THE HON JULIA GILLARD MP
THE HON WARREN SNOWDON MP
Member for Lingiari
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
Minister for Defence Science and Personnel
Minister for Indigenous Health
SENATOR TRISH CROSSIN
Senator for the Northern Territory
14 June 2011
Senator Trish Crossin and Member for Lingiari Warren Snowdon are encouraging Territorians to get in early and register to attend the Community Cabinet.
Community Cabinet Meetings provide an opportunity for locals to meet with individual Ministers and attend a community reception and public forum with the Prime Minister and Federal Ministers.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard is hosting the Community Cabinet Meeting at Palmerston Senior College on Tilston Avenue, Driver, on Wednesday 29th June from 5pm.
People from the Territory are welcome to attend the Community Cabinet meeting and request a one-on-one meeting with a Minister but attendance is by registration only and will be limited to the venue capacity.
Those travelling from regional areas will need to seek their own transportation and accommodation.
This forum is a unique opportunity for Territorians to raise matters of concern to them with the Prime Minister and Federal Cabinet.
This is the Government’s 28th Community Cabinet meeting, and will be second time it has been held in the Territory. It was previously held at Yirrkala in July 2008.
So far 11,300 people have attended Community Cabinet Meetings across Australia and 1,542 one-on-one meetings have been held with Ministers.
For those wishing to attend, registration in advance is essential.
Registrations open at 9am on Tuesday 14 June and close at 5pm Friday 17 June, and can be made online at www.pm.gov.au or by calling the toll free number 1800 088 323.
Registrations are strictly limited to venue capacity and may close early if capacity is reached.
Any constituents needing assistance or require more information are urged to call Senator Crossin’s electorate office on 8931 0830 or TOLL FREE 1300 301 713.
CROSSIN: Carla Fernandes 0407 619 383
SNOWDON: Alice Plate 0400 045 999
PRESS OFFICE: 02 6277 7744