Best in Class

PUBLISHED IN ‘AUSTRALIAN POLITY’ – Volume 1 (Number 5), 20 December, 2010.  Apart from domestic and national security, the two main duties of government are economic growth and social cohesion. Education policy is unique among policy issues because it has such an enormous impact on economic growth as well as social equality and stability. We must…

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Bayswater Celebrates Remembrance Day

At 11 o’clock today on this, the 11th day of the 11th month, people across Knox stopped for a minute’s silence to remember those brave Australians who have fought and died for our nation. Federal Member for Aston, Mr Alan Tudge MP, attended a short ceremony at the Bayswater RSL. Children from the Bayswater Primary…

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Paws for a Cause

EastLink Trail and Koomba Park in Wantirna, became the centre of activity on Sunday 24 October 2010, with a great turnout for the Paws for a Cause event held to raise funds to support local community programs for the aged, frail and people with a disability. Federal Member for Aston, Alan Tudge MP, joined the…

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Lessons in closing the education gap

PUBLISHED IN ‘THE AUSTRALIAN’.  A GROUP of students came from the Ntaria School in central Australia to the surf of Sydney earlier this month. The trip was a reward for school attendance and performance. At Ntaria, attendance has increased from 50 per cent to 80 per cent and enrolment has almost doubled in two years.…

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Triple J – Hack – with Tom Tilley – 2016

Subjects: Youth allowance and Austudy. EO&E…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. TOM TILLEY:   Alan Tudge, welcome back to the program.   ALAN TUDGE: G’day Tom, how’s it going?   TOM TILLEY:   Very well. You made a big, bold promise two weeks ago. What do you say to Tom just there who’s been waiting for three months?   ALAN…

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