Adults with disability and older people on the Northern Beaches now have a powerful advocate in their corner with the appointment of Robert Fitzgerald AM as NSW’s first Ageing and Disability Commissioner.
The Commissioner began work this week tasked with protecting adults with disability and older people from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
To celebrate Mental Health Month in October, Member for Manly James Griffin is calling for grant applications for Northern Beaches projects and events that promote social connectedness and encourage openness towards mental health in the community.
Seniors across the Northern Beaches will benefit from a cash boost to the 2020 NSW Seniors Festival, encouraging them to get active, socialise, learn new skills and connect with services.
Member for Manly James Griffin has announced a share of $200,000 is available for local organisations helping them to deliver events that celebrate seniors.