EARLY LEARNING LANGUAGES AUSTRALIA (ELLA) ANNOUNCEMENT
On the 15th June, I joined Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham at Rhodes Central Preschool Kindergarten, to announce the expansion of the Government’s successful Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA). It’s a program that gets kids engaged and interested in learning a second language from an early age. We’re expanding language options to include Korean, Vietnamese, […]
JULY ELECTORATE VISITS – WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND SOUTH AUSTRALIA
5During the first week of June, I headed interstate to visit my good mates Senator Dean Smith, Ben Morton MP, Christian Porter MP and Tony Pasin MP in their local electorates. I visited some amazing small and family businesses and had the opportunity to speak with industry innovators following last month’s Budget.
#MakeYourMarkDownUnder for Invictus Games Sydney 2018
It will be Game On Down Under when Australia welcomes competitors and their family and friends for Invictus Games Sydney 2018 to be held from 20-27 October. The Invictus Games is an international sporting event for wounded, injured and ill service men and women, both active duty and veteran. Sydney will host more than 500 […]
Snapshot of ReidPhotography Competition captures the best spots in the electorate.
Throughout April, my team and I decided to run a photography competition. Constituents could send in their photos of Reid for a chance to win a $200 photography supplies voucher and have their photograph displayed in Parliament House. We are excited to say that the winner is Dr Desmond Chu, a local amateur photographer […]
Campbell Park Amenities OpeningFederal Funds Support Local Football Clubhouse
On Saturday 07 April 2018, the Abbotsford Juniors Football Club welcomed a new amenities building to Campbell Park, Chiswick. Minister Laundy, who was present at the building’s opening, had secured $1 million of funding for Abbotsford in 2016 to ensure that the development of Campbell Park was a success. The president of the Abbotsford Juniors Football Club […]
A Visit to The Embroiderers Guild New South Wales
Minister Laundy and his team had the pleasure of visiting the Embroiderers Guild New South Wales, a not-for-profit membership body for anyone and everyone who loves to stitch or would love to learn. President Wendy Schmid gave a tour of the recently refurbished building, which now contains a Collection Room, an extensive specialised Library and Exhibition Gallery. Minister […]
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer Burwood Girl’s High School for International Women’s Day 2018.
This week, I met the amazing staff and students at Burwood Girls High School with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer and Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Simmons for International Women’s Day 2018. Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. It is wonderful […]
Visit to Splend Sydney
Today’s visit to Splend Sydney allowed me to see the huge impact this company is having on small business. Since its inception, Splend has created over 4,500 micro-businesses throughout Australia in the sharing economy, supporting 355 self-employed microbusiness in our electorate of Reid. What’s better is that over half of their members are migrants and […]
New Year, New Portfolio!
I’m delighted to have been given the honour of serving as the Minister for Small and Family Business, Workplace and Deregulation. With so many new and small businesses operating in Reid and around the country, I look forward to helping continue the growth of jobs in Australia. My top priority is, and always has been, […]