In the News
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, encourages people with disability, their families or carers, in Mitchell, to have their say on draft Terms of Reference for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
Alex Hawke welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement to begin an important public consultation process to shape the scope of a Royal Commission.
The consultation process was announced by Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and is open until 28 March 2019.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP said today, the Morrison and Berejiklian Governments will ensure the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport has a metro line in time for its opening.
The Prime Minister and this Government $3.5 billion rail package commitment would help bring the vision to life, alongside a matching contribution from the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government.
North-South Rail will connect St Marys, the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport and the Aerotropolis at North Bringelly.
Community organisations will get help to reduce their power bills through the Morrison Government’s $5 million Solar Communities program which is part of new Energy Efficient Communities Program.
A $5 million Solar Communities programme support grants of up to $12,500 for eligible community organisations to apply for funding for small-scale solar energy generation and storage projects.
The Coalition Government will ensure that residents in Mitchell at risk of heart disease receive timely and appropriate medical advice with the creation of a new Medicare item for heart health checks.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said from April 1 this year a new dedicated MBS item for heart health checks will support General Practitioners and patients in assessing cardiovascular risk.
Clean up Australia Day 2019 is held on Sunday, 3 March – A day that encourages communities across Australia to join together to clean up, fix up and preserve their local environment.
This year, I will be joining the Winston Hills Girl Guides, 1st Winston Hills Scouts and community to clean up Third Settlement Reserve. If you have some time to assist please feel free to come along and pitch in. It would be great to meet you and have you on board for this important initiative.
Date: Sunday, 3 March, 2019