In the News
A new year means the opening of the 2021-22 Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program, with applications now welcome from organisations in Mitchell.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said the program was now entering its 25th year and had already supported thousands of projects nationally, including in Mitchell.
Community Organisations in Mitchell are being invited to form a partnership to tackle drugs and alcohol, with funding from the Morrison Government.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said applications were now open for registration of new Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) to prevent and minimise harm from ice, alcohol and other drugs.
“Alcohol and other drugs, including ice or crystal methamphetamine, are issues for communities, not just for individuals,” Alex Hawke MP said.
This Australia Day marks a momentous occasion for more than 12,000 people who are expected to become Australian citizens at one of more than 430 citizenship ceremonies being held across Australia.
Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alex Hawke joined the Australian community in welcoming and congratulating these new Australians.
“Australian citizenship is a common bond that unifies all Australians,” Mr Hawke said.
Throughout the Mitchell electorate residents will come together to reflect, respect and celebrate on Australia Day 2021.
Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said perhaps more than any other Australia Day in living memory, is a day to acknowledge we are all part of the story of Australia.
Reflecting on the extraordinary events of the past 12 months, Australia Day is a day for local residents to also give thanks to all those who have contributed so much over the past year.