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NATIONAL ENERGY GUARANTEE TO DELIVER AFFORDABLE, RELIABLE ELECTRICITY

The Turnbull Government will accept the recommendation of the Energy Security Board (ESB) for a new National Energy Guarantee to deliver more affordable and reliable electricity while meeting our international commitments.Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, said under The Guarantee households and businesses across the southern Gold Coast would hav... read more »

Higher Apprenticeships Pilot on course for success

An innovative pilot program that partners training providers with industry is providing positive results.Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, visited Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne and met with participants of the Industry 4.0 Higher Apprenticeships Pilot.“One of five pilots in a $9.2 million progr... read more »

Armistice Day Centenary Grants

Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, today encouraged the local community to apply for funding under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program.The grants program announced by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan will open in November this year and support projects or activities that commemorate the end of the First World War.Mrs Andrews said u... read more »

Southern Gold Coast preschools urged to offer language learning in 2018

Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews is encouraging local preschools to introduce southern Gold Coast preschoolers to a new language in 2018.Applications are now open for participation in the Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program which engages preschoolers with languages other than English through a series of fun, play-based apps ... read more »

PENSIONER CONCESSION CARD REINSTATED FOR SOUTHERN GOLD COAST FORMER PART-PENSIONERS

Federal member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, says over 650 former part-pensioners on the southern Gold Coast will have their Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) reinstated from this week.These former part-pensioners lost the card in January following reforms to the pension assets test, which were designed to make the pension system more affordable and ... read more »
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