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December 2016

08/12/2016

Reid student wins prestigious National History Award

MLC School Burwood student, Rachel Wang has been awarded one of the nation’s top history honours, winning the prestigious 2016 National Young Historian of the Year Award. Member for Reid Craig Laundy MP congratulated Ms Wang on winning the award, which was announced at the National History Challenge award ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra.

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April 2016

12/04/2016

Anzac Day ceremony at the Al-Faisal College in Auburn

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs Craig Laundy MP attended an Anzac Day commemoration at the Al-Faisal College in Auburn today.

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February 2016

13/02/2016

Appointment as Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs

I am honoured to have been appointed by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to serve as the Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs.

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March 2016

17/03/2016

St Patrick’s celebrations a reminder of migrant heritage

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, today said St Patrick’s Day was another reminder of Australia’s success as a multicultural society.

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January 2016

21/01/2016

Redistribution of Federal Electoral Boundaries in NSW – Auburn

Over the last two years I have enjoyed working with the people of Auburn. Our community has some excellent achievements to be proud of thanks to their energy and dedication to their country and community, and I’m sure there will be more in coming months.

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May 2016

04/05/2016

Tax Relief for Hard Working Small Businesses in Reid

Member for Reid, Craig Laundy said hard working local small businesses will be given tax relief from the Turnbull Government with the small company tax rate being gradually reduced to 25 per cent.

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04/05/2016

Creating a Path to real Jobs for Young People in Reid

The Government will invest $840.3 million over four years in a Youth Employment Package to assist up to 120,000 vulnerable young people take advantage of job opportunities as the economy diversifies and transitions to broader-based growth.

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25/05/2016

Helping those who help others in Reid

Volunteers in Reid are among the 130,000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $20 million in Commonwealth Government grants to the community sector.

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April 2016

14/04/2016

$335,000 to fix local black spots in Reid

Road safety in New South Wales has received a boost with a new round of funding announced under the Black Spot Programme. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Federal Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP today announced funding of $335,000 to fix five black spots on local roads.  

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June 2016

15/06/2016

Laundy welcomes bus boost for Concord High Students

Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy MP today welcomed the route extension of a 526 bus service in the morning and afternoon to cater for increased demand from Concord High School students.

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May 2016

25/05/2016

Free Trade Agreements delivering for local businesses in Reid

In a visit to Sydney today the Minister for Trade and Investment, Steven Ciobo joined the Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy, to meet with local business owners who are benefiting from the recently signed trade agreements.

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June 2016

16/06/2016

New figures reveal Coalition’s JobActive Programme delivering jobs to more Australians

The Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP, said employment figures released today reveal people looking for work under the Coalition’s new jobactive employment services model are achieving better, long-term employment outcomes.

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May 2016

04/05/2016

Delivering on mental health and enhanced support for Veterans in Reid

Member for Reid, Craig Laundy today said $37.9 million had been committed in the Budget to improve access to mental health treatment for veterans.

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February 2016

12/02/2016

Safer Streets Round 2 application deadline for Reid extended – 12 Feb 2016

Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy has today welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement that the application deadline for Round 2 of the Safer Streets Programme has been extended by two weeks to 2pm (AEST), Wednesday 2 March 2016.

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June 2016

02/06/2016

Turnbull Government announces funding for Korean Theme Community Garden

Federal Member for Reid, Hon Craig Laundy MP, was today joined by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Julie Bishop MP, to announce that a re-elected Turnbull Government will contribute $1 Million towards a proposed Korean themed community garden in Bressington Park, Homebush.

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01/06/2016

Delivering safer communities in Reid

Craig Laundy MP, Member for Reid has today announced a re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $50,000 to address safety concerns in Cabarita Park.  

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16/06/2016

Turnbull Government announces funding for Campbell Park Upgrade

Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP, was pleased to announce today that a re-elected Turnbull Government will contribute $1 million towards ground improvements at Campbell Park, Chiswick.

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16/06/2016

Turnbull Government announces funding for Centenary Park upgrade

The Member for Reid, Craig Laundy, was pleased to announce today that a re-elected Turnbull Government will contribute $1.3 million towards ground improvements at Centenary Park, Croydon.

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29/06/2016

Attack on Ataturk Airport, Istanbul

My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Turkey and Turkish Australians following today’s attack in Istanbul.

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February 2016

09/02/2016

Question to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on North Korea Missile Test – 8 Feb 2016

CRAIG LAUNDY MP: My question is to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. Will the minister update the House on the government’s response to yesterday’s missile test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea? What is the government doing in response to this test?

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March 2016

11/03/2016

Applications open for Multicultural Arts and Festivals grants

Applications for 2016-17 Multicultural Arts and Festivals grants funding have opened, Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, announced today.

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June 2016

23/06/2016

Turnbull Government announces funding for Wangal Park Upgrade

The Member for Reid, Craig Laundy, has today announced that a re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $1 million in funding for substantial improvements to Wangal Park in Croydon.

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October 2016

13/10/2016

7 October Meeting with Consul General Of The People’s Republic of China in Sydney, Mr Gu Xiaojie

Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Craig Laundy MP recently met with the newly appointed Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Sydney, Mr Gu Xiaojie to discuss strengthening ties between China and Australia through trade and cultural exchange as well as the valuable contributions made to Australia by the […]

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March 2016

23/03/2016

Colourful celebration for Australian Hindus

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, today wished a happy Holi to all Australians celebrating the festival.

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22/03/2016

Young Australians lead way in socially inclusive agenda

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, today applauded a group of young Australians committed to building on Australia’s social cohesion.

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September 2016

16/09/2016

Craig Laundy announces $20,000 towards refurbishment of Women’s and Girls’ Refuge

Federal Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP today announced a $20,000 grant for the Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre in Burwood. The funding will be used for much needed repairs and improving child safe areas at the centre, which is used as a shelter for women and families escaping domestic violence.

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August 2016

10/08/2016

Alternative apprenticeship pilot project to roll out locally

Federal Member for Reid, Craig Laundy said a new industry-led project will help skill and position local job seekers for work as well as trial new ways for industry to deliver apprenticeships.

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March 2016

21/03/2016

Diversity is our strength – Australia celebrates Harmony Day

Australians from all walks of life are today celebrating Harmony Day and the rich cultural diversity that makes Australia a great place to live.

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November 2016

25/11/2016

Backyard makeover for Burwood Women’s and Girls’ Refuge

Federal Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP today thanked Bunnings Warehouse and Bingo Skips for their contribution to a new garden and at the Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre in Burwood.

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April 2016

03/04/2016

Greek Independence Day

The Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Craig Laundy MP, attended the Greek National Independence Day celebrations in Sydney today.

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02/04/2016

Stronger Communities funding announced for Abbotsford Junior Football Club

The Federal Member for Reid, Hon Craig Laundy MP today announced a Federal Government grant for the Abbotsford Junior Football Club’s Community Connect Project. The funding will allow the Club to both purchase new equipment and assist a number of local young players from disadvantaged backgrounds to register for the season.  

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November 2016

16/11/2016

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS IN REID

Community organisations in Reid are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers. Member for Reid, Hon Craig Laundy MP, said the funding is being provided under a $10 million Volunteer Grant funding round, announced by the Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter.

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