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We had:

Suzie Brown, Australian Parents for Climate Action National Director talking about how Aussie parents call on the Federal Government to fund solar for every school and early childhood centre as part of the COVID-19 recovery.

Maree McCabe, Dementia Australia CEO discussing how extra care and vigilance needed in aged care to protect people living with dementia. She said it is crucial that all those working in aged care, especially in Victoria, are extra vigilant in providing care for people living with dementia to protect them from the risk of COVID-19.

Senior Sergeant Glen De Lai from Edmonton police talking about The Department of transport and Main Roads new road safety campaign, ‘Dangerous driving habits’ which was commenced on Monday 3rd August and is running through to the 6th of September to target dangerous driving, including failing to give way, tailgating and disobeying traffic signals.

Dr Fiona Hilferty, Senior Research Fellow at the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre discussing new data that reveals the true extent of homelessness for Australian veterans. About 5,800 ex-serving men and women are homeless in a 12-month period, a rate significantly higher than for all Australians.

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