Call for nominations for Aston Community Awards

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for Aston Community Awards. The Aston Community Awards celebrate local volunteers, businesses and community groups who give their time, skill and energy to helping others and making the Knox community a better place to live. Mr Tudge…

New Colombo Plan scholarship for Knox student

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today congratulated local resident, Mr Richard Garrett, on receiving one of the first forty scholarships under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan. Under the New Colombo Plan, $100 million over five years is being provided to help Australia’s best and brightest undergraduates to live, study…

Tudge highlights need to cut Knox congestion

The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, has spoken in Parliament about the need to undertake infrastructure projects to ease increasing traffic congestion in Knox. Highlighting the economic, business and social costs of congestion, Mr Tudge said traffic congestion in Melbourne already costs our economy $2.7 billion, with that figure projected to rise…

Federal funding to fix Napoleon Road black spots

The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, and Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Hon Jamie Briggs MP, today announced funding of $81,900 to fix four dangerous Napoleon Road black spots in Rowville. The approved projects for Rowville will see exclusive right turn lanes built for Napoleon Road at the intersections of…

Nominations open for National Disability Awards

The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, has welcomed the opening of Nominations for the 2014 National Disability Awards, giving Australians the opportunity to celebrate the individuals and organisations who are having a positive impact on the lives of people with disability. “The National Disability Awards allow us to recognise people across a…

Trade Support Loans building a better Knox

The Abbott Coalition Government is building a stronger economy by supporting apprentices to successfully complete their qualification. The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, said the Government is delivering on its commitment to introduce Trade Support Loans for apprentices to encourage more young people to take up a trade and complete their qualification.…