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Tudge motion calls on Federal Government to support East West Link

Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP has moved a motion in the Australian Parliament today calling on the Federal Government to match the Coalition’s $1.5 billion commitment to the East West Link. The $6-8 Billion East West Link project is the top infrastructure priority for Victoria according t... ... (29-May)

Tudge motion calls on Federal Government to support East West Link

Knox manufacturers need to be helped not hindered after Ford collapse

Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP has called on the government in Federal Parliament to do more for the struggling manufacturers, particularly after the collapse of Ford in Victoria.  There are over 1,000 manufacturers in Knox employing over 10,000 people. The recent Ford collapse will d... ... (29-May)

Knox manufacturers need to be helped not hindered after Ford collapse

Academia can’t be limited to 26 weeks

Australian Financial Review Despite students living in a 24/7 world, the academic calendar remains firmly rooted in the past, dictating that students can learn for only half the year. It is an anomaly which makes little sense in today’s world and should change. Faster learning would reduce student’... ... (27-May)

Coalition committed to taking the pressure off Knox Households

The Coalition will help Knox families, households, retirees and pensioners get ahead and plan their futures with confidence by scrapping the carbon tax as well as ensuring that tax cuts and fortnightly pension and benefit increases are kept. Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP said the announcem... ... (17-May)

Coalition committed to taking the pressure off Knox Households

Federal Government forgets Knox, says no to East West Link

The Federal Government has refused to fund the East West link to connect the Eastern Freeway to the Tullamarine and the west of Melbourne in last night’s Federal Budget. Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP said it was disappointing that the Federal Government had overlooked the critical project... ... (15-May)

Federal Government forgets Knox, says no to East West Link

Budget 2013: More Debt, More Chaos, More Spin says Alan Tudge

This year’s Budget delivers more debt, more deficits, more taxes, more broken promises and more uncertainty said Alan Tudge MP, Federal Member for Aston. “At a time when Australians are desperately seeking stable and competent economic management, the Budget just delivers more chaos, debt and spin”... ... (15-May)

Budget 2013: More Debt, More Chaos, More Spin says Alan Tudge

Red tape, costs putting the squeeze on Knox Aged Care services

Red tape, the impact of labour costs and issues with home care were hot topics at a local Aged Care forum hosted by Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP with the key guest, Shadow Minister for Ageing and Mental Health Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells. The forum provided an opportunity for loca... ... (14-May)

Red tape, costs putting the squeeze on Knox Aged Care services

Knox Families hit by yet another broken promise

The announcement that Labor will cut the carbon tax compensation is another broken promise that will hurt Knox families, said Alan Tudge MP, Federal Member for Aston. “The Prime Minister Julia Gillard promised no carbon tax and then the Minister for Climate Change Greg Combet promised a carbon tax ... ... (09-May)

Knox Families hit by yet another broken promise

East West Link announcement a win for Knox residents

Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP has welcomed the Napthine Government’s commitment to build the East West Link as a win for local Knox residents. In last night’s state budget the State Government committed to building the East West link to connect the eastern freeway to the Tullamarine and t... ... (08-May)

East West Link announcement a win for Knox residents

Knox locals will pay for more debt, more taxes and more government ads

Federal Member for Aston Alan Tudge MP has called on the Federal Government to stop irresponsible spending, end wasteful government advertising and deliver a surplus.    “It’s clear with less than one week til the Budget that the Federal Government’s Budget is in chaos”, said Mr Tudge. “... ... (08-May)

Knox locals will pay for more debt, more taxes and more government ads
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