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$2.4 million Boost for Local Councils in Mitchell

Friday, 22 May 2020

Councils in Mitchell will be supported as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia.

The investment will support local jobs and businesses and boost local economies struggling under the effects of COVID-19.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said the package included the establishment of a new $500 million Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program and the bringing forward of $1.3 billion of the 2020-21 Financial Assistance Grant payment.

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Local clinics help lead COVID-19 testing

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

GP clinics in Mitchell are assisting in the testing and tracing of COVID-19 as part of the Australian Government’s $2.4 billion health response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

More than 100 clinics are now open around the country, including Castle Hill, to assess and test patients with mild to moderate COVID-19-like symptoms, reducing pressure on hospital emergency departments and local general practices.

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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