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In the News

Friday, 19 July 2019

More than 4,640 people in Mitchell will benefit from a multi-million dollar boost across the next four years following the Morrison Government’s decision to cut deeming rates.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP said the decision will make a difference to the lives of people in Mitchell.

The lower deeming rate will decrease from 1.75 per cent to 1.0 per cent for financial investments up to $51,800 for single pensioners and $86,200 for pensioner couples. The upper deeming rate will be cut from 3.25 per cent to 3.0 per cent for balances over these amounts.

Friday, 05 July 2019

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP said over 60,000 low and middle income earners in Mitchell will start to receive immediate tax relief from next week.

“The Coalition Government has delivered on its promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief in Mitchell, Alex Hawke said.

“This will ensure low and middle income earners in Mitchell will keep more of what they earn and have more money in their pockets. This will ultimately boost household consumption, which will be good for the overall economy.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

A re-elected Morrison Government will help community groups in Mitchell to lower their power bills and play their part in reducing Australia’s emissions by providing grants to eligible community organisations for small-scale solar and battery projects.

The $5 million Solar Communities Program forms part of the Coalition Government’s $50 million investment in the Energy Efficient Communities Program.

Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Federal Member for Mitchell has today announced the Morrison Government will provide $69,567 for the installation of 124 CCTV cameras over 17 public locations within the Hills community.

The funding has been committed under Round 3 of the Coalition’s $30 million Safer Communities Fund.

“Partnering with The Hills Shire Council​, local police and community sports clubs and facility users is the best way to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour and prevent it from happening at all.

Thursday, 04 April 2019

Patients in Mitchell and throughout the North West Sydney will now be able to access lifesaving scans for cancer, stroke, heart and other medical conditions, with the Liberal National Government announcing a new MRI licence for Rouse Hill Medical Imaging located in Panmure Street, Rouse Hill.

This MRI licence means locals will be able to access a Medicare rebate for an estimated 5,900 services a year – saving lives and reducing the costs for patients.