September 9, 2014
The Canning electorate veteran community is set to benefit from funding under the Coalition Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorations program, Canning MHR Don Randall said today.
“The Serpentine-Jarrahdale RSL is a vital part of the veteran community here in Canning and this funding will allow them to construct a new war me... read more »
September 9, 2014
The Coalition Government has delivered on its commitment to address crime and anti-social behaviour in the Canning electorate after signing off on the Safer Streets funding agreement.
Canning MHR Don Randall said the Safer Streets Program, which sees proceeds of crime redirected to fund local crime prevention projects, will deliver a total of $... read more »
September 4, 2014
The Coalition Government has delivered on its election commitment to scrap the failed Minerals Resource Rent Tax.
Canning MHR Don Randall said Labor’s repeat attempts to block the tax from being repealed threatened the jobs of over 3500 mining workers in the electorate of Canning.
“The mining tax was an attack on the West Austra... read more »
September 4, 2014
In a win for seniors the Coalition Government has delivered on a key election commitment.
Legislation to index income thresholds for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card has passed Parliament giving thousands more self-funded retirees access to cheaper medicine and health benefits.
Canning MHR Don Randall said this means up to 27,000 additi... read more »
September 2, 2014
The Australian Government has delivered on its $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery Program.
The Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment Bill 2014 passed the Senate and will see the City of Mandurah and Shires of Murray, Waroona and Boddington receive their first payment next month.
Canning MHR Don Randall said today’s result will enable co... read more »
September 2, 2014
Based on recent feedback in response to his electorate-wide newsletter, Canning MHR Don Randall said constituents had reported crime as the local issue they’d most like to see fixed.
He said, in particular, hooning had been raised as a problem mainly in the suburbs of Dawesville, Dudley Park, Falcon and Ravenswood.
“Feedback fro... read more »
August 23, 2014
Canning MHR Don Randall has welcomed the launch of a new website for the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS).
The dedicated website was announced by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, last weekend.
Mr Randall said the VVCS is a free and confidential service that offers eligibl... read more »
August 18, 2014
New payments to councils in the Canning electorate are being made today under the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grants programme.
The Federal Government is providing $2.3 billion to local councils nationwide in 2014-15 alone, including $282.7 million to Western Australian councils.
Canning MHR Don Randall said councils ... read more »
August 15, 2014
Around 900 premises in Ravenswood are a step closer to getting access to the National Broadband Network with construction to the fibre-to-the-premises network now underway.
Telstra has finalised remediation of infrastructure in the area, meaning that in coming weeks, NBN Co subcontractors will be out in the streets, laying out fibre to connect ... read more »
August 11, 2014
The Australian Government is delivering on its election commitments to the electorate of Canning through the Community Development Grants Programme.
Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and Federal Member for Canning Don Randall today signed a funding agreement for $470,000 towards Stage Two of the Mandura... read more »
August 5, 2014
Canning MHR Don Randall is pleased to announce that young people in the Canning electorate will be among the first 17 to 24 year olds to join the Australian Government’s Green Army programme and become part of the largest environmental movement in Australia’s history.
The City of Mandurah will receive a Green Army under Round 1 of t... read more »
August 4, 2014
Canning MHR Don Randall is encouraging high school students in years 10 to 12 to put their views to the House of Representatives as part of this year’s My First Speech competition.
Students need to imagine they are a newly elected MP and write a 3-minute speech about issues they are passionate about. The speech then needs to be presented ... read more »
August 1, 2014
The Australian Government is working with local businesses in Canning to create new opportunities, new markets and new jobs.
The new $484.2 million Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme (EIP) is putting in place the supporting infrastructure to help businesses become more robust and build on their strengths, as well as provide the advic... read more »
July 30, 2014
The Australian Government is delivering important community infrastructure to the electorate of Canning through the Community Development Grants programme.
Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and Federal Member for Canning Don Randall yesterday announced that the Australian Government has delivered $14,00... read more »
July 29, 2014
The Trade Support Loans programme offering up to $20,000 to eligible apprentices commenced on July 21, 2014.
Canning MHR Don Randall said the loans would encourage more people to enter into a trade and help them complete their qualification by easing the financial burden.
Apprentices in the Canning electorate will have access to $20,000 ove... read more »