Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan has welcomed a new program at two local high schools, aimed at supporting and integrating students, and their families, with refugee and migrant backgrounds. More than $480,000 of Federal Government funding was provided for the Youth, Family, School and Community Program under the Strong and Resilient Communities grant. Mr…
Having been born and raised in Stirling, I believe that this is the best place in Western Australia to live, work and raise a family. Having lived in Stirling for most of my life, I know the enormous sense of community that exists here.
Living and working locally for many years also means that I have had the chance to talk with many of our young people, families, workers and small business owners in order to find out what is important to them – and what must be fought for in order for our communities to plan for the future with confidence.
Thousands of small and medium-sized businesses in Stirling will receive tax relief sooner, with new laws for the sector passing through Parliament today. Companies with an annual turnover less than $50 million will now receive a tax rate of just 25 per cent, five years earlier than originally planned. From 2021-22, the 16 per cent…
The Morrison Government is making life simpler and easier for new parents by streamlining the Medicare enrolment process for babies born at Bentley Hospital. As part of a WA-first trial launched in August, the hospital’s staff can now automatically enrol newborns for Medicare, the Medicare Safety Net and the Australian Immunisation Register. Minister for Human…