About to present the 2014 Casey Apprentice/Trainee Awards to some outstanding locals making a real difference in our local businesses.
2014 School Leavers' Guide
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. I have compiled a comprehensive School Leavers’ Guide as a great starting point. Click here for a pdf version of the guidein Local NewsRead more...
Speech in Parliament - Casey Electorate: Casey Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Awards - 2 October 2014
Mr TONY SMITH (Casey) (09:33): Back in 2009, I initiated the Casey Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Awards to recognise and reward excellence and achievement in local trades in the Casey electorate. On Tuesday, 16 September, I was pleased to host the fifth annual award presentation. This is all possible because of the dedicated committee of local business owners, including Phil Munday of Phil Munday's Panel Works, who is the chair of the judging panel; Sue O'Brien from Chateau Yering; Nick Fraraccio of Stevens Glass; and Clive Larkman from Larkman Nurseries. Following a nomination process, 12 finalists were determined by the…in LocalRead more...
Mt Evelyn Netball Club Rooms - Now Under Construction - 11 September 2014
At the last election I pledged funding of $45,000 towards the construction of these netball change facilities. This funding has been delivered. Together with the $41,000 of funding provided by Council, work on the change rooms is now well underway. The construction is taking place at the Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE. It was great to drop in and see the progress to date. This will be the last netball season that our Mt Evelyn players are without change rooms. All of us, particularly the netballers, look forward to the completion of the project and the installation and opening of…in Local NewsRead more...
Speech in Parliament - Centenary of Anzac - 3 September 2014
Mr TONY SMITH (Casey) (09:33): I rise this morning to again talk about the Centenary of Anzac. Each of us in our electorates has commenced commemorating not just the great national event but also the local events, the local history and the happenings of a hundred years ago. I particularly wanted to mention this morning the interest and the involvement of young Australians in our community, which we are all seeing on so many levels. The Casey Anzac Centenary Community Committee, which I formed last year to assess and recommend local grants, comprises a number of outstanding citizens. One in…in LocalRead more...