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27 July, 2017
OPERATION SOVEREIGN BORDERS MILESTONE
It’s now been three years since a people smuggler’s boat loaded with Illegal Maritime Arrivals (IMAs) reached Australia. Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB) has been an outstanding success thanks to the dedication and determination of the men and women of the 16 Commonwealth agen... more
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26 July, 2017
SUPPORT FOR YOUNGER VETERANS IN DICKSON
Community and ex-service organisations in the electorate of Dickson are invited to apply for grants for projects that deliver sustainable services for younger veterans.   The Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said the Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants programme recognises... more
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24 July, 2017
GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR DICKSON COMMUNITIES
Community organisations in the electorate of Dickson can now apply for a share of more than $45 million in Australian Government funding for projects to help build inclusive and resilient communities.   The Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) grants will help local organisatio... more
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15 June, 2017
CHANGES TO CITIZENSHIP LAWS INTRODUCED INTO PARLIAMENT
The Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017 (the Bill) has been introduced into Parliament. This Bill implements the commitment made by the Turnbull Government to strengthen the test for Australian citizen... more
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20 April, 2017
STRENGTHENING THE INTEGRITY OF AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP
THE HON. MALCOLM TURNBULL MP PRIME MINISTER THE HON. PETER DUTTON MP MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION JOINT MEDIA RELEASE The Turnbull Government will strengthen Australian citizenship by putting Australian values at the heart of citizenship processes and requirements. Ou... more
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18 April, 2017
PUTTING AUSTRALIAN WORKERS FIRST
THE HON. MALCOLM TURNBULL MP PRIME MINISTER THE HON. PETER DUTTON MP MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION JOINT MEDIA RELEASE The Turnbull Government will safeguard Australian jobs by abolishing the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers and creating a new temporary visa rest... more
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28 March, 2017
Flood-resilient bridge for Draper
Joint Release with Cr Matt Constance (Division 10) Moreton Bay Regional Council will construct a new $5 million bridge over the South Pine River at Draper to provide better access and flood immunity for motorists and residents in the local area. Division 10 Councillor Matt Constance said an 80m-lo... more
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28 March, 2017
New PaTH to jobs for young people in Dickson
Get them ready. Give them a go. Get them a job. That's the outcome the Turnbull Government's Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare, Trial, Hire) Programme will drive for thousands of unemployed young Australians aged between 15 and 24 years. The Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said the programme would hel... more
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24 March, 2017
Child care cost relief for Dickson families
More than 9,500 families across Dickson are set for child care cost relief and their children will benefit from more early learning opportunities as part of the Turnbull Government’s reforms to the system that passed Parliament this week. The Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said the new ref... more
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16 February, 2017
Preschoolers can learn a language in 2017
Preschools and child care centres in the Federal electorate of Dickson can join a national programme which introduces preschoolers to a second language. The Turnbull Government's Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) programme, after a trial period, is now open nationally. Under the ELLA p... more
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08 February, 2017
Stay smart online
Internet fraud and scams is a growing problem in our connected world. Australians reported losing more than $80 million to internet fraud last year according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Common tools that cyber criminals use are; links that are sent by SMS, vi... more
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26 January, 2017
Local heroes recognised
Australia Day is the time that we announce the annual Dickson Community Awards, which recognise local people who through volunteer work or community service have made our communities a better place and for those who record extraordinary achievements. This year’s Dickson Citizen of the Year wa... more
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26 January, 2017
Dickson welcomes new citizens
The new year is well and truly underway with children back at school and all of us back into our work routine. After Christmas and New Year, Australia Day looms as an important date on all our calendars. I was privileged on Australia Day to attend Samford Rotary Club’s Citizenship Ceremony ... more
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06 December, 2016
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
I would like to take this opportunity to wish all Dickson residents a safe Christmas and a prosperous 2017.  As we all celebrate Christmas this year, I hope you spend valuable time with your family and friends to appreciate the great opportunities we have in Australia. I also ask you to plea... more
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06 December, 2016
Nominations are now open for my annual Australia Day Awards. These awards recognise local heroes and community groups. If you know someone who lives in Dickson and you think deserves recognition for their service to the community, or achievements in other fields please fill in the nomination form in... more
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