Entries for September 2016
26 September, 2016
Australian Priority Investment Approach to Welfare
Last week the Coalition Government announced the first stage in a new approach aiming to revolutionise the welfare system by focusing on improving the individual lives of people trapped in it.
19 September, 2016
Budget Savings measures pass through Parliament
It was another busy week in the Federal Parliament in Canberra last week. I was pleased that the Coalition Government was able to make tangible headway towards balancing the Budget with the passage of...
12 September, 2016
Tackling pests and weeds in NSW
Landholders throughout the Federal electorate of Parkes will soon be better-equipped to tackle the scourge of pests and weeds thanks to a share in $3 million of federal funding for 23 projects across New South Wales.
05 September, 2016
Opening of the 45th Parliament
Last week I was in Canberra for the first sitting week of the 45th Parliament which began with a Welcome to Country ceremony in the Great Hall at Parliament House.
On the opening day of the House of Representatives, Member for Casey, the Hon Tony Smith, was re-elec...