Young Stirling local sporting champions rewarded

Local sporting champion and 15-year-old Joondanna resident, Rahul Jegatheva, will be realising his dream of representing Australia this month when he travels to British Columbia for the 2017 International Triathlon Union Multisport World Championships. Last month I was pleased to award Rahul, along with another 15 deserving young Stirling athletes, Local Sporting Champions grants. They…

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Seeking expressions of interest

Round 3 of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme opens on August 7 and I encourage not-for-profit organisations, community, or sporting groups to please contact my office if they are looking to apply.  Grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 will be made available for local projects across my electorate, covering 50 percent of the total…

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Community funding available for local drug and alcohol prevention

Round two of the Federal Government’s Local Drug Action Team Programme is now open. Community groups, schools and concerned residents in Stirling who are supporting or working with individuals battling drug or alcohol addictions are invited to apply for funding. Projects may include working with vulnerable people to improve engagement with education/ employment services, or…

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What a Year!

2016 is coming to a close and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all Stirling residents for your support and trust in me to represent our great community in the Federal Parliament. Everything I do, and everything the Coalition Government does is to secure the future of all Australians.  This year I…

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