76 Local Heroes honoured at McPherson Community Awards

76 unsung local heroes have been acknowledged today with a McPherson Community Achiever Award celebrating their tireless dedication to volunteering. Federal Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews MP, said she was honoured to present the awards to such a diverse group of local heroes who voluntarily give their time and expertise to a myriad of clubs…

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POWERFUL NEW REFORMS TO ENSURE BETTER CARE FOR SOUTHERN GOLD COAST’S OLDER RESIDENTS

Significant reforms announced today will ensure senior residents on the southern Gold Coast will receive safe, quality aged care. The Turnbull Government has announced reforms in aged care regulation, compliance, and complaints handling.  These will be brought together under a new independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, has welcomed…

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$1 Billion Federal Funding delivered to fix the M1

The notorious M1 bottleneck on the southern Gold Coast can now be fixed, with the Federal Government making a significant $1 billion commitment to get the job done, Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews has announced. “After a long and hard fight, this is great news for local residents and I’m delighted that we are…

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Skills and training to play critical role in naval ship building

The establishment of a Naval Shipbuilding College will help drive a new wave of skills development in Australia, according to Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews. The Turnbull Government today announced the Naval Shipbuilding College will be established and managed by the Naval Shipbuilding Institute which will collaborate with key education and…

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Naval shipbuilding college to meet naval shipbuilding needs

The Naval Shipbuilding College will be established and managed by the Naval Shipbuilding Institute to work with shipbuilders to understand their workforce requirements throughout the different stages of project construction and sustainment, while leveraging a national network of education and training providers to deliver the specific skills required.  Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher…

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