ANZAC Day 2020

  Our community is being encouraged to honour the service and sacrifice of our veterans and serving Defence personnel this ANZAC Day in their own way. In order to inspire locals and share a great story of a young local Digger this ANZAC Day, I’ve created this video and a newsletter which you will should… Read more »

130 Billion JobKeeper Payment to Keep Australians in a Job

The Hon. Scott Morrison MPPrime MinisterThe Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP Treasurer   JOINT MEDIA RELEASEMonday 30 March 2020$130 BILLION JOBKEEPER PAYMENT TO KEEP AUSTRALIANS IN A JOB  The Morrison Government will provide a historic wage subsidy to around 6 million workers who will receive a flat payment of $1,500 per fortnight through their employer, before tax. The $130 billion… Read more »

COVID-19 Update – Centrelink Assistance

​COVID-19 Update – Centrelink Assistance Under the current difficult circumstances, where people are requiring income support due to the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and employment, we are aware there is high demand for assistance from Centrelink. Below is information for new and existing Centrelink customers on how to lodge an intent to claim. New Centrelink customers:1…. Read more »

Update 2 on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update25 March 2020 Update   National Cabinet has agreed to a range of new measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep Australians safe. The enhanced measures include the closure of: auctions, open houses, beauty salons, tattoo parlours, massage parlours, museums, libraries, galleries, amusement parks, play centres, food courts (shopping centres can remain open) and… Read more »

Supporting Australian Workers & Business

 The Hon. Scott Morrison MPPrime Minister  The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP Treasurer    JOINT MEDIA RELEASESunday 22 March 2020 SUPPORTING AUSTRALIAN WORKERS & BUSINESSES  The Commonwealth Government has today released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus and help build a bridge to recovery.      A total of $189 billion is being injected into… Read more »

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update25 March 2020 Update   National Cabinet has agreed to a range of new measures to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 and keep Australians safe. The enhanced measures include the closure of: auctions, open houses, beauty salons, tattoo parlours, massage parlours, museums, libraries, galleries, amusement parks, play centres, food courts (shopping centres can remain open) and… Read more »

Greater Recognition Given To Our Veterans

Greater Recognition Given To Our Veterans Australian Veterans’ Recognition Bill 2019 Australian veterans have been supported yesterday by the passing of the Australian Veterans’ Recognition Bill 2019 which will deliver fresh initiatives and an investment of $11.1 million. Federal Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan welcomed the Bill and the Coalition Government’s commitment to create an… Read more »

STEM Careers

STEM Careers Laid Out For Students Students Across Australia Learn About STEM Careers Students in schools across Australia today learnt more about the types of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers in their own community. Federal Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan joined Department of Primary Industries representative Melinda Coleman at Bishop Druitt College in… Read more »

Tertiary Students Port Bound

Australia is an attractive place to study for international students Morrison-McCormack Government has a plan to attract international students to Coffs Harbour. Federal Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan said tertiary education providers in Port Macquarie had been provided $1,056,000 to offer a total of 30 scholarships to international and domestic students at Charles Sturt University… Read more »

Tertiary Students Coffs Bound

Australia is an attractive place to study for international students   Morrison-McCormack Government has a plan to attract international students to Coffs Harbour. Federal Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan said tertiary education providers in Coffs Harbour had been provided $1,303,500 to offer a total of 26 scholarships to international and domestic students at Southern Cross… Read more »