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Bushfires - Black Summer Condolence Motion

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Mr HAWKE (Mitchell—Minister for International Development and the Pacific and Assistant Defence Minister) (16:49): For 60,000 years that we know of, two things have dominated our continent's destiny: drought and fire. We must never forget that our continent is covered in eucalyptus, an ancient tree, an incredible species born from fire and a tree that not only burns but explodes.

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Schools in Mitchell receive Local Schools Community Funding

Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Thank you to the many schools in Mitchell who lodged an application under the Local Schools Community Fund.

Under the Local Schools Community Fund, funding of up to $200,000 was available for schools in each Federal electorate to benefit students and school communities through funding contributions for small scale projects and their associated costs.

Mitchell received a large number of applications and I am delighted to announce that after a challenging review and recommendation process, 12 projects totalling $200,000 were successful.

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Black Summer Condolence Motion

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Mr HAWKE (Mitchell—Minister for International Development and the Pacific and Assistant... Read more

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