New funding available for men’s sheds
Member for Casey Tony Smith is encouraging men’s sheds in the Casey electorate to apply for up to $8000 funding as part of Round 11 of the National Shed Development Programme. Mr Smith said the Federal Government will provide funding for men’s sheds for a further three years to 2019. “Our local men’s sheds play a very important role in our community to keep men active and contributing to their mental health and physical wellbeing,” Mr Smith said. “Men’s sheds reduce social isolation, particularly for older men and people living in outer suburban and rural areas. “The decision to guarantee…in Local NewsRead more...
Nominations open for the 2015 Casey Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Awards
In 2009, I initiated the Casey Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Awards to recognise, reward, and encourage careers in local trades and small businesses. The apprentices and trainees of today will help form the backbone of our small businesses and local economy into the future.in Local NewsRead more...
Media release - Budget 2015: Delivering Jobs, Growth and Opportunity for the Yarra Valley
The 2015 Federal Budget delivers for local families and small businesses, said Tony Smith, Federal Member for Casey. “It invests an additional $3.5 billion over five years on child care assistance that will make child care simpler, more affordable and more accessible. “The new $5.5 billion Growing Jobs and Small Business package will help local small businesses in the outer-east and Yarra Valley to invest more, grow their enterprises, and employ more locals.in Local MediaRead more...
Media release - Green Army on the ground in Mt Evelyn - 24 April 2015
Green Army on the ground in Mount Evelyn Young people involved in the Quinn Reserve & Mt Evelyn Aqueduct Protection Program Green Army project have commenced on-ground works.in Local MediaRead more...
Transcript of interview - 3AW Breakfast - 16 April 2015
Transcript of interview 3AW Breakfast Thursday 16 April 2015 7:45amin TranscriptsRead more...
Transcript of interview - Sky News PM Agenda with David Speers - 15 April 2015
Transcript of interview with David Speers Sky News – PM Agenda Wednesday 15 April 2015 4:45pmin TranscriptsRead more...