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Wednesday, 07 October 2020

The Federal Budget 2020 was delivered by the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at Parliament House, Canberra.

Click here for the Treasurer’s speech.

For further information visit Budget 2020

Friday, 02 October 2020

Organisations and individuals in Mitchell with ideas for exciting National Science Week events for next year are being encouraged to apply for a grant to make their idea a reality.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said preparations for next year’s annual festival of science are now underway, with grants of up to $20,000 available for those who are ready to inspire Australia’s next generation of big picture thinkers.

Friday, 02 October 2020

The Morrison Government is launching a new era of Australian manufacturing, as part of our JobMaker Plan to rebuild the economy, create jobs in Mitchell and recover from the COVID-19 recession.

The $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy will make Australian manufacturers more competitive, resilient and able to scale-up to take on the world, while ensuring our nation is more secure.

Monday, 31 August 2020

Jersey Day is all about creating awareness for Organ and Tissue donation. Join me and our Australian Defence Force in wearing your favourite sporting jersey to raise awareness for organ donation. You can register your decision at 

Thank you to OCDT Van Der Klooster, OFFCDT Jensen and MIDN Wheeler for getting involved in this worthy cause.

For further information please visit

Friday, 28 August 2020

The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment to address the unacceptably high rates of suicide among Australian Defence Force members and veterans.

We have introduced legislation to establish the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention.

The National Commissioner will have powers broadly equivalent to a Royal Commission, but will be a permanent office that can continually monitor the implementation of its own recommendations to ensure long-term solutions are delivered, while also being able to examine new issues which may arise over time.