GUARANTEED FUNDING FOR USC PETRIE CAMPUS

Young people in the northern Brisbane and southern Moreton Bay regions will have access to state of the art facilities and a local tertiary education in two years’ time from 2020. The Turnbull Government will guarantee funding for student places at the future Petrie Campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast. The Member for…

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A NEW ERA FOR NATIONAL SECURITY

Today marks a milestone for Australia – the establishment of the Home Affairs portfolio – the most significant reform of Australia’s domestic security and law enforcement arrangements in decades. It is an important move to protect Australia’s security and prosperity at a time when nations face a growing number of challenges. Australia’s security and law…

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2018 DICKSON COMMUNITY AWARDS

A reminder to get your nominations in for my Dickson Community Awards for 2018. Nominations close on Friday 15 December 2017. The awards recognise local heroes and community groups for their service to our community. If you know of someone who lives in Dickson who you think deserves recognition for their hard work, please download and fill in the nomination form or…

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ARMISTICE DAY CENTENARY GRANTS FOR DICKSON

The Turnbull Government has provided $50,000 in grant funding for local community commemorations in Dickson to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War in 2018. The Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said that next year Australians will pause and reflect on the Armistice Day Centenary.  “From a population of…

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR VETERANS’ EMPLOYMENT AWARDS

The Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton has called on businesses and veterans in the Dickson electorate to nominate for the inaugural Veterans’ Employment Awards. Peter Dutton said the Veterans’ Employment Awards will recognise businesses and organisations that created employment opportunities for veterans and spouses of serving Defence members. It will also recognise veterans who…

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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP DAY 2017

This Australian Citizenship Day more than 1,110 people from 88 countries will become Australian citizens at ceremonies across the country. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton congratulated over 390 new Australians at a special citizenship ceremony at Calamvale Community Sports Centre, encouraging them to commit to the Australian values of democracy, respect,…

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2017 SENIORS EXPO A HUGE SUCCESS

Around 2000 seniors from the Dickson electorate visited the Dickson Seniors Expo this week. The two day Expo at the Strathpine Community Centre brought together more than 60 organisations, companies and government agencies to provide useful and important information to our local retirees or those close to retirement. I hope all who attended found it…

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