Focus on disability issues at Rowville forum

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, hosted the Assistant Minister for Social Services at a local Disability Forum last week in Rowville to discuss disability services and the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Minister Fifield is responsible for disability services at the federal level, including the rollout of the…

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Knox preschool funding delivers for parents

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has said that the Federal government will commit $840 million to ensure families in Knox can continue to access up to 15 hours of preschool per week to 2017. Mr Tudge confirmed the Federal government will provide the Victorian Government with another two years of…

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Labor abandons Melbourne’s east

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, says Dan Andrews has abandoned Melbourne’s east by spending $640 million to scrap the East West Link yet planning to hit eastern suburbs motorists with extended tolls for a western suburbs tunnel. This week, Premier Andrews said he wanted to build a new tollway including…

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Give states revenue responsibility to improve efficiency

The Australian:  Sitting alongside the Tax White Paper is the development of the Federation White Paper.  It may not get people as excited as tax changes, but federation reform could be equally far-reaching. This will be on the agenda for the COAG leaders meeting this week. There is a general recognition that our federation isn’t…

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PM visits Boronia manufacturer

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today joined the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, to discuss jobs and manufacturing in Boronia. The Prime Minister and Mr Tudge toured Boronia medical manufacturer Baxter Laboratories which manufactures pharmaceutical, sun care and skin care products. Baxter Laboratories began operations in 1994 and…

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