Senator David Fawcett
Liberal Senator for South Australia

|Authorised: D.J. Fawcett, CPO 100 King William St Adelaide SA 5000|
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Australian Government honours our dedicated police officers

Senator Fawcett has announced that the Australian Government will extend the eligibility for the National Police Service Medal.


SA New Colombo Plan students head off to study in region

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-Pacific region.


Calling for Green Army projects in Kingston

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.


Free Trade Agreements Finalised with Japan and Korea

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.


A fair go for veterans - delivered

The Abbott Coalition Government has delivered on its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families.


ANZAC Day for the troops 2014

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-Service Organisations dedicated to supporting our serving men and women.


Local small businesses to benefit from new hiring guide

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.


Abbott Government Delivers for Ex-Service Personnel

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.


Amendments to Future of Financial Advice legislation

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.


$50m boost to help small businesses export

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.


Civil Aviation Safety Authority Board strengthened by the Coalition

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.


Kingston to benefit from Coalition Green Army Project

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.


Coalition’s Jobs Bonus will help young job seekers find and keep a job

New incentives which will boost workforce participation and get more young job seekers in Kingston off welfare and into work have been revealed.


States agree to implement Murray-Darling Basin water reform

The Australian Government has completed an agreement which brings all jurisdictions together to implement the historic Murray-Darling Basin Plan for water reform.


Carbon Tax Devestation in Kingston

The full extent of Labor’s ongoing Carbon Tax damage has been revealed by the Clean Energy Regulator.


Registrations open for Australian Heritage Week

Senator Fawcett has encouraged the community in Kingston to get involved in events during Australian Heritage Week 2014


South Australian Student set to study in Asia

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.


Labor’s Legacy: families paying $70pw extra for childcare

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.


$1.945m Win for Kingston Elderly

The Commonwealth Home and Community Care program has contributed $1.945m to help Kingston’s elderly live independently for longer.


Econimic Review Offers Opportunity for SA
South Australian industry has been given the chance to help shape the priorities in the Coalition Government’s $100m Growth Fund.


Electricity Relief for SA

The Government’s plan to provide electricity relief to South Australians.


SA Awarded $57m Contract for Submarine Upgrade

The Federal Government has awarded ASC and Saab Systems the contract to upgrade the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class Submarines.


Unity, Stability & Growth - A Vision for Defence

South Australia can extend its key role as a key defence hub for the nation to its allies and the Asia-Pacific Region.


Independent Review of Aviation

Infrastructure and Regional Development Minister has announced an Independent Review of Aviation.


Coalition Scraps Labor’s Self-Education Cap

Thousands of nurses, teacher and doctors will be the winners from the Coalition’s decision to reverse Labor’s cap on tax-deductibility of self-education expenses.


HIPPY Help In Kingston

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.


New Coalition Front Bench Announced

Tony Abbot today announced the Coalition Ministry with minimal changes as promised prior to the election. Read more


Election Policies released

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’s Plan for the Future

The Coalition has released Our Plan - Real Solutions for all Australians.  Read more

Losing Australia’s Sovereignty

The cost cutting measures that drive Australia’s aerospace procurement are likely to come at a significant cost.  Read more

Coalition Defence Policy Released

Tony Abbot and David Johnston today released the Coalition defence Policy at Holsworthy barracks.  Read more


Coalition Plan for Aviation released

Warren Truss today released the Coalition Plan for Aviation which addresses many of the concerns raised in the Senate Report. Read more


Air Safety At Risk

The Government is compromising air safety to try and balance the budget.  Read more



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