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Justine Elliot MP and PCYC manager Mark Madden together with other staff and the children the funding will help.
Justine Elliot MP and PCYC manager Mark Madden together with other staff and the children the funding will help.

Proceeds from the from the National Crime Prevention Fund will pay for a new people mover for Tweed Heads PCYC, Richmond MP Justine Elliot announced yesterday.

‘We are taking money from criminals and investing it across the country to help young people who are at risk of falling into a life of crime,’ Ms Elliot said.

‘Not-for-profit groups are being funded to run programs that target young people who are at risk of falling off the tracks and getting involved in a life of crime.

‘I congratulate Tweed Heads PCYC for their successful grant applications and look forward to these projects being rolled out.’

 


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