Craig Laundy wishes Reid a Happy Chinese New Year
From my family, to all Australians of Chinese background: I wish you wealth, health and prosperity. Kung Hei Fat Choy.
Transition to full NDIS roll out in Reid
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is set to start rolling out in Reid from 2016-17, following an agreement for the full roll out by the Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments.
Stronger Communities Programme a boost for Reid
“The Coalition Government’s new Stronger Communities Programme will provide $45 million over two years to fund small capital projects in local communities,” Mr Laundy said
“Our community will receive funding of $150,000 per year over two years, to support projects that deliver social benefits.
Review of Fair Work Laws Underway – Locals should make submissions
The Productivity Commission Review of the Fair Work Laws, promised by the Coalition prior to the 2013 election, is now underway and Member for Reid, Craig Laundy has called for people in the local area to make submissions.
Vocational Education and Training Complaints Hotline
Vocational Education and Training (VET) students now have a complaints hotline to bring rogue training providers to the attention of regulators. “Our Government is taking firm action to crack down on unscrupulous and misleading behaviour by some training providers and brokers, and this one-stop-shop hotline will help stop the exploitation of students,” said Federal Member […]
Parramatta Female Factory to be assessed for the National Heritage List
The Australian Government is pleased to announce the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct in Western Sydney will be assessed for possible inclusion on the National Heritage List.
Extra funding for local roads across Reid
Local roads and streets in Reid will receive a major boost with $1.105 billion extra being made available to councils across Australia for vital road upgrades through the Roads to Recovery Programme over the next two years.
Craig Laundy thanks volunteers in Reid community during Refugee Week 2015
As the country prepares to mark Refugee Week 2015 (14 – 21 June 2015), the Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy MP, has thanked the people of Reid who volunteer to help refugees in Sydney.
Craig Laundy MP to chair Standing Committee on Economics
Craig Laundy MP, the Federal Member for Reid has been appointed as the Chair of the Australian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Economics.
Making private health insurance cheaper, better
Craig Laundy MP is encouraging residents across Reid to have their say on how the private health insurance sector can deliver better value for money.
$10,000 to businesses under Restart programme
Craig Laundy MP is reminding businesses in Reid that the Restart programme provides up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) to hire an eligible 50-plus job seeker and retain that person for two years. The Member for Reid said that under the programme eligible employers can receive up to $10,000 when they employ a mature-age job seeker […]
Green Army boots on the ground in Reid
The Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy has congratulated Reid’s Green Army team for the excellent work they’re undertaking. Young people involved in the Duck River Catchment Cumberland Plain Vegetation Restoration Project Green Army project have commenced on-ground works in Auburn.
Women’s Safety Package to Stop the Violence
The Australian Government is taking immediate action to reduce violence against women and their children. Last week the Prime Minister announced a $100 million Women’s Safety Package to deliver immediate and practical measures to keep women and their children safe.
Craig Laundy announces Schools Security Programme funding for local schools in Reid
Member for Reid Craig Laundy MP has welcomed funding for Al-Faisal College (Auburn) and Amity College (Auburn) under the Coalition Government’s $18 million Schools Security Programme.
Same Sex Marriage legislation
This past week has seen much discussion in our Parliament, the media and the public on the topic of same-sex marriage. I have on numerous occasions stated my position on the topic, that I believe marriage is between a man and a woman.
Local employment programme already securing jobs in Reid
The Federal Member for Reid Craig Laundy has declared a pilot programme to provide work experience and improve employability amongst migrant communities in Reid a success after the completion of the first term.
Craig Laundy MP and David Coleman MP visit new CASS Aged Care facility
Craig Laundy MP, Federal Member for Reid joined David Coleman MP, Federal Member for Banks last Monday to inspect the new Residential Aged Care Facility being provided by the Chinese Australian Services Society Ltd (CASS).
One week remaining for local schools to apply for Sporting Schools funding
Federal Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP urged all local primary schools who haven’t already registered to do so and importantly apply for funding to join the thousands of schools across the country benefitting from the Abbott Government’s plan to get more children active and healthy.
Craig Laundy meets with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Hon M. A. Sumanthiran MP
On Tuesday evening, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Craig Laundy MP, Federal Member for Reid met with the Hon M. A. Sumanthiran MP, Member for Jaffna District in the Sri Lankan Parliament.
Craig Laundy congratulates winners of inaugural Reid Community Cup: Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation
Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation have been awarded the inaugural Reid Community Cup, after a nail biting grand final was held on Sunday. Craig Laundy MP presented the cup to the victors following the tournament, which involved eight teams playing a 5-a-side soccer tournament throughout the day.
China Free Trade deal a win for Reid
Federal Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP said the signing of Australia’s Free Trade Agreement with China will create jobs, economic growth and greater prosperity in Reid. “The agreement with China is expected to provide a catalyst for future growth across a variety of areas including goods, services and investment when it enters into force,” […]