Local Updates

Earlier this year I invited all the Grade 5 and 6 students in our Casey electorate to write 250 words on ‘What Anzac Day Means To Me’.

Monbulk Soccer Club Opening

Tuesday, 28 March 2017
The new $9.8 million community focused Monbulk Regional Soccer Centre is nearing completion.

Op-Ed: March 2017

Friday, 24 March 2017
In the weeks since Australia Day, I have had the privilege to attend a large number of leadership presentations at school assemblies across our local communities.

Op-Ed: February 2017

Friday, 24 March 2017
Last Thursday we all reflected on our history and future as we celebrated Australia Day; all that our forebears have created, and all that we want to be in the future.
Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP has welcomed $208,000 in disaster resilience funding to better prepare local communities from the threat of bushfires. Mr Smith said the funding will be provided to the Southern Ranges Environment Alliance, Yarra Ranges Shire Council and Emtrain Fire & Community Safety Pty Ltd under the Federal Government’s $15 million National Bushfire Mitigation Programme.
In partnership with Yarra Ranges Council, the Turnbull Government will contribute $20,000 towards the installation of a new electronic scoreboard at the Monbulk Football Netball Club and Monbulk Cricket Club’s home ground.
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