Wasteful Government Advertising

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: We know that the government has no shame, but the hospital ads that the government has placed into Victorian metropolitan newspapers go to new lows. We know the history of this. The government ripped $107 million from Victorian hospitals causing beds to close at the premier cancer institution, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre,…

Knox Relay for Life

PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra: The Knox Relay for Life, a fantastic community event in which members across my electorate come together to raise funds for the Victorian Cancer Council, is due to take place in a week or so. I know that this event also occurs in other electorates and that other members are also getting involved.…

Internet opens door to tertiary sector

Australian Financial Review“A thousand year old industry on the cusp of profound change”.  This is how global business consultants Ernst & Young describe the changes hitting our tertiary sector as a result of the digital revolution. It is a dramatic statement, but is probably right. For a thousand years, the university model has been largely…

Run, jog or walk for a good cause!

Federal Member for Aston and this year’s Patron of the Knox Relay for Life has urged residents to get involved by signing up or sponsor a local participant to help raise money for the Cancer Council. The Knox Relay for Life will take place at the Knox Athletics Track in Knoxfield over the weekend of…