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Saluting veterans service grants available

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, is encouraging community groups to apply for funding for projects commemorating Australia’s military history. With the centenary of Anzac fast approaching in 2015, the ‘Saluting Their Service’ grants programme helps the Australian community from a... ... (30-Apr)

Saluting veterans service grants available

Boost for Knox home and community care services

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has announced a $189,921 funding boost to Home and Community Care services in Knox. Frail, older people and younger people with a disability in Knox will get extra support to stay in their own homes thanks to the additional funding. This include... ... (29-Apr)

Boost for Knox home and community care services

Labor all talk, no action

Australian Financial Review:  Opposition Leader Bill Shorten last week outlined his vision for a modernised Labor Party in which trade unions would have diminished influence. Missing, however, was any mention of policy. There was discussion about tweaking preselection rules and eligibility for ... ... (29-Apr)

Knox residents remember at Anzac Day

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, will be joining thousands of Knox residents at services commemorating Anzac Day this Friday.   Mr Tudge said services will be held throughout Knox, including Boronia, Bayswater, Ferntree Gully and Rowville. “Anzac Day allows us all to... ... (23-Apr)

Knox residents remember at Anzac Day

Calling for Knox Green Army environmental projects

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, is calling on the Knox Council, community groups and individuals to submit ideas and proposals for new Green Army environmental projects throughout Knox. The Green Army is a voluntary programme that funds hands-on, practical, grassroots action to ... ... (15-Apr)

Calling for Knox Green Army environmental projects

Knox Headspace helps 1000 young people in first year

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today celebrated the first birthday of the Headspace Centre in Knox Ozone. Twelve months ago, the Centre opened after a two year campaign led by Mr Tudge that saw 10,000 signatures collected, calling for its establishment in the popular Knox Ozone... ... (11-Apr)

Knox Headspace helps 1000 young people in first year

Getting off the welfare train

The Australian: In the indigenous employment figures released last month, one statistic stands out: only 30 per cent of working-age people in remote communities have a job. Among 17 to 24-year-olds, only 18 per cent are fully engaged in work or study. The government wants the people in remote c... ... (09-Apr)

Win for veterans with fair pension indexation

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has announced that the government is delivering on its long-standing promise to deliver fair indexation to veterans’ pensions.  The Abbott Government has passed legislation that finally delivers fair indexation to Defence Force Retirement Ben... ... (07-Apr)

Win for veterans with fair pension indexation
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