Closing the Gap report

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: I rise to speak on the Closing the gap: Prime Minister’s report 2015. This is an important report. It was instituted by the then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd back in 2008. I thought it was a very good idea to institute such a report where the Prime Minister of the day each…

Julie Bishop visits Knox community

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today joined the Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, to discuss community concerns and celebrate Chinese New Year.   Mr Tudge hosted a community forum with Ms Bishop as the special guest at the Knox Club with over 200 local residents.   Ms Bishop…

Apply for Knox environmental projects funding

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, is inviting the Knox Council, community groups and individuals to apply for funding for environmental projects throughout Knox. The Green Army initiative provides funds for hands-on, practical, grassroots action to support local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. The Green Army gives Australians aged…

Labor’s record of disaster

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: Don’t you just love taking lectures on leadership from the man who assassinated not just one prime minister but two prime ministers? Regardless of where Bill Shorten goes from here, he will now go down in the history books of Australia as being the man who has assassinated, knocked off, more prime…