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February 17th, 2017 | Latest Local Media Media Releases

Align online: A fair GST playing field for Aussie small business ONLINE small businesses in communities throughout Menzies were given a boost this week as the Turnbull-Joyce Government delivered on a 2016-17 Budget measure to level the playing field with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on items purchased online. […]

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October 11th, 2016 | Latest Local Media Media Releases

The Turnbull Government has stood up for our communities and the tens of thousands of Victorian volunteers who protect us. “We have delivered on our commitment to protect the Country Fire Authority from a hostile union takeover,” Federal Member for Menzies, the Hon Kevin Andrews said. On Monday, the Coalition […]

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September 27th, 2016 | Latest Local Media Media Releases

PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS INVITED ON NEW TEMPORARY PARENT VISA The Turnbull Coalition Government confirmed it will implement its election commitment to introduce a new temporary sponsored parent visa. The new temporary sponsored parent visa will allow Australians to sponsor their parents to stay in Australia for up to five years. Member […]

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August 18th, 2016 | Latest Local Media Media Releases

Joint Media Statement with the Hon Darren Chester MP, Minister for Infrastructure & Transport 18 August 2016 Roads to Recovery funding boost for Menzies Funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Programme has been distributed to Manningham Council in Menzies to assist with local road construction and maintenance. Minister […]

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June 23rd, 2016 | Latest Local Media Media Releases

COALITION TO FUND MISSING NORTH EAST LINK STUDY “A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $5 million towards an options study for the vitally needed North East Link project to kick start necessary planning for the project,” the Liberal Member for Menzies, Kevin Andrews, announced today. “Connecting the Northern Ring Road […]

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May 19th, 2016 | Latest Local Media Media Releases

Thursday 19 May 2016 VICTORIAN LABOR GOVERNMENT EXPERTS IDENTIFY THE NEED TO BUILD MELBOURNE’S MISSING LINKS The need to construct both the East West link and a North East link is an important finding by Infrastructure Victoria, according to the Federal Member for Menzies, the Hon Kevin Andrews. “These two […]

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October 28th, 2015 | Local Media Media Releases

Media Release – 28 October 2015 Since announcing Australia will resettle an additional 12,000 refugees who are fleeing the conflict in Syria, the Government has received scores of offers of accommodation, food, employment, training, financial assistance, education and other forms of support. “The extraordinary response says a lot about our […]

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October 16th, 2015 | Local Media Media Releases

Media Release – 16 October 2015 Superfast broadband is coming to more than 49,000 homes and businesses in Menzies under an accelerated three-year rollout of the nbn. “Across Australia the nbn is powering ahead with the release today of a comprehensive construction plan to network 9.5 million premises nationwide,” Member for […]

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September 2nd, 2015 | Local Media Media Releases

Media Release – 2 September 2015 Federal Member for Menzies, the Hon. Kevin Andrews MP said the Stronger Communities Programme, announced in this year’s Budget, will deliver $150,000 per year for two years to fund small capital projects which deliver social benefits. “This is an exciting opportunity for local communities […]

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August 28th, 2015 | Local Media Media Releases

Media Release – 28 August 2015 Older Australians, younger people with disabilities and their carers in Menzies will be supported to stay in their own homes, thanks to a $351,788 funding boost from the Australian Government. Member for Menzies, the Hon. Kevin Andrews MP, said the funding would be spread […]

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