In the News

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Mental health care for young Australians is set for a $51.8 million funding boost.

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, said the Government’s extra investment in the national network of headspace centres and the digital portal, eheadspace, means young people will have access to around 14,000 additional services nationally, shorter wait times and extra clinical staff.

“We want young people to know they are not alone on their journey, and that we’re backing quality frontline support,” Alex Hawke said.

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Subjects: Religious freedom review

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

KIERAN GILBERT: Welcome back to the program, gay teachers and students could be rejected by religious schools under a new proposal in the Government’s religious freedom review, the Ruddock review as its known. Fairfax has obtained a copy of the report, which recommends allowing religious schools to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or relationship status.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, encourages residents in Mitchell to contact his office as soon as possible to nominate any mobile phone black spots in our community.

The Coalition Government has re-opened the Mobile Black Spot Program’s Database of Reported Black Spot Locations for new nominations from state and local governments, and Federal Members of Parliament.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, has encouraged students, researchers and professionals in Mitchell to apply for a share of up to $119 million in funding as part of the Morrison Government’s new Endeavour Leadership Program. Applications for the program are now open.

“The program offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for students in Mitchell to study or conduct research at leading institutions in Australia and around the world,” Alex Hawke MP said.