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Restarting the arts sector in Monash

Restarting the arts sector in Monash

Australia’s creative and entertainment sector has received a major boost, with the Morrison Government announcing that $40 million will be shared by 82 leading organisations across the country, under the fourth batch of grants from the $200 million Restart Investment...

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The Lord’s Prayer

https://youtu.be/2MLXuMBp21Y   There is debate right now on the relevance of the Lord’s Prayer being recited at the beginning of each day in the Victorian Parliament. An attempt in the Federal Parliament to remove the Lord’s Prayer I opposed some ten years ago....

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Victorian Business Support Package

Victorian Business Support Package

A new jointly funded package from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments will give Victorian small and medium businesses the extra support and confidence they need to recover from the recent lockdown. The new Victorian Business Support Package will deliver an...

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National Farm Safety Week

https://youtu.be/Vy7XTFanVSo   When you live in a regional area like Gippsland, we all know of someone touched by a tragic accident on a farm. Some are deadly, others are life changing. We know farm life is a risk, and it’s too easy to become complacent because,...

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Black Spot Program Funds to Save Lives in Monash

Black Spot Program Funds to Save Lives in Monash

Residents of the Monash electorate received a major road safety boost today with the Australian Government announcing it will invest $2,959,750 toward four projects under the 2021–22 Black Spot Program. Federal Member for Monash, Russell Broadbent said community input...

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NAIDOC Week 2021

NAIDOC Week celebrations are being held right across Australia – and it’s an important opportunity to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC originally stood for...

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Restarting Arts Festivals in Monash

Restarting Arts Festivals in Monash

The local arts and cultural sector in Monash is set to be reignited, with 25 projects awarded a share of more than $870,000, in the latest round of the Morrison Government’s Festivals Australia program. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the...

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Supporting Monash to reconnect through the Arts

Supporting Monash to reconnect through the Arts

In a major boost to regional and remote communities, the Morrison Government will support 76 arts projects across Australia, with a share in almost $1.2 million as part of the latest round of the 2021 Regional Arts Fund Project grants. Minister for Communications,...

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Supporting Our First Responders

From bushfires to floods, storms to road accidents, Emergency Service Workers serve our community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure our safety. Their work requires much courage and resilience. We all rely on their...

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Mayday Women’s Forum

I just want to say, before I start, that to be in the parliament when Youssef Chaaya's memories are brought to the table by the member for Greenway is a marvellous moment to be here. It doesn't happen very often that...

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Veteran Health and Wellbeing Funding for Monash

ACTIVITIES and programs to support the mental health and wellbeing needs of younger veterans in Monash have received $48,854 in funding through the Supporting Younger Veterans grants program announced today. Member for Monash, Mr Russell Broadbent, said the funds...

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