National Tree Day 2014

Sunday 27th July is National Tree Day, where each year more than 200,000 people participate in events around the country, run by their school, council or local community group. Participation in National Tree Day is fun, community-focused and helps address important environmental issues like the loss... ... more

COALITION DELIVERS FUNDING GRANTS FOR LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with Mr Graham McKenzie-Smith and Mr Robert Gianette from the Royal Australian Engineers Association of WA to confirm that the Coalition Government was approving their $3000 grant application as part of the Saluting Their Service programme.  The organisat... ... more

HAPPY 40TH BIRTHDAY KARRINYUP ROTARY

This month Karrinyup Rotary will celebrate their 40th birthday and I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them on all the excellent work that their volunteers do for our community. Since its foundation in 1974, Karrinyup Rotary has made and continues to make an invaluable contribution... ... more

GOOD SPORTS PROGRAM HELPING STIRLING SPORTING CLUBS TO REDUCE BINGE DRINKING IN THE COMMUNITY

The Good Sports’ program works with community sports clubs to help them reduce binge drinking by providing free support, advice and a framework to assist sporting clubs to become leaders in changing attitudes towards binge drinking, as well as promoting an active and healthy lifestyle for all ... ... more

OPENING OF THE NEW MIRRABOOKA MULTICULTURAL CENTRE

Tomorrow I will be joining with Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, and WA Senate Candidate Linda Reynolds to officially open the Mirrabooka Multicultural Centre. The newly refurbished center will run out of Herb Graham Recreationa... ... more

CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY

On Sunday 2nd March, I would like to encourage all Stirling residents to get involved in Clean Up Australia Day, which is a simple way that the community can take action to clean up, fix up and help conserve our local environment. Last year an estimated 550,300 volunteers removed over 16,000 tonnes ... ... more

Australia Day 2014

It’s nearly that day of the year again, Australia Day, where we come together as a nation to celebrate what it means to be Australian. Australia Day is a special day, one where we rejoice with our fellow Australians, often around the barbeque, to reflect on our nation’s success. You onl... ... more

Shop Small in Stirling this November

As we near the festive season, there will be many who will be deciding what to buy their loved ones this Christmas. This November, I’m urging you to think small when you shop for your Christmas gifts. In order to promote Australian small businesses, a major campaign has already kicked off aro... ... more

$550,000 for CCTV Cameras in Stirling

I am pleased to announce that if the Coalition is elected on September 7th we will provide $550,000 to fund CCTV cameras across Stirling. Over half a million dollars will go towards installing security cameras at the Mirrabooka Regional Centre, Richard Gwelfi Reserve, Clarko Reserve and Carine Regio... ... more

Coalition commits funding for community programs in Stirling

I am pleased to announce that if the Coalition wins government at the next election, we will fund a new program for the Good Shepherd Centre in Balga. The Coalition will deliver $5000 to establish an ‘early years reading corner’, which will provide the centre with the necessary resources... ... more

LABOR’S FBT CHANGES WILL FORCE LOCAL BUSINESS CLOSURE

The Labor Government’s announcement to make changes to the Fringe Benefit Tax scheme has left Vehicle Salary Packaging businesses around the country in doubt over their future and has placed further strain on the already struggling Australian car industry. The rash decision was made without an... ... more

COALITION’S GREEN ARMY WILL IMPROVE LOCAL ENVIRONMENT

After receiving a strong response from the Stirling community, I have been able to identify some of the most important environmental projects in our local area. Some of the sites identified through consultation with the City of Stirling, local schools and local environmental groups, such as West Coa... ... more

Budget delivers nothing but broken promises for Stirling families

This year’s Budget delivers more debt, more deficits, more taxes, more broken promises and more uncertainty courtesy of Labor’s economic mismanagement. For Stirling families, this Budget does nothing to help deal with cost of living pressures and economic uncertainty. Instead of helping ... ... more

Lest We Forget

ANZAC day is a time when all Australians take a moment to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and served our great country. The Australian armed forces represent all that is great about Australia as they continue to embody the ANZAC spirit of tenacity, mateship and loyalty... ... more

National Ride2School Day 2013

Next Friday 22nd March is National Ride2School Day, where over 140,000 students from around the country are expected to ride, skate or walk to school. This year we have eight schools in Stirling participating including, Westminster Primary, West Balcatta Primary, St. Lawrence Primary, Sutherland Dia... ... more

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