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Minister warns Fremantle Council not to politicise Australian Citizenship

Friday, 02 December 2016

Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, has today written to the City of Fremantle Council to warn them to abandon plans to politicise Australian citizenship.

This follows the Council’s decision to promote and host a citizenship ceremony on a day they are marketing as an anti-Australia Day alternative to traditional Australia Day celebrations.

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Launch of the Prime Minister's Veterans' Employment Program

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said veterans and current Australian Defence Force personnel in Mitchell would benefit from employment initiatives the Prime Minister announced today.

Alex Hawke MP called on local businesses to recognise the unique skills Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel bring to business.

“Ensuring our veterans find meaningful employment is one of the best ways to help them make the transition from the defence forces into post-service life,” Alex Hawke said.

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