FUNDING SECURED FOR OUR LOCAL SCHOOL CHAPPIES

Great news for our many local school communities enriched by the work of School Chaplains! As part of this week’s Federal Budget, our Government has delivered an extra $247 million to continue our strong support for the National School Chaplaincy Programme. This funding means school chaplains can continue to provide pastoral care and run programs…

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2018 Australian Training Awards – Recognition of Excellence

For 25 years, the Australian Training Awards have paid tribute to excellence in Australia’s vocational education and training sector by showcasing people, businesses and organisations who have invested in real skills for real careers Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews MP, today called for applications for the country’s preeminent award   program. “The…

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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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