New ice plan to make difference locally

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, welcomed the Federal Government’s ice plan which will help address the ice epidemic locally. The plan was informed by feedback collected by local residents and collated in Mr Tudge’s Aston Ice Report. It includes a huge investment in preventative messages as well as $241 million…

Statement on countering violent extremism

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: The Prime Minister eloquently began his national security statement last week in the following way: When innocent people are dying at the hands of violent extremists, no matter where in the world this is happening, hard questions are asked of societies like our own—hard questions for which there are no easy answers.…

Tudge launches Aston Ice Report

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has launched the Aston Ice Report on behalf of Knox residents outlining a plan of action for tackling the ice epidemic locally and nationally.   Following the Federal Government’s announcement of a National Ice Action Strategy, Mr Tudge asked for feedback and ideas from local…

The Tide is Turning for Indigenous Australians

The Australian:  The overwhelming feeling from the Prime Minister’s visit to indigenous communities late last month was optimism. That the tide may be turning and conditions slowly but steadily improving. In the seemingly intractable area of remote indigenous disadvantage, have we turned the corner? The week was spent in the Torres Strait Islands and northern…