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Government acts on power prices

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent has welcomed decisive action by the Federal Government to reduce energy prices for Australian families and businesses. "It is simply not good enough that some consumers cannot always afford to turn on their lights, heating and...

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$900,000 for Bunyip Soccer

Bunyip will receive a boost following news that the Bunyip Recreation Reserve Community Soccer Pavilion has won funding through the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund, Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent announced yesterday. Mr Broadbent said the...

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A PATH to employment

The Turnbull Government is creating more pathways for young people to move off welfare and into a job with the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) increasing their target for the Youth Jobs PaTH program, aiming to deliver up to 10,000 internships. This commitment from...

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New mobile tower for Kongwak

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent believes the activation of a Telstra base station in Kongwak will go a long way to addressing coverage issues in the area. Mr Broadbent met with representatives of Telstra in the town on Tuesday afternoon. “It’s fantastic to see...

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$2.5 M for Australian Paper

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent has announced that Australian Paper in Maryvale will receive $2.5 M in funding as part of the Latrobe Valley Local Jobs and Infrastructure Package. "The money is being delivered under the Community Development Grants Programme for...

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Congratulations on ice cream award

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said Prom Coast Ice Cream and Sorbet's recent gongs at the Australian Food Awards were no surprise. "It's clear that the best food products come out of this region, whether cheese, wine, ice cream, beef or a multitude of others. I...

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NAIDOC Week 2 to 9 July 2017

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The...

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Icebreaker competition extended

A competition that gives students in the electorate of McMillan the chance to win a trip to Antarctica has been extended until Friday July 7. The ‘Name our Icebreaker’ competition will see up to 12 students fly to Antarctica for a day and become the first children to...

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Preschool funding guaranteed

The Turnbull Government will ensure all McMillan children can access 15 hours of preschool a week under a new agreement for early childhood education. Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said more than 3000 children in McMillan were set to reap the benefits of the...

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Volunteer Grants for McMillan

Volunteers in McMillan are among nearly 100, 000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $10 million in Australian Government grants to support community organisations. Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, announced that almost 2,700 community...

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Willow Grove bridge complete

New bridge for Daveys Road, Willow Grove New unlimited tonnage concrete bridge for Daveys Road delivered under the Bridges Renewal Programme The new bridge will provide a safer and quicker link between farms and town   Willow Grove residents and businesses will...

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