Payments to councils in Kingston are being made under the Australian Government Financial Assistance Grant programme.
The Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson has released the Commonwealth Government’s improved Franchising Code of Conduct to ensure the Australian franchising system is as healthy and fair as it can be.
Applications are now open for community-
Christmas is fast approaching and with more than 2,200 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel deployed overseas on operations Australians are being asked to spare a thought for our troops who won’t be able to spend Christmas with their families and friends.
Senator David Fawcett today encouraged the community to pause for one minute’s silence at 11am, to wear a red poppy or to attend their local Remembrance Day service and pay tribute to the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve our nation in times of war, conflict and on peacekeeping operations.
The Abbott Coalition Government is cutting red tape to make life easier, help small business, strengthen our economy and create jobs.
Senator David Fawcett today welcomed the Abbott Government’s announcement that it
will deliver on its commitment to establish an enhanced, industry-
Up to $9000 in financial assistance is now available for eligible long-
The Australian Government’s Job Commitment Bonus encourages long-
Businesses that provide jobs to older Australians are now eligible to receive up to $10,000 (GST Inclusive) in assistance from the Australian Government.
Senator David Fawcett has announced more low cost help for small business is about to be made available as part of the Abbott Government’s Australian Small Business Advisory Programme (ASBAS).
Senator David Fawcett has welcomed the delivery of the Australian Government's $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme, announcing that councils in the electorate of Kingston will receive more than $14 million for local road construction and street repairs.
The Australian Government has stepped up efforts to reduce the number of drowning deaths with the latest statistics showing 266 Australians drowned in the last year.
Senator David Fawcett encouraged local organisations that have the capacity and determination
to help more job seekers find and keep a job to submit a tender for Employment Services
The Australian Government is inviting communities across the nation to get involved in the 20 Million Trees Programme with the first competitive grants round now open for applications.
Government school communities in Kingston will have greater capacity to make their own decisions thanks to the Australian Government’s $70m Independent Public Schools (IPS) initiative.
Landcare and other community group in the Kingston electorate will be able to access
a helping hand with the launch of the 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-
The Advertiser today ran a story on my views regarding submarines with a title that was inaccurate and misleading.
Kingston electorate has received a funding boost to help commemorate its proud history of service in the Australian Defence Force, Senator David Fawcett said today.
The Abbott Government will commit $406 million to ensure families can continue to access up to 1.5 hours of preschool per week in 2015.
People in Kingston who are suffering from pancreatic cancer will be able to access the breakthrough drug Abraxane on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from November 1.
As a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, Senator David Fawcett today welcomed the tabling of the Committee’s Advisory Report into the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No.1) 2014.
Kingston Youth will have the chance to set sail in Young Endeavour, with the ballot for the 2015 Young Endeavour World Voyage now open for young Australians.
More than 3.7 million pensioners will receive an increase to their payments from 20 September, the second rise this year.
The Australian Government is delivering on its election commitment to support the manufacturing sector to take advantage of new opportunities and create new jobs with the $50m Manufacturing Transition Programme now open for applications.
Senator David Fawcett is encouraging Kingston residents to have their say on how child care can be made more affordable, flexible and accessible.
The Australian Government has delivered on its $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme.
Senator David Fawcett today welcomed the restoration of Australian Government funding
to assist ex-
Senator David Fawcett, representing the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Johnston, officially welcomed around 700 delegates to the Defence Industry Conference 2014 on Monday 28 July.
“Today’s vote by the Senate to repeal the Carbon Tax is great news for local families and small businesses,” Senator David Fawcett said today.
The Abbott Coalition Government is building a stronger economy by supporting apprentices to successfully complete their qualification.
Senator Fawcett today welcomed the appointment of Mr Jeff Boyd to the Board of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as Deputy Chairman.
People looking for aged care services in Kingston will now have access to an online tool that will help them estimate their aged care costs.
The historic trade agreement the Abbott government has signed with Japan will leverage our strengths to help drive growth and job creation, Senator Fawcett said.
Work towards the commencement of the 20 Million Trees Programme is continuing to progress and the Government is now seeking feedback from organisations who may wish to be involved in the rollout.
Today marks the second anniversary of Labor’s destructive carbon tax and it means higher power bills for families in Kingston.
From 1 July 2014, young job seekers in Kingston will have access to new incentives and additional financial support to help them move from welfare to work.
Senator David Fawcett today urged Australians throughout Kingston electorate to learn more about the commitment and sacrifice of servicemen and servicewomen.
The Australian Government will provide $9.2 million to the new National Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Action Plan to address the harmful impact of FASD on children and families.
Senator David Fawcett today announced $24,850 has been made available by the Coalition Government to support six local projects commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australians during the first World War.
The South Australian veteran community has received a funding boost to help commemorate its proud history of service.
Senator Fawcett has welcomed new initiatives undertaken by the Export Finance and
Insurance Corporation (EFIC) to reduce the red-
From 1 January 2015, schools in the electorate of Kingston will be able to apply to take part in the Federal Government’s new $100 million Sporting Schools initiative.
Senator David Fawcett today welcomed the release of the Aviation Safety Regulation Review (ASRR) which will guide the development of aviation safety and regulation in Australia over the next decade.
Senator David Fawcett has welcomed the opening of Nominations for the 2014 National Disability awards, giving Australians the opportunity to celebrate the individuals and organisations which are having a positive impact on the lives of people with disability.
The Australian Government is delivering on its plan to build safer roads and a stronger economy through its record $500 million investment in the national Black Spot Programme.
The achievements of South Australian Defence Companies were formally recognised by the Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert MP, at the recent Defence Teaming Centre’s annual awards dinner.
The Abbott Coalition Government is building a stronger economy by supporting apprentices to successfully complete their qualification.
People looking for aged care services in Kingston will from now on have access to clear pricing and accommodation information online to help them make informed choices.
From today, long day care services in the Kingston electorate can apply to share
in the largest-
The Abbott Government is delivering on its commitment to build a stronger Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Senator David Fawcett has today expressed grave concern that the Labor Opposition continues to mislead Australia’s veteran community.
The Coalition Government will meet its election commitments in aged care through increased funding which is better targeted and more flexible.
The Coalition Government will meet its election commitments to support Australians with disability and carers.
The students and schools in Kingston will benefit from the Abbott Government’s record recurrent funding investment of $64.5 billion in schools over the next four years.
More people in Kingston will be able to benefit from higher education as a result
of improvements to the higher education system announced as part of the 2014-
Senator David Fawcett said that the Abbott Government’s first Budget is laying the foundations for a strong and prosperous economy with less debt.
Senator David Fawcett today encouraged local food, wine and tourism businesses in Kingston to participate in Tourism Australia’s new campaign ‘Restaurant Australia’.
Senator David Fawcett has welcomed the Coalition Government’s announcement of the
A new website will help Kingston residents with hearing loss to receive the support they need sooner, by making it easer to find information and apply for services.
Senator Fawcett today welcomed the Abbot Government’s restoration of the Australian Defence Force Gap Year Program which fulfils one of the Coalition’s key Defence election commitments.
The Minister for Trade and Investment, the Hon Andrew Robb, is in Adelaide at the invitation of Senator Fawcett to attend a forum with the Senator and the Council for International Trade and Commerce.
Senator David Fawcett today encouraged community members to remember Australian servicemen and women from all wars and conflicts.
Senator Fawcett has announced that the Australian Government will extend the eligibility for the National Police Service Medal.
Meeting with 25 New Colombo Plan (NCP) grant recipients in Adelaide today, Senator
Fawcett said that NCP students would help build closer relationships with Australia’s
neighbours in the Indo-
With the impending launch of the Green Army, the Government is calling on councils and community groups to submit ideas for new projects in Kingston.
Senator Fawcett has welcomed the conclusion of free trade agreements with Korea and Japan as a significant win for Australian agriculture, services, mining and resources consumers as well as the creation of jobs in the Kingston electorate.
The Abbott Coalition Government has delivered on its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families.
Senator Fawcett is encouraging everyone in the electorate of Kingston to make a lasting
contribution to ADF personnel and their families by donating to one of the many Ex-
The Coalition Government is working to build a stronger more prosperous economy with more jobs by making it easier for small businesses in Kingston to hire new employees.
Senator Fawcett today welcomed the tabling of legislation to deliver fair indexation to Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (DFRB) scheme and Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (DFRDB) scheme superannuants aged 55 and over.
The Government has introduced a Bill into Parliament to reverse the significant regulatory overreach imposed by the former Government’s Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation.
The Abbott Government has moved to help small and medium sized businesses in Kingston reach their export potential with a $50 million boost to the Export Market Development Grants scheme.
Senator Fawcett has welcomed the announcement by Minister Warren Truss MP, that two additional members will be appointed to the CASA Board as proposed in a bill introduced into Parliament this week.
Senator Fawcett has advised that the Coalition government is delivering another key election commitment with legislation to establish the Green Army introduced to Parliament today.
New incentives which will boost workforce participation and get more young job seekers in Kingston off welfare and into work have been revealed.
The Australian Government has completed an agreement which brings all jurisdictions
together to implement the historic Murray-
The full extent of Labor’s ongoing Carbon Tax damage has been revealed by the Clean Energy Regulator.
Senator Fawcett has encouraged the community in Kingston to get involved in events during Australian Heritage Week 2014
Senator Fawcett welcomes the introduction of the first stage of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan and congratulates the University of Adelaide and the University of SA for being amongst the 24 Australian universities to receive grant funding under the Plan.
Senator Fawcett has expressed concern that a growing number of local families are paying the price of federal Labor’s legacy, with new Department of Education figures indicating childcare fees rose an average $70 per week over the six years of the former ALP Government.
The Commonwealth Home and Community Care program has contributed $1.945m to help Kingston’s elderly live independently for longer.
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South Australian industry has been given the chance to help shape the priorities in the Coalition Government’s $100m Growth Fund.
The Government’s plan to provide electricity relief to South Australians.
The Federal Government has awarded ASC and Saab Systems the contract to upgrade the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class Submarines.
South Australia can extend its key role as a key defence hub for the nation to its
allies and the Asia-
Infrastructure and Regional Development Minister has announced an Independent Review of Aviation.
Thousands of nurses, teacher and doctors will be the winners from the Coalition’s
decision to reverse Labor’s cap on tax-
Anglicare SA has been chosen to deliver the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters to benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Kingston.
Tony Abbot today announced the Coalition Ministry with minimal changes as promised prior to the election. Read more
Tony Abbot today announced the last of the Coalition election policies, which will enable the release of full costings ahead of the election as promised. Read more
The Coalition has released Our Plan -
The cost cutting measures that drive Australia’s aerospace procurement are likely to come at a significant cost. Read more
Tony Abbot and David Johnston today released the Coalition defence Policy at Holsworthy barracks. Read more
Warren Truss today released the Coalition Plan for Aviation which addresses many of the concerns raised in the Senate Report. Read more
The Government is compromising air safety to try and balance the budget. Read more