$298 million Gonski funding boost one step closer for local schools

An additional $289,915,000* for local Stirling schools is one step closer after the Turnbull Government’s Gonski needs-based funding plan passed the House of Representatives. Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan said the Turnbull Government’s needs-based funding reforms would see local schools get a $5.2 million average boost each by 2027. “For mums and dads in…

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Budget 2017 – What you need to know in Stirling

The Turnbull Government is making the right choices to secure better days ahead for hard-working Australians in Stirling.  Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan said the 2017 Budget delivers greater opportunities for Stirling residents who are concerned about jobs, business, health, education and Australia’s future economic standing.  Small Businesses “For small business in Stirling, we…

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Upgraded lighting supports local football club

Scarborough Amateur Football Club has benefited from a $13,395 grant from the Federal Government to upgrade a fourth lighting tower at its home ground at Millington Reserve in Karrinyup. The commitment was announced by Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan in 2016 under the Coalition’s Stronger Communities Programme and is now complete. Mr Keenan said…

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Helping Stirling young people become job ready

Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan has announced the commencement of Employability Skills Training in the Stirling electorate that will help local youth into work. Speaking at Stirling Skills Training Centre in Mirrabooka this morning, Mr Keenan said Jobactive clients aged 15-24 years will benefit. “Feedback from local businesses tells me that young people often…

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Sensory Room a welcome addition

A sensory room for children with disabilities has become a welcome addition at Identitywa’s Children’s House in Nollamara, Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan says.  Funded by a $10,000 Federal Government Grant, the room has created a therapeutic and interactive space for the children who take a break from their family and carer at the…

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Stirling Business Centre upgraded

Federal Member for Stirling Michael Keenan has officially opened the refurbished Stirling Business Centre which has undergone a transformation to improve existing facilities. The Centre, which is managed by the Stirling Business Association, now provides a functional working space and café thanks to a Federal Government grant of $20,000. Mr Keenan said local business owners…

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