Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt has walked the final stages of the Bibbulmun Track with a much-loved high school teacher and mother of 4, Carolyn Riordan.
Ms Riordan set out to complete one of the world’s great long-distance treks in honour of her late father and to raise vital funds for Australia’s biggest cancer killer.
Ms Riordan, who was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer last year, finished the Bibbulmun trek and raised $20,000 for Lung Foundation Australia in the process.
It was my great privilege to be invited to visit the Midvale Early Childhood and Parenting Centre during Early Learning Matters week.
The centre is continuing to make a difference in our local community by providing a haven for children to learn, play and develop critical social skills. Keep up the great work!
Thank you to the Midland Poultry and Agriculture Society for inviting me to officially open the extension to their poultry shed.
Local Sporting Champions continues to support more aspiring young sportspeople than ever before, with the Hon Ken Wyatt MP encouraging families in Hasluck to apply for the next round of the popular grants program by 30 September 2019.
The Morrison Government’s Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance to aspiring young athletes, coaches and officials between the ages of 12-18 attending eligible state, national or international sporting championships.
The Women Leaders in Sport program has provided professional development to more than 24,000 women since its inception in 2002 and applications for the 2020 program close 23 September 2019.
The Women Leaders in Sport program comprises Leadership Workshops for individuals and organisations, as well as development grants of up to $3,000 for individuals, and up to $20,000 for organisations.
The Local Schools Community Fund is open to eligible state, Catholic and Independent schools, and proposed projects will be independently evaluated by a committee appointed by the Member for Hasluck. Schools may submit one application for up to $20,000 funding for each of their campuses.
Applications close at 5:00pm AEST on 30 September 2019 and projects must be completed by the end of 2020.
Following the 2019 Federal Election and within just five weeks of being sworn back in, the Morrison Government has signed significant agreements that will benefit organisations, youth and health services across Perth’s eastern region.
The lengths Bill Shorten’s candidate for Hasluck will go to in deceiving and discrediting the efforts of local people are unbelievable – and he is being joined by Opposition health spokesperson Catherine King in this blatant deception.
Labor’s candidate is currently circulating a flyer with a picture claiming to show him and Ms King as they “announce” a full licence for the MRI machine at Midland Hospital.
Two more Morrison Government, congestion busting projects have been announced in Perth’s east under the $4 billion Urban Congestion Fund.
The two projects will enable significant upgrades at:
the intersection on Great Eastern Highway and Old Northam Road in Sawyers Valley;
the intersection on Great Eastern Highway and Old Northam Road in Wooroloo;
The Morrison Government has budgeted $3 million for the project.
The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government will help keep drivers safe on local roads by delivering an additional $2.2 billion in road safety funding.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said road safety is everyone’s responsibility but the Government has a key role to play in delivering safer roads and vehicles.
The Liberal National Government will invest $32 million so breast cancer patients have life-saving scans covered under Medicare, saving patients up to $1,500 per scan.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said two new Medicare items for MRI of the breast will be available from 1 November 2019, which will help with the more accurate diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has welcomed today the Coalition Government decision to back Men’s and Women’s Sheds in Hasluck by unlocking new fundraising potential.
“Men’s and Women’s Sheds are a great Australian success story that has seen a staple of the Australian backyard evolve into a vital part of the Australian and Hasluck community,” Mr Wyatt said.
Don’t believe a word Labor says on aged care in Hasluck, or across the nation.
Under the Morrison Government, aged care funding is up, residential care places are up and home care packages are up – to record levels, as we clean up the aged care mess left by Labor.
Confirmed by independent experts, our Government’s investment in aged care has jumped by $1 billion a year since 2013 and will increase by a further $5 billion over the next four years.
New laws will compel all Hasluck aged care providers to sign and conform to a single, strengthened Charter of Rights, under the Morrison Government’s latest aged care quality and safety reforms.
For the first time, Hasluck aged care services – along with providers across the nation - will have to provide a personally signed copy of the Charter to every one of their residents and care recipients.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has welcomed today a new Health Funding Facts website which was launched to help families and communities see how they are benefiting from the Liberal National Government’s strong track record on guaranteeing essential health services for all Australians.
www.health.gov.au/health-funding-facts is a one-stop-shop enabling Australians to access data on how the Morrison Government is investing in.
Midland will play a key role in Football West’s new Aboriginal Community Soccer Program, which aims to promote sports participation, healthy lifestyles and potential soccer careers.
The program was launched this week at the Swan Italian Sporting Club, with a three-year, $750,000 funding commitment by the Morrison Government.
The Liberal-National Government will help young people with mental illness living in Midlands to enter the workforce with a package of increased support
Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher MP and Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP today announced funding of $585,000 for a new Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Trial site for young people in Midland to be delivered by Youth Focus.
The Morrison Government has announced over $5 million in additional funding to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Appeals providers nationally, offering more advocacy and support for people with disability.
Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher today announced additional funding of $71,000 to Midland Information Debt and Legal Advocacy Service (MIDLAS) to assist NDIS participants and applicants in the Midland area to ensure National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) decisions are fair and robust.
The Liberal National Government will list crucial medicines for Cancer, Parkinson’s and motor neurone on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients in Hasluck up to $300,000 a year.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said our Government will invest $19 million to broaden the PBS listing of Adcetris® (brentuximab vedotin) to include treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCL).
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said today that the Morrison Government is extending the Safer Communities Fund following the terrible terrorist attack in New Zealand.
Funding will be boosted for the upcoming round of grants from the fund for religious organisations to increase security at their premises.
The Liberal National Government will help reduce the out of pocket medical expenses for Australian families needing life-saving scans like ultrasounds and X-rays with an almost $200 million investment.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said for the first time in 20 years the indexation of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items will be expanded to all ultrasound and diagnostic radiology services over three years from July 1 2020.
The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment for immediate action to protect the Great Barrier Reef with the announcement today of $19 million in water quality grants through the Great Barrier Reef Foundation (GBRF).
Hasluck’s mortgage brokers will be stronger under a Liberal National government, as the Coalition has decided to not prohibit trail commissions paid to mortgage brokers on new loans.
Instead, the operation of trail commissions will be reviewed in three years by the Council of Financial Regulators and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, today encouraged people with disability, their families or carers in Hasluck to have their say on draft Terms of Reference for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
Mr Wyatt welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement today to begin an important public consultation process to shape the scope of a Royal Commission.