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April 8th, 2016 | Latest Media Releases

Friday 8 April 2016 COALITION GOVERNMENT’S $1.5 BILLION INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE A WIN FOR MENZIES The Coalition Government has today committed to an additional $1.5 billion to get on with essential infrastructure to ensure Melbourne retains its mantle as one of the most liveable cities in the world. Member for Menzies, […]

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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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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 19th, 2015 | Media Releases

Statement – 19 September 2015 I welcome the decision of the Japanese Government to reform its defence policies to enable Japan to play a greater role in promoting peace and security in our region and internationally. The reforms to Japan’s defence policies will enable the further strengthening of Australia’s defence and […]

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September 17th, 2015 | Media Releases

Media Release – 17 September 2015 This afternoon I will depart for New Zealand to meet with my counterpart, the Hon Gerry Brownlee, Minister of Defence. Tomorrow, in Auckland, we will participate in the annual Australia-New Zealand Defence Ministers’ Meeting. This will be my fourth meeting with Minister Brownlee, reflecting a […]

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September 14th, 2015 | Media Releases

Media Release – Monday, 14 September 2015 Seven Australian organisations will receive Australian Government funding of $14.2 million to develop and demonstrate innovative technologies that can enhance defence capability. The funding is made available under the Capability and Demonstrator Program managed by the Defence Science and Technology Group. Seven technology proposals […]

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September 11th, 2015 | Media Releases

Media Release – Friday, 11 September 2015 Construction began today on a $157 million project to provide support facilities for the new Helicopter Aircrew Training System at HMAS Albatross in Nowra, NSW. Federal Member for Gilmore, Mrs Ann Sudmalis, represented the Minister for Defence, Kevin Andrews, at a sod turning ceremony […]

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