Pages tagged "Media Release"

Lalor pensioners, families and young people paying for Abbott's lies

This week marks one year of Tony Abbott’s lies, deceit and broken promises. A year on and pensioners, families and young people across Lalor are paying for Abbott’s lies.

One year on, whether you are on the Age Pension, the Disability Support Pension, the Carer Payment or Newstart Allowance, Tony...

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Tony Abbott's double hit on sick in Lalor

Families in Lalor will be the hardest hit across Australia by Tony Abbott’s double hit on sick Australians, Joanne Ryan said today.

“The combination of Tony Abbott’s new GP tax and his medicines price hike mean sick Australians will pay more,” said Ms Ryan. “The sick and vulnerable will pay for...

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Abbott cuts funding in a double hit to Lalor commuters

The Abbott Government’s decision to cut funding to local councils is deeply concerning given the transport issues faced by Lalor residents.

Yesterday’s announcement of $2.3 billion in Financial Assistance Grants to local government confirms that councils all over the country will receive a cut in real terms this year, because...

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Councils and community groups in Lalor feeling budget sting

Community groups and local councils in the Victorian electorate of Lalor are still reeling from the impacts of the Abbott Government’s unfair Budget three months after it was handed down in May.

Shadow Minister for Finance Tony Burke was in Lalor today with Federal Member Joanne Ryan to meet with councils...

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Joanne Ryan releases information kit for new residents

Federal Member for Lalor, Joanne Ryan has released an information kit for new residents to assist them find information about services across our region.

“With so many new families joining our community each week, it has always been important for residents to have access to information about the range of...

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Abbott’s school cuts hit Lalor harder than anywhere else

New analysis of the Government’s own figures, released recently, shows Tony Abbott’s cuts will leave schools in the electorate of Lalor $277 million worse off over the next decade – the biggest hit to any community in Australia.

The Abbott Government’s Budget cut $80 billion from schools and hospitals – with...

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Inaugural Sports President evening a great success

Joanne Ryan, yesterday, launched her inaugural Sports President evening at the Werribee Football Club.

‘As a netball coach and through the various sporting activities of my sons, I know it is important to recognise the vital work by so many volunteers, to make our local sporting clubs the success they...

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Ryan urges Napthine Government to support local schools

Joanne Ryan, has written to Victorian Premier Denis Napthine urging the Victorian Liberal Government to come to the party and provide much needed funding to Lalor Schools.

The Federal Labor Government invested heavily to provide capital funding to local schools under the Building the Education Revolution program, but unfortunately more...

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Let your voice be heard in Canberra

Federal Member for Lalor, Joanne Ryan, has urged senior high school students across the community to put their views to the parliament by entering the My First Speech Competition.

The nationwide competition is now open to all Australian secondary students enrolled in years 10 to 12. Students entering the completion...

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Centenary of ANZAC grant for Little River Historical Society

I want congratulate the Little River Historical Society for their successful grant for the Centenary of ANZAC.

Little River Historical Society President Les Sanderson and the team put together a strong application which has broad community support.

This grant of over $50,000 will be used to build a memorial to...

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