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Entries for September 2014

Welfare flaws clear in Arnhem Land insight

The Australian: LAST week history was made when Tony Abbott took the seat of government to Yolngu country in East Arnhem Land.   To spend time in an indigenous community is an enriching experience: theory becomes practice; statistics become people of flesh and blood; gallery pieces become liv... ... (26-Sep)

Payment increase for Knox pensioners

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has reminded pensioners in Knox that their payments will increase tomorrow, the second rise this year. Single age pensioners will receive an increase of up to $11.50 a fortnight, while age pensioner couples will receive up to $17.40 extra a fort... ... (19-Sep)

Payment increase for Knox pensioners

First 2014 Aston Shield awarded to top student

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has presented the first 2014 Aston Shield award to a local student. Year 12 Waverly Christian College student David Koch was awarded the prestigious Aston Shield award at a ceremony as part of the school’s assembly this morning. The award is name... ... (11-Sep)

First 2014 Aston Shield awarded to top student

Welfare lobby blind to reality

The Australian: It is almost impossible to imagine the day that the Australian Council of Social Service advocates tackling welfare dependency. Last week, it said it would never support any individual at any time having to wait before they access welfare payments. Not even for a month. This is ... ... (08-Sep)

Knox preschool funding delivers for parents

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has announced the Federal government will commit $406 million nationally to ensure families in Knox can continue to access up to 15 hours of preschool per week in 2015. Mr Tudge confirmed the Federal government is offering Victoria an extension of... ... (05-Sep)

Knox preschool funding delivers for parents

Aston Community Awards honour Knox local heroes

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has announced the winners of the inaugural 2014 Aston Community Awards. The Aston Community Awards celebrate local volunteers, community groups and businesses who give their time, skill and energy to helping others and making the Knox community ... ... (02-Sep)

Aston Community Awards honour Knox local heroes
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