In the News

Friday, 22 November 2013

Alex Hawke MP, Federal Member for Mitchell, said the Coalition Government is keeping its election promise to the Australian people, with the House of Representatives yesterday voting to scrap the carbon tax.

“The people of Mitchell voted against the Carbon Tax and now I fulfilled my commitment to them in the Parliament,” Alex Hawke said

“This was an important vote for families in Mitchell because repealing the Carbon Tax will create a stronger economy with more jobs, and families will on average be $550 a year better off.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Federal Member for Mitchell, Alex Hawke MP, welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of the commencement of a Productivity Commission inquiry into child care and early childhood learning across Australia.

This announcement delivers on the Government’s priority commitment to task the Productivity Commission to inquire into how the child care system can be made more flexible, affordable and accessible.

The inquiry is the first public examination of its type since the 1990s.

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Alex Hawke MP, Federal Member for Mitchell today announced that Australians who would like the opportunity to attend ANZAC Day commemorations at Gallipoli in 2015 can apply for the ballot now.

“The 100th anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli will be very significant commemorative occasion for the people of both nations,” Alex Hawke said.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Friday, 08 November 2013

Alex Hawke MP, Federal Member for Mitchell, encouraged the community to attend a Remembrance Day service on Monday, 11 November and pay tribute to our brave men and women who have served our country in war, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

 “We have a proud history of military service, with our sons and daughters serving across all conflicts.  It is important that on this day we stand together and remember their bravery, dedication and sacrifice,” said Alex Hawke.