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Kelly Vincent on Cashless Card, Disability Pension and NDIS

This week’s interview focuses on a number of inter-linked issues. We talk about the Cashless Debit Card that is being trialled in communities around the Ceduna area and in the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham... read on

Eva Cox on the Cashless Debit Card

This week’s interview is about the Cashless Debit Card that is being trialled in communities in the West Coast of South Australia, around the Ceduna area, and in the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham in... read on

Trial of the Cashless Debit Card

Introduction The Federal Government’s Department of Social Services is trialling the Cashless Debit Card (CDC) in communities on the West Coast of South Australia, around the Ceduna area; and the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham... read on

Community views on Cashless Debit Card

This week’s Anangu Lands Paper Tracker radio interview focuses on the Cashless Debit Card that is being trialed in communities in the West Coast of South Australia, around the Ceduna area; and the communities of... read on

Progress report on Cashless Debit Card

This week’s interview focuses on the Cashless Debit Card that is being trialed in communities in the West Coast of South Australia, around the Ceduna area; and the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham in Western... read on

DASSA on drug and alcohol services on the Lands

This week’s Paper Tracker radio interview is with Mr Mark Thompson, the Coordinator for Aboriginal Clinical Services and Strategy at the Drug and Alcohol Services of South Australia (DASSA). Mark lets us know about the... read on

Reinstatement of drug and alcohol services funding

ANOTHER FUNDING EXTENSION! Having previously been informed that their funding was being cut, alcohol and drug treatment organisations which receive funding from the Australian Government have had their funding extended until 30 June 2016. Here is... read on

Interview with Jeremy Gaynor

In this interview, which was recorded on 14 January 2014, the Paper Tracker talks with Jeremy Gaynor, Country Health SA’s Manager of the Amata Family Wellbeing Centre. Jeremy talks about how the previous Amata Substance... read on

Coober Pedy: new rules for take-away grog

A new set of rules to better manage the sale of take-away alcohol in Coober Pedy came into effect yesterday. Among other things, the rules ban the sale of take-away alcohol to anyone from Umoona community or the APY Lands... read on

Opal fuel roll-out to Yalata: timeframe extended

Since 2006, the Australian and South Australian Governments have been working on plans to make Opal fuel available in Yalata. The timeframe for completing this project has just been extended for the seventh time... read on

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