Apply now for community project funding

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, is encouraging community groups and Knox Council to apply for funding for projects in Knox as part of the National Stronger Regions Fund. Round one of the National Stronger Regions Fund is now open, with local community projects eligible to receive between $20,000 and $10…

East West Link to be built and benefit Knox

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has welcomed the official signing of contracts to build Melbourne’s much-needed East West Link. “Construction on the vital missing link in our road network will begin within two months,” said Mr Tudge. Mr Tudge said East West Link will ease traffic congestion on the Monash…

Wantirna Health Education Precinct launched

The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, has officially opened the Wantirna Health Education Precinct. Nursing, medical and allied health students will benefit from the new precinct which provides interdisciplinary learning for students in a collaborative health environment. The $2.1 million precinct was funded by the Federal Government, Deakin University, Monash University and…

$3 million federal funding to fix Knox streets

The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, has announced that Knox Council will receive over $3 million for local road construction and street repairs. As part of the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Programme, Knox Council will receive over $3 million throughout 2014-2019 to improve streets in Knox, including more than $500,000 in…

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 fortnight. “This means total pension…