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Friday, 18 January 2019

The Coalition Government will invest a further $47 million to continue to support the mental wellbeing of young Australians through headspace with a new youth mental health ambassadors project and funding for its head office.

About 560,000 Australian children and adolescents are estimated to have a mental illness and one in four young Australians aged 16 to 24 experience mental illness in any given year.

Friday, 18 January 2019

The Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP is calling on sport and physical activity providers in Mitchell to apply for funding for a national $28.9million program aimed at encouraging Australians to get more active.

Alex Hawke MP urges sporting groups and local government organisations to create or enhance programs that would help attract people across a wide range of age, ability and location to participate in physical activity and sport.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019
The Morrison Government’s new political donation laws that ban foreign interference in Australian elections are now in place. The new laws mandate that political campaigning targeting Australians cannot be paid for by foreign donors, including election advertising, campaign phone calls and how-to-vote cards.
Special Minister of State Alex Hawke said these strong new laws passed by the Morrison Government were necessary to support the integrity of Australia's electoral system, and Australia's sovereignty.
Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Subjects: Foreign political donations ban

PETER GLEESON: Here is what he had to say.

Friday, 21 December 2018

More Mitchell residents are visiting their doctor without having to pay a cent, with new data showing a record GP bulk billing rate for the September quarter.

Member for Mitchell, the Hon. Alex Hawke MP said the data for the first quarter of the 2018-19 financial year has the GP bulk billing rate at a record 91.8%.

“This is 0.6 per cent higher than the same period last year and 2.4 per cent higher than the same period under Labor”, Alex Hawke said.