TRANSCRIPT – INTERVIEW WITH BEN FORDHAM – 2GB

TRANSCRIPT THE HON PETER DUTTON MP INTERVIEW WITH BEN FORDHAM, RADIO 2GB, SYDNEY 19 April 2021 Subjects: Meritorious Unit Citation; Royal Commission into defence and veteran suicide; Anzac Day marches.   BEN FORDHAM:   Peter Dutton has blocked a move to strip special forces troops of citations from Afghanistan. Three thousand soldiers were set to…

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Statement

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the hard working men and women of the Home Affairs Department led by Mike Pezzullo and its portfolio agencies for the incredible work they do to keep Australians safe. Secretary Pezzullo has served both sides of politics, but his first priority is to serve our country…

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OPENING OF HEADSPACE STRATHPINE TO IMPROVE YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Young people in Strathpine and the surrounding region can now access free or low-cost Medicare services through headspace Strathpine, which opened its doors today.   The Australian Government-funded service is a holistic mental health service for young people aged 12-25, and provides mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs or work…

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SAMFORD COMMUNITY HUB OFFICIALLY OPENED

Samford is about to become a hive of activity for community groups, residents and start-ups with the new $4.45 million Samford Community Hub precinct officially opened today. The jointly funded project between the Australian Government and Moreton Bay Regional Council will provide a home for community organisations and foster the next wave of innovation in…

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FUNDING FOR VETERANS ADVOCACY SERVICES IN DICKSON

EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS (ESOs) and other veteran groups in Dickson, which provide advocacy services to veterans and their families have today received over $60,000 in funding as part of the Governments Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program. Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said ESOs, community organisations and other local veteran groups play a…

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IMPROVED MOBILE COVERAGE IN HIGHVALE

 People living and travelling through Samford Valley will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the internet and stay connected with family and friends thanks to a new mobile base station in Highvale. The new base station was turned on yesterday and will significantly improve phone service in the valley, specifically along Mount…

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