Sport for more Australian school children

The Australian Government is investing $100 million to improve sporting opportunities for school children. The Sporting Schools initiative will provide more children with an opportunity to participate in a range of sports – before, during and after school. Sport and physical activity are vital to a child’s development, especially during the early years. Through sporting…

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Flinders electorate provides feedback to Mobile Black Spot Programme

Today we were pleased to meet with stakeholders, councils, businesses, Victorian members of parliament and other key figures in the Flinders electorate to discuss the Government’s $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme. The Mobile Black Spot Programme is an Australian Government initiative to extend mobile phone coverage and competition in regional Australia – the first…

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Residents warned to be wary of scams

I urge residents to be wary of a scam that asks people to pay money to retrieve ‘lost’ taxes. My office has received several calls, often from older residents, who have been contacted via telephone by people unknown to them who claim to be from government departments, usually the Australian Tax Office (ATO). The scammers…

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