Merry Christmas

As 2017 comes to an end I would like to thank all residents for contacting me throughout the year to inform me on local and national issues that are important to you. I have had the pleasure of meeting with many community groups to learn more about the great work they do, and have been…

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Celebrating our students

With ATAR exams well and truly underway and primary school graduations coming to a near I wanted to take this opportunity to congratulate all Stirling students on their accomplishments this year. Over the past few months I have had the privilege of visiting several schools, and seeing first-hand the impressive results from countless hours of…

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Grants available to commemorate end of First World War

On 11 November 2018 Australians will pause and reflect on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. To celebrate this historic event, grants of between $3,000 and $50,000 are now available to Stirling schools, RSL’s and community organisations to support local commemorative projects and activities. I strongly encourage all those interested to please contact…

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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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