In the News

Friday, 15 August 2014

Federal Member for Mitchell, Alex Hawke MP, today announced that OCTEC Incorporated and Max Network have been selected to deliver the new Work for the Dole Coordinator services in the Nepean Employment Service Area including Box Hill, Rouse Hill and Kellyville.

“From 1 July 2014, the Government has rolled out new Work for the Dole arrangements for job seekers aged 18-30 in the Nepean Employment Service Area, Alex Hawke said.

“OCTEC Incorporated and MAX Network have been selected as the organisations to help grow Work for the Dole activities in our local area.

Friday, 15 August 2014

Federal Member for Mitchell, Alex Hawke MP, announced the Federal Attorney-General confirmed that a 19 year old Bella Vista man has been charged with one count of improper use or possession of an Australian travel document on Saturday, 9 August 2014.

“As the matter is currently before the court no further comment can be made in regard to this specific matter.

”Incidents such as these underline the need for urgent measures to better identify and prevent people leaving Australia on false travel documents, said Alex Hawke.

Friday, 08 August 2014

Federal Member for Mitchell, Alex Hawke MP, is encouraging Mitchell residents to have their say on how child care can be made more affordable, flexible and accessible.

The Productivity Commission is now undertaking public consultation following last month’s release of its draft report into Child Care and Early Childhood Learning.

Friday, 01 August 2014

Federal Member for Mitchell, Alex Hawke MP, is encouraging people in Mitchell to have their say on the recently released interim report proposing improvements to Australia’s welfare system.

“The interim report, ‘A New System for Better Employment and Social Outcomes’, proposes changes to our nation’s welfare system to help ensure it is sustainable, simple, equitable and effective,” Alex Hawke said.

Friday, 18 July 2014

Federal Member for Mitchell, Alex Hawke MP, yesterday’s vote by the Senate to repeal the Carbon Tax is great news for local families and small businesses.

“Scrapping the Carbon Tax will save the average household around $550 a year, including around $200 on the average household electricity bill and around $70 on the average gas bill. This will reduce cost of living pressures for all Australians”, Alex Hawke said.

“The Government’s consumer watchdog, the ACCC, has been given extra funding and powers to ensure that savings are passed on to consumers.”

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