In the News

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

The Morrison Government has marked World Diabetes Day by releasing a new 10 year plan to better support Australians in Mitchell living with all forms of diabetes.

The Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2021–2030 will drive real improvements in the prevention, early detection, management, and care of people with diabetes.

Monday, 08 November 2021

The Mitchell community are encouraged to observe a minute’s silence this Remembrance Day, to reflect on the service and sacrifice of all those Australians who have suffered and died in times of war.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said it was important to continue the tradition of pausing at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month to commemorate our fallen.

Friday, 29 October 2021
The Australian Government has removed Smartraveller’s global ‘Do not travel’ advisory, as well as updated travel advice levels for 177 destinations.
This change in travel advice will help Australians preparing to travel understand the risks and requirements in what continues to be a complex travel environment. It will also assist with accessing travel insurance more readily.
These changes are a vital next step in re-uniting families and safely re-opening Australia to the world.
Thursday, 28 October 2021

The National Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Child Sexual Abuse (2021-2030) announced today will provide vital protection and support for Australia’s young people.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the landmark National Strategy was the first of its kind. 

“This is a watershed day for Australia. Today we deliver the first ever long-term, truly national plan to protect our children from the scourge of sexual abuse,” Prime Minister Morrison said.

Thursday, 28 October 2021

The Morrison Government will act in a practical, responsible way to deliver net zero emissions by 2050 while preserving Australian jobs and generating new opportunities for industries and regional Australia.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor today released Australia’s Long Term Emissions Reduction Plan (the Plan), to deliver net zero emissions by 2050.