YFS gets funding boost to support struggling families

Jimboomba Times, October 18, 2017 Struggling families in the Jimboomba area will have access to more support following a $700,000 boost by the state government. The money will enable recipient YFS to open an office at Jimboomba and trial an approach that has been successful overseas. YFS chief executive officer Cath Bartolo said they would […]

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YFS responds to the drug test trial announcement for Logan

The Federal Government has announced a trial of drug testing for recipients of government benefits in Logan. Here are the facts as we understand them: It will start in January 2018 It will be for new recipients of Newstart and Youth Allowance People who test positive will go on income management People who fail a […]

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YFS launches Done with Debt

YFS is launching a new campaign to help people understand the true costs of consumer leases. Called Done with Debt, the campaign aims to prevent Logan residents getting into debt through rental of appliances, computers, phones or furniture. Billboards, bus shelter ads and shopping centres ads across Logan now display the message “easy lenders can […]

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Solar signs give auto flood alert

Albert & Logan News, July 31 2017 An innovative solar-powered alert system, which swings into action when a road floods, has won Logan City Council high acclaim. Council worked with researchers at Griffith University to develop the low-cost, solar-powered flashing signs (pictured) which trigger automatically. The signs automatically update flood information on council’s website, and […]

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