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Draft Religious Freedoms Bill released for public consultation: Submissions close Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Friday, 30 August 2019

The Morrison Government has delivered on its commitment to shield Australians from discrimination on the basis of religion, with the release of a draft Religious Discrimination Bill.  I have previously stated, and still adhere to, that freedom of thought, conscience, speech and worship are essential and vital protections are needed. We need to get this legislation right for our nation. Your submissions are important to developing these Bills before being introduced into Parliament.

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Organisations across Mitchell encouraged to apply for community grants to empower people with a disability

Monday, 19 August 2019

The Morrison Government has announced $100 million in funding for programs aimed at empowering people with disability across Australia to be independent and engage fully in social, economic and community life.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said the Individual Capacity Building grants is now open and will fund activities in the community over the next three years that benefit all Australians with disability, their carers and families.

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