In the News
Australia’s multicultural story is one of remarkable success Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said today.
Alex Hawke was speaking after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, released the Government’s new multicultural statement, Multicultural Australia: United, Strong and Successful.
This statement outlines the strategic direction and priorities for multicultural policy in Australia.
“Cultural diversity has enriched and enlivened our country,” Alex Hawke said.
The Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, encourages young local athletes to apply for Round 1, 2017-18 of the Local Sporting Champions program.
The Local Sporting Champions program is designed to support young people participating in state, national and international level sporting championships as an athlete, coach or official.
“Our community has a wealth of outstanding junior sportspeople in the Hills district and it is important that we support the next generation of Australian sporting champions, said Alex Hawke.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, encourages councils in North West Sydney to apply for up to $5million in funding to support smart tech projects for local communities.
The Federal Government’s $50million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has been opened by Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, encouraged not-for-profit community organisations to apply for the Community Heritage Grants Program.
Grants of up to $15,000 are available for community organisations such as public libraries, museums, historical societies, Indigenous and multicultural groups to help preserve and protect nationally significant collections.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said young people starting their own business will benefit thanks to new products recently made available by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
“With more young Australians going into small business, particularly in industries such as construction, transport, information technology and telecommunications, the ATO has made the process even easier to help young people have a go,” Alex Hawke said.