Local Updates

Female and youth sport in the Casey electorate will receive a major boost thanks to funding from the Turnbull Government’s Stronger Communities Programme, Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP has announced. This programme provides funding for small-scale local infrastructure projects, ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, which are matched dollar for dollar.
Woori Yallock Primary School families are enjoying a new car park with construction now complete. Council built the $259,000 car park with funding from the Federal Government as pledged by Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith prior to the last election.

Funding for two local Men’s Sheds

Thursday, 21 January 2016
Bens Shed in Yarra Junction and the Montrose & District Men’s Shed will be able to purchase more equipment and supplies with Coalition Government funding of $7000. Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP said he was pleased to see the two deserving clubs receive funding through Round 11 of the National Shed Development Programme.
Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP has congratulated advanced manufacturer ANCA for being named Exporter of the Year at the 53rd annual Australian Export Awards in Melbourne on 27 November 2015.
Volunteers across the local Casey electorate have been recognised for their dedication and hard work as part of the annual Casey Community Volunteer Awards on Saturday 5 December. Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP said he was pleased to present awards to 56 volunteers from a variety of organisations, including schools, sporting groups, emergency services, environmental groups, and support services.

Join me for an Online Safety Forum

Thursday, 12 November 2015
I regularly hear from parents and teachers about cyber-bullying and their concerns about online safety. According to research by the University of NSW Social Policy Research Centre, cyberbullying is estimated to effect 20 percent of Australians aged 8-17.