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Australia Day blog: Let us work to build on the things that unite us

Across Australia, thousands of people are becoming Australian citizens today.  Most of us were born here and arrived red faced and screaming into the world as little Aussies. But our new citizens are paying us the greatest compliment - they are choosing to become Australian citizens.  And it is a wise choice.

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26th January 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Digital Transformation Office to Deliver 21st Century Government

The Commonwealth Government will establish a Digital Transformation Office (DTO) within the Department of Communications so that government services can be delivered digitally from start to finish and better serve the needs of citizens and businesses.

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23rd January 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

The murderous assault on Charlie Hebdo is an attack on every free society, every journalist.

the murderous assault on Charlie Hebdo in Paris was an attack on every free society and every newspaper.

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8th January 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Surf Clubs in Wentworth Get Funding Boost

Four Surf Lifesaving Clubs in Wentworth will receive a funding boost to prevent drownings at local beaches.

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9th December 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Legislation to combat cyber-bullying introduced into Parliament

In a big step towards Australian children being better protected against cyberbullying and safer when they go online, the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 was introduced in the Commonwealth Parliament today.

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3rd December 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Upskilling Wentworth’s Childcare Educators

Child care educators in Wentworth are among more than 50,000 long day care educators across Australia set to benefit from a $200 million Federal Government investment in professional development.

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31st October 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Medibank Private Share Offer Prospectus Now Available

Not for distribution or release on the United States

The prospectus for the Medibank Private Share Offer has been lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and is now available at medibankprivateshareoffer.com.au.

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20th October 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

New Funding to Prevent Drownings

The Australian Government has stepped up efforts to reduce the number of drowning deaths with the latest statistics showing 266 Australians drowned in the last year.

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2nd October 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Vertigan panel lays out path to less telecommunications regulation

A landmark report to the Government on the telecommunications industry has laid out a path to a less regulated more competitive market, consistent with the regime that applied to the sector prior to the National Broadband Network.

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1st October 2014  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Local Councils in Wentworth to get $8.4 million in Roads to Recovery Funding

FEDERAL Member for Wentworth The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP has welcomed delivery of the Australian Government’s $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme, announcing that councils in the electorate of Wentworth will receive $8.4million for local road construction and street repairs.

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1st October 2014  |  Comments  |  Media Releases