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Local Updates

The Coalition is getting on with the job of delivering our water infrastructure needs, today announcing $391,500 to fast track feasibility studies to improve water security for the horticulture industry in Casey. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce today announced the funding, as part of the National Water Infrastructure Development Fund.
A re-elected Turnbull Government will deliver a major boost to health services in Melbourne’s East, allowing patients bulk billing access to access Eastern Health’s new MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) service at Maroondah Hospital. Liberal Member for Deakin Michael Sukkar said in contrast to most other areas of the city, residents across the east did not currently have access to publicly-owned and operated MRI services, with local outpatients forced to wait six to eight weeks for an examination.
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.