Rowville railway extension

Mr TUDGE (Aston) (9.44 am)—Yesterday a public transport forum was held at the City of Knox in Wantirna South in my electorate. Unfortunately I was unable to attend that forum because of parliamentary sittings. One of the issues that were discussed was the issue of the Rowville rail link. Had I been at that forum…

Roads Congestion Tax

Mr TUDGE (Aston) (7.22 pm)—The government believes that a tax is the answer to every problem. There is an issue with binge drinking, so they introduce an alcopops tax. There is a climate problem, so they propose a carbon tax. There is a mining boom, so apparently we need a mining tax. One of the…

Paws for a Cause

EastLink Trail and Koomba Park in Wantirna, became the centre of activity on Sunday 24 October 2010, with a great turnout for the Paws for a Cause event held to raise funds to support local community programs for the aged, frail and people with a disability. Federal Member for Aston, Alan Tudge MP, joined the…

Lessons in closing the education gap

PUBLISHED IN ‘THE AUSTRALIAN’.  A GROUP of students came from the Ntaria School in central Australia to the surf of Sydney earlier this month. The trip was a reward for school attendance and performance. At Ntaria, attendance has increased from 50 per cent to 80 per cent and enrolment has almost doubled in two years.…

Triple J – Hack – with Tom Tilley – 2016

Subjects: Youth allowance and Austudy. EO&E…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. TOM TILLEY:   Alan Tudge, welcome back to the program.   ALAN TUDGE: G’day Tom, how’s it going?   TOM TILLEY:   Very well. You made a big, bold promise two weeks ago. What do you say to Tom just there who’s been waiting for three months?   ALAN…