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New Temporary Visa for Sponsored Parents

Friday, 23 September 2016

The Turnbull Coalition Government today confirmed it will implement its election commitment to introduce a new temporary sponsored parent visa. The temporary sponsored parent visa will allow Australians to sponsor their parents to stay in Australia for up to five years.

Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Alex Hawke today announced a series of community consultations and called for public submissions to assist the Government with the final design of the new temporary visa and the legislative changes required to implement it.

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New App to help Australian Businesses Export

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The Turnbull Government is helping Aussie businesses become exporters through a new app.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke said the Export Essentials app, now available for Apple and Android devices from app stores, was the first of its kind specifically targeting the export community.

“The app has been developed to help both new exporters and more established businesses,” Alex Hawke said.

“It will help Mitchell small and medium enterprises succeed exporting, which creates more jobs and drives economic growth.”

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Labor & @billshortenmp regard a tax cut for aussie small & medium businesses as a subsidy. They are unfit to run our economy. #BudgetReply
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