Local Updates

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.

2015 School Leavers' Guide

Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Leaving school is an exciting time and there are many opportunities available to young people. Exploring your options means accessing current information on a range of pathways, talking to your parents, friends, teachers and career advisers.
There are more than six million volunteers across Australia who generously donate their time, efforts and energy in varying roles throughout their local communities.
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