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April 7th, 2016 | Blog Latest

Pollie Pedal 2016 Day 5: Forbes to Orange Today’s Pollie Pedal ride for Carer’s Australia was a 130 km journey from Forbes to Orange, via Canowindra. There was a sense of relief on the faces of the riders as they assembled in Victoria Park this morning, having survived a torturous […]

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April 6th, 2016 | Latest

Pollie Pedal 2016 Day 4: West Wyalong to Forbes The township of West Wyalong stands at the crossroads of the Newell and Mid Western highways, linking Melbourne to Brisbane, and Sydney to Adelaide. The huge semi-trailers and B Doubles that service the eastern seaboard thunder past the town day and […]

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April 5th, 2016 | Blog Latest

Pollie Pedal Day 3: Cootamundra to West Wyalong The last time I visited Cootamundra was a sad occasion, as it was the funeral of the former member for Hume, and longtime colleague, Alby Shultz. Alby epitomised the country people of Hume, a hard worker who fought fiercely for his principles […]

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April 4th, 2016 | Blog Latest

Pollie Pedal 2016 – Day 2: Yass to Cootamundra Day two of Pollie Pedal travelled through the Southern Tablelands, a 110 kilometre ride from Yass, the home of the great explorer, Hamilton Hume, to Cootamundra via Binalong and Harden. As we settle into our groups on the road, I recall […]

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April 4th, 2016 | Latest Transcripts

Doorstop, April 4 2016 Cootamundra NSW E&OE………… Question: So first of all just tell us about the ride today? Obviously a great cause to be part of? Answer: It’s a wonderful cause, it’s great to meet children from the Elouera Special School who are here to greet us in Cootamundra […]

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April 3rd, 2016 | Blog Latest

Pollie Pedal 2016 – Day 1: Canberra to Yass It was a cloudy Autumn morning in Canberra as Lycra-clad riders assembled on Federation Mall at Parliament House for the start of the 19th annual Pollie Pedal. We arrived in Canberra the evening before for the 1,000 kilometre cycle through central […]

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March 21st, 2016 | Latest Media Releases

21 March 2016 Celebrating Harmony Day in Menzies Member for Menzies, Kevin Andrews, today encouraged people across Manningham to be part of Australia’s largest national multicultural event — Harmony Day 2016. Harmony Day on 21 March gives communities the opportunity to come together, to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and recognise […]

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March 21st, 2016 | Latest Media Releases

18 March 2016  $1.7 million boost creates 43 new aged care places in Menzies Older Australians in Menzies will benefit from a substantial increase in funding for aged care services, with the Australian Government announcing over 17,000 new care places across the nation worth an estimated $910 million.   Following […]

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March 17th, 2016 | Latest Media Releases

STRONGER COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAMME ROUND 2 – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN Federal Member for Menzies, the Hon. Kevin Andrews MP said Round 2 of the Stronger Communities Programme will provide up to $150,000 to fund small capital projects which deliver social benefits. “The first round was very successful and I know […]

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March 16th, 2016 | Latest Transcripts

Nights with Steve Price and Andrew Bolt – 2GB Radio Tuesday 15 March 2016 E&OE…….. Topic: Recent gang fighting in Melbourne CBD ANDREW BOLT: Now it is interesting how this issue has been buried. 2007, our Immigration Minister was Kevin Andrews. STEVE PRICE: Who’s about to join us… ANDREW BOLT: […]

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