In the News

Monday, 25 October 2021

The Coalition Government is providing a further $150,000 in funding for small-scale upgrades and new equipment that community groups in Mitchell need and deserve.

Expressions of interest open on Tuesday, 26 October, for Round 7 of the Stronger Communities Programme, giving local governing bodies and community groups an opportunity to nominate projects for grants of up to $20,000.

Monday, 25 October 2021

The Morrison Government is giving Mitchell residents and all Australians new support on their IVF journey, providing Medicare rebates for testing services that can help prevent them passing serious genetic disorders onto their child.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said this welcome news would help expectant parents across Mitchell, thanks to the use of Pre-implantation Genetic Testing (PGT)

Monday, 18 October 2021

From 19 October the Morrison Government will provide women in Mitchell leaving a violent relationship access to a one-off payment of up to $5,000 to help them establish a life free of violence.

Under the two-year Escaping Violence Payment trial women will receive financial assistance of up to $1,500 in cash with the remainder available for goods and services or direct payments of bonds, school fees or other support to help establish a safe home.

Monday, 18 October 2021

The Stronger and Resilient Communities competitive grant opportunity is now open to organisations that are supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people to participate socially and economically in their community.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said the grants would break down barriers to participation in community activities, reduce social isolation and help people develop skills to live independently.

Monday, 18 October 2021

Kicking off from 16 October, more than 720 events that focus on veteran wellbeing are set to take place across the country for our biggest Veterans’ Health Week yet.

The Australian Government has provided a record $540,000 in funding for Veterans’ Health Week, which will see activities continue until the end of November and deliver a range of events that focus on the overall health of veterans and their families.