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…

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Welfare lobby blind to reality

The Australian:  It is almost impossible to imagine the day that the Australian Council of Social Service advocates tackling welfare dependency. Last week, it said it would never support any individual at any time having to wait before they access welfare payments. Not even for a month. This is on top of its desire to…

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Knox preschool funding delivers for parents

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, has announced the Federal government will commit $406 million nationally to ensure families in Knox can continue to access up to 15 hours of preschool per week in 2015. Mr Tudge confirmed the Federal government is offering Victoria an extension of the current national partnership…

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Australian National Flag Day – 3 September

The Federal Member for Aston, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, is encouraging Knox residents to proudly fly the Australian flag on Australian National Flag Day on 3 September 2014. As part of celebrations for Australian National Flag Day, Mr Tudge will be presenting an Australian flag to Waverley Christian College. Flag Day celebrates the first…

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