Victims of Domestic Violence Urged to 'Speak Out'

Domestic violence victim-survivors on the Northern Beaches and across NSW are the focus of a new advertising campaign that encourages victims to contact the NSW Domestic Violence Line, a 24/7 counselling and referral service, for confidential support.

Member for Manly James Griffin said COVID-19 restrictions have potentially increased the challenges victims face when seeking help.

Landmark Consultation to Improve the Lives of NSW Veterans

The NSW Government is embarking on major consultation to help understand the issues facing veterans and their families today with the opening of an online survey.

Member for Manly James Griffin said consultation will help shape the first NSW Veterans Strategy.

“The veterans’ community now has the chance to complete a survey or attend one of the forums being held across the State to share their views and highlight the issues they face to best determine the appropriate support they require,” Mr. Griffin said.