Fighting drug use in Knox

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today announced a new Local Drug Action (LDA) Team to tackle the scourge of drugs in Knox. Two-hundred and twenty community organisations will receive Federal funding across Australia for LDA Teams, including the Eastern Access Community Health Centre (EACH) in Knox. EACH’s LDA Team will…

Growing small business in Knox

The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP welcomed the passage of legislation in Federal Parliament which will cut taxes to over 10,000 small businesses in Knox.   The legislation will cut the company tax rate to 27.5% this financial year for businesses with turnovers up to $10m. All small businesses will be able…

Delivering safer communities in Knox

The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, today delivered funding for new security cameras at Scoresby Village. The funding was a major election commitment and is being delivered as part of the Federal Safer Communities Fund. The new security cameras will complement the recently completed new lights at Scoresby Village to boost trader and customer…

Knox youths get job ready

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP welcomed a new opportunity for young, local job-seekers to improve their chances of finding a job with the national Prepare-Trial-Hire (PaTH) programme. The programme is designed to help job-seekers develop basic employability skills (interpersonal, communication and IT skills) and assist with job preparation, advanced job-hunting…

New Australian Hearing Facility in Knox

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today welcomed a new Australian Hearing service to Boronia. Australian Hearing provides a wide range of services including; assessing hearing, fitting hearing devices, and providing counselling and rehabilitation programs to help individuals with complex hearing rehabilitation needs. Australian Hearing’s audiologists will provide hearing services once…

Gambling Ministers agree to Consumer Protection Framework for online wagering

The Government has today reached agreement with State and Territory Ministers to establish a strong National Consumer Protection Framework for online wagering. Chaired by the Minister for Human Services, Hon Alan Tudge MP, Commonwealth, state and territory gambling ministers met today in Melbourne and gave in-principle agreement to key aspects of the Government’s response to…