Monday, 23 November 2015
New Department of Social Services figures have revealed that nearly 20,000 families in Chifley will be the worst affected by Malcolm Turnbull’s attack on family support payments. Figures from Minister Christian Porter’s own department show that while Malcolm Turnbull’s hip-pocket hit will be hardest felt in Chifley; families in Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop’s electorates
Monday, 09 November 2015
Federal Member for Chifley Ed Husic and Federal Member for Greenway Michelle Rowland today urged the Abbott/Turnbull Government to engage in proper and meaningful dialogue with locals over the Western Sydney Airport draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The pair have written to Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure Minister Warren Truss to raise their objections to
Tuesday, 03 November 2015
Federal Member for Chifley Ed Husic is calling for nominations for the 2015 Chifley Volunteer Awards. Mr Husic said the annual Chifley Volunteer Awards are an opportunity to recognise the valuable contribution made by volunteers in our community. “Our community is made better by the hard work of those who selflessly volunteer their time to
Monday, 26 October 2015
Federal Member for Chifley Ed Husic said today that the Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) confirmed one thing: that the Abbott-Turnbull Government is treating Western Sydney residents as second-class. “Western Sydney is one of the fastest growing regions in the country – yet won’t have the same protections for its residents as those enjoyed
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Digital Innovation and Startups Ed Husic has welcomed the launch of the inaugural StartupWeek Sydney. The week-long program will feature events focused on ways to strengthen the startup ecosystem.
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Labor will bring together venture capital, superannuation, startups and peak industry bodies on 12 November for the inaugural roundtable of the Innovation Investment Partnership (IIP). The launch of the IIP will be hosted in Canberra by Bill Shorten, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen, Shadow Minister for Innovation Senator Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Financial Services Jim
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
It is with great excitement that I have today accepted my appointment as Bill Shorten’s Shadow Parliamentary Secretary Assisting with Digital Innovation and Startups. This is the first time that the role of startups has been recognised in a shadow ministerial or ministerial lineup – reflecting Labor’s view that startups form a crucial growth platform for
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Today Labor announces our positive plan to get Australia started by investing in the creation of an innovation and education economy. A Shorten Labor Government will invest $17.8 million in important reforms to drive a new generation of innovators, risk-takers and wealth-creators. In a time of economic change and transition, the choice before Australia is
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Joint Media Release with Catherine King MP, Shadow Minister for Health, Member for Ballarat Labor warmly congratulates Mt Druitt GP Dr Kean-Sing Lim, the 2015 RACGP General Practitioner of the Year.
Monday, 21 September 2015
People with disability in Chifley have cause for celebration – the NDIS is coming in 2016. Federal Member for Chifley Ed Husic said people with disability, their carers and families in Chifley will benefit from the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 2016.