Federal Minister for Ageing Mark Butler joined Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly today at Batemans Bay Soldier's Club to report back to the community on the Government's $3.7 billion aged care reforms.
Afflick Abattoirs in Moruya will reduce both its power bills and carbon emissions with the help of a $11,725 grant
Dr Mike Kelly addressed the United Nations Security Council in New York on Monday, before the 15-member body unanimously endorsed a resolution calling for a "multidimensional approach" to peacekeeping - the first such resolution in more than 10 years.
Projects to help the environment - from river restoration to the establishment of seed banks and koala protection - are underway throughout Eden-Monaro.
Regional Development Minister Simon Crean, and Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, paid homage to one of the world’s most complex and impressive hydro-electric schemes today at the launch of the book Spirit of the Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporat
Dongwha Timbers sawmill in Bombala will lead the way in energy efficiency and reducing pollution thanks to an $8.2million Gillard Government grant
New legislation supporting gender equality in the workplace has passed through the Parliament today in a landmark decision for women
Minister for School Education Peter Garrett and Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly today visited Bega Valley Public School to discuss the Gillard Government's National Plan for School Improvement with students, teachers, principals and parents
Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly has expressed his disappointment at the closure of Boral's hardwood mill in Batemans Bay, and he has urged the Coalition and Greens to immediately back legislation to ban illegally logged timber
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly has praised the work of three Breast Care Nurses in the region who have helped around 530 families over the past four years
New funding rounds are now open for three energy efficiency grant programs which promote smarter energy use in business, local government, households and communities
For school communities rocked by suicide, help is now available with a new suicide support service to be provided in secondary schools across the country
An Abbott Liberal government could cut more than $15,000 from the household budgets of a typical family in Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly said today
Click here to sign our online petition, calling on the NSW Government to act now and bring electricity prices under control
A new grants program for regional tourism business operators looking to improve their tourism offerings is now open for applications
An extra 21,000 plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other construction tradespeople will be recruited under a $57.5million initiative to target skills in need in the Australian economy
An Abbott Liberal government could cut more than $15,000 from the household budgets of a typical family in Eden-Monaro
An Abbott Liberal government could cut more than $15,000 from the household budgets of a typical family in Eden-Monaro
Eden-Monaro schools and the community will have an opportunity to apply for a share of $400million under the latest round of the Trade Training Centres (TTCs) in schools program
Projects to help the environment - from river restoration to the establishment of seed banks and koala protection are underway throughout Eden-Monaro.
Minister for Regional Development Simon Crean and Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly today announced that rounds three and four of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF) are open for expressions of interest.
A draft report released last week by the independent Productivity Commission has backed up Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly's calls for the NSW Government to take action against sky-rocketing electricity prices
Click here to sign our online petition, calling on the NSW Government to act now and bring electricity prices under control
The Labor Government's historic $4billion Dental Reform package will transform access to subsidised oral health services in Eden-Monaro, Federal Member Dr Mike Kelly said today
Two new awards, dedicated to Tuross Heads brothers Nicholas and Christopher Brice who lost their lives in tragic accidents, will be presented at Bodalla Public School and Moruya High School later this year
EIGHT businesses on the Far South Coast have been named as finalists for the highly contested 2012 NSW Tourism Awards
New legislation will see some community workers in Eden-Monaro receive wage rises of up to 45 per cent
Job seekers in and around Batemans Bay will be a step closer to finding a job or training opportunity with news that the very successful Australian Government Jobs and Skills Expo is coming to Batemans Bay
Cooma residents are already seeing the benefits of the new Department of Human Services one-stop-shop, which offers Centrelink and Medicare services under the one roof.
Increase in pensions and income support payments for around 305,000 veterans, partners, war widows and widowers around the nation.
Mike Kelly joined Prime Minister Julia Gillard and School Education Minister Peter Garrett on Wednesday to listen to the concerns of Catholic and Independent school representatives about education cuts in NSW.
Mike Kelly has condemned Liberal Party cuts to local schools, after NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell revealed yesterday that $1.7billion would be slashed from the education system.
Mike Kelly has announced that more than 25,000 pensioners in the region will soon receive another payment increase to help them keep up with the cost of living.
One month after launching his Power to the People campaign, Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly says the widespread response indicates that people are fed up with electricity price hikes in NSW.
Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly presented an exciting vision for the region when he officially opened Zero Waste Australia's Innovation Exchange at the Queanbeyan Showground last Friday.
People in Eden-Monaro are smiling after the announcement of the Federal Government's $4 billion dental package
Mike Kelly today said all local schools would benefit from the Federal Government's historic National Plan for School Improvement.
Mike Kelly says he is delighted that eight schools from the electorate will receive grants as part of the final round of the Federal Government's National Solar Schools Program.
2012 Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences Regional Outlook conference in Brogo
Bega Valley Shire residents to benefit from an improved water supply
Mike Kelly says he will not rest until better indexation of non-compensation superannuation benefits for the veteran community is achieved
The Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre at Batemans Bay this week celebrated a $36,900 grant from the Federal Government to help at-risk students
Mike Kelly has confirmed that funding for every school in the region will be increased under the Federal Government's education plan, which will be released in the coming weeks.
Mike Kelly joined staff, students, ex-students, parents and community members to celebrate Towamba Public School's 150th birthday on Saturday.
Australia's largest blood donation event at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service Donation Centre in Canberra.
More jobseekers and workers on the Sapphire Coast will have access to training thanks to upgraded and expanded facilities at Auswide Projects' campus in Merimbula
Mike Kelly visited the Braidwood Dental Practice to celebrate the practice's first birthday with staff, patients and local residents.
Mike Kelly visited Adaminaby last week to officially open a new outdoor area in the central shopping precinct and meet with local residents on a range of issues.
People of Cooma will benefit from a new one-stop-shop that will offer Centrelink and Medicare services in the one place from Monday, August 13, 2012
Over 900 soldiers returning from operations in Afghanistan have been publicly recognised by their family, friends and colleagues during an official welcome home parade in Brisbane
Dr Mike Kelly, is encouraging students to contact Centrelink now about their study and workload for the next term or semester
Businesses in Eden-Monaro developing ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions can now access funding from the Federal Government's $200million Clean Technology Innovation Program.
The recent Census showed a 30 per cent increase in the number of students from the region accessing higher education.
Closing date for Volunteer Grants 2012 fast approaching
Mike Kelly today announced details of how workers in the region will be better prepared for retirement with bigger superannuation balances thanks to a new Federal Government tax reform.
Students from Eden-Monaro will be able to earn more from casual or part time work before their Youth Allowance or Austudy payments are affected.
Mike Kelly, held a forum in Bega for local councils to discuss the opportunities and issues of the carbon price
new cost of living support which will start to hit the pockets and bank accounts of local residents from July 1
The Federal Government has passed legislation this week to extend Paid Parental Leave to include local dads and other partners
Applications are open for funding under the popular Small Business Advisory Service program
Bega Cheese has received a $282,619 grant from the Clean Technology Food and Foundries Investment Program
More than 8,000 local families will start benefiting from the Federal Government's new Schoolkids Bonus
Mike Kelly, Member for Eden-Monaro today welcomed the ACCC's announcement of a dedicated carbon hotline and online complaint form for consumers who think they are being ripped off by unjustified price rises.
What began life as two school houses at Braidwood Central School and then a shop for making and repairing saddles will now undergo major renovations to become the Braidwood Community Arts Centre thanks to efforts of the Braidwood Regional Arts Group (BRAG
Vulnerable Australians living in Narooma will benefit from the opening of 18 new homes, delivered under the Federal Government's Social Housing Initiative
Parliamentary Secretary for Defence visits the United Nations in New York and US officials in Washington D.C.Posted: 13th June 2012
Mike Kelly travelled to the United States from 4 to 8 June 2012 to represent Australia
More than 30 years after it was first mooted and following three years of extensive planning, community consultations and preconstruction activities, construction of the new Bega Bypass is finally underway.
The Bombala Timber Precinct Infrastructure Project will receive $4.7 million from Round Two of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF).
Arts Minister Simon Crean and Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today launched the 2012 National Year of Reading Public Library Membership Drive at Queanbeyan City Library.
The Bay's new community hub - baylink - was officially opened today, offering locals a one-stop-shop for government and community services.
Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Anthony Albanese and Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly today announced the Labor Government will provide $575,000 to fix three dangerous black spots.
Mike Kelly, today welcomed that local business could benefit from new tax relief thanks to the Labor Government's new Loss Carry-Back initiative.
The 2012-13 Budget will deliver much-needed cost of living relief to thousands of Eden-Monaro households.
This week schools in Eden-Monaro will start taking part in the world's most comprehensive collection of information about the development of Australia's children
Mike Kelly, today encouraged eligible sporting organisation and community groups to apply for grant funding to help young people from culturally diverse backgrounds participate in sport.
This is the interest rate cut that local working families with a mortgage have been hanging out for
A service supporting young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Bega will receive $228,493 under the Labor Government’s Reconnect program.
An initiative of the Narooma community received a boost in funding to help honour the service of local veterans
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, welcomed the announcement by the Labor Government of a new Jobs Bonus to help those older Australians who wish to continue work but face barriers to getting work.
Under landmark changes to the aged care system, more older Australians will get to keep their home, and more Australians will get to stay in their home as they receive aged care.
Local seniors will continue to receive subsidised physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and podiatry services for the next 3 years
The Government's new Wage Connect Subsidy is having great success helping long term unemployed Australians living in Eden-Monaro to find work
The search is on for people with disability in Eden-Monaro who want to develop their skills and confidence to become leaders in business, the community and government.
As part of the Labor Government's $390 million commitment to boost the number of specialist doctors across the country
Applications have opened for funding from the Australian Government for tools, new activities and more local workspaces under the men's sheds program in Eden-Monaro,
Friday 13 April 12:30pm-1:30pm Narooma Sporting and Services Club
Mike Kelly, hosted 14 Climate Change Forums throughout Eden-Monaro
More people with severe mental illness in Eden-Monaro will have access to practical support services as part of an $8.1 million boost from the Government
Mike Kelly, today welcomed the news that the Government is boosting the funding for the Australian Year of the Farmer by delivering an additional $500,000
Students in Eden-Monaro will be able to choose the course and the university that is right for them using the new My University website.
A new one-stop-shop combining Medicare and Centrelink in the one facility will ensure Cooma residents retain access to these important services.
People with disability in Merimbula will have better access to community-based accommodation and respite services through a $60 million Australian Government initiative.
Mike Kelly, welcomed the release of the Carbon Farming Initiative Handbook, which had been released to explain the Carbon Farming Initiative.
Macmahon Contractors P/L has been selected to build the new, fully-Federally funded Bega Bypass, clearing the way for work to begin onsite next month some 30 years after the first line was drawn on a map.
Tomorrow, Tuesday 3 April 2012, Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly will hold the Queanbeyan Climate Change Forum at the Queanbeyan Conference Centre
Mike Kelly joined the Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown AO and over 100 Air Force personnel at the RAAF Memorial Grove in Canberra to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force
Queanbeyan community celebrates opening of new classroom facilities and upgraded multipurpose hall at Queanbeyan Public SchoolPosted: 29th March 2012
New facilities at Queanbeyan Public School in Queanbeyan will bring benefits to students for years to come
Mike Kelly, welcomed the announcement that world-class performances by major arts organisations and ground-breaking productions from emerging artists will soon bring their performances to Queanbeyan.
Senate has passed the Insurance Contracts Amendments 2012 (the Bill).
Bega community celebrates opening of new multipurpose hall and library at Mumbulla School for Rudolf Steiner EducationPosted: 29th March 2012
New facilities at Mumbulla School for Rudolf Steiner Education in Bega will bring benefits to students for years to come
1.2 million people across New South Wales are missing out on the opportunities that come from higher skills, including an extra $10,000 a year in wages
Tuesday 3 April 5:30pm-7:00pm Queanbeyan Conference Centre
Mike Kelly, said the Government's new skills plan would give these local people without a post school qualification every opportunity to undertake further education and training to get a better paid job.
Mike Kelly, welcomed news that the Senate has this week passed the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT), and associated legislation.
Mike Kelly, welcomed the news that local pensioners will receive an increase in their pension to help them make ends meet.
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has taken his negativity to a new low, confirming that the Coalition will try to block small businesses in Eden-Monaro from sharing in the benefits of the mining boom.
The Federal Labor Government last week launched the new Bullying No Way! Website and the Take A Stand Together mobile app, as part of the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence
More than 790 new parents in Eden-Monaro have applied for Paid Parental Leave since the Labor Government introduced the historic scheme over a year ago
Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Dr Mike Kelly, and Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown, returned last Saturday from a visit to the Middle East Area of Operations
Patients in Eden-Monaro will be amongst more than 60,000 Australians that will benefit from a new drug that can help prevent heart attacks, which will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
A new Federal Government initiative will help children with disability in Eden-Monaro access specialists by harnessing the National Broadband Network
Mike Kelly, is encouraging local school to access the new and interactive Harmony Day educational resources now available online to teach students about diversity, harmony and belonging.
Charities would face less red tape when fundraising and people would have more certainty about how the money they donate is being spent as part of a range of national reforms proposed in a discussion paper released recently
The Federal Government's reforms to Youth Allowance have substantially increased assistance for students
The Federal Government is supporting the Kosciuszko Huts Association Inc to continue it's good work in protecting and enhancing the cultural heritage values within the high country of NSW and ACT.
Families using child care in Eden-Monaro are being urged to make sure they are not missing out on the Australian Government's $18.1 billion investment in child care affordability payments.
Snowy River GP Super Clinic in Jindabyne has moved one step closer with the appointment of Canberra-based architects and interior designers
Mike Kelly, is concerned that there is incorrect information being disseminated about the Tralee development.
Mike Kelly, welcomed the launch of $1 billion in funding for manufacturers to improve energy efficiency and reduce pollution.
Mike Kelly, is encouraging the region's schools in to apply for grants up to $50,000 to use energy and water by installing solar and other renewable power systems, rainwater tanks and implement a range of energy efficiency measures
Legislation has been introduced into the Parliament to help employees of abandoned companies access their entitlements
Mike Kelly, has welcomed the launch of the 2012 National Year of Reading and encouraged the community to get behind the campaign.
Mike Kelly, welcomed the introduction of legislation of an R 18+ category for computer games.
Mike Kelly, urged groups in Eden-Monaro to take advantage of grants between $5,000 and $20,000, now available under the Government's Caring for our Country initiative.
Mike Kelly, said the passage of legislation to means-test the private health insurance rebate through the House of Representatives was a historic victory for working Australians.
Mike Kelly, welcomed the announcement that rural and remote areas, such as Eden-Monaro, are a step closer to fast and affordable broadband services.
Mike Kelly, congratulated Courtney Muller from Merimbula for her winning entry to the ABC's 'Heywire' competition.
Mike Kelly, was once again disappointed by the State Member for Monaro, John Barilaro’s, deliberate politicising of telecommunications coverage in our region.
Mike Kelly, today welcomed the opening of three energy efficiency programs, designed to drive smarter energy use in businesses, households and communities.
An initiative of the Bungendore community received a boost in funding to help honour the service of local
Mike Kelly, expressed his concern for thousands of public service employees and ADF personnel, after Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey once again confirmed that a Liberal Government would slash 12,000 jobs from the public service.
Mike Kelly, met with David Gough at the start of his motorbike ride through 100 cities and towns in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and the Northern Territory, to help raise awareness of organ and tissue donation.
Mike Kelly, today reminded small businesses about the important changes being introduced to help them improve cash flow and reduce red tape.
Mike Kelly, today urged learner drivers and their supervisors to get online and register for the Government's keys2drive program to help reduce the incidence of road crashes involving young drivers.
A strong manufacturing industry in Australia is especially important for people living in Eden-Monaro
Mike Kelly, today encouraged local councils to apply for up to $150,000 available to help clean up and prevent graffiti.
Mike Kelly, today congratulated Rob Pollock, Chair of the Far South Coast Regional Development Australia (RDA) committee in NSW on his Australia Day award
Dr Mike Kelly, today announced that the Asia Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence has been officially renamed the Australian Civil-Military Centre
Mike Kelly, this week welcomed thousands of students in Eden-Monaro back to school
Mike Kelly, welcomed 19 people from who became Australian citizens in Queanbeyan as part of Australia Day celebrations
Mike Kelly, is reminding parents with kids at school to keep their receipts for education expenses, with thousands of local families eligible for assistance under from the Gillard Government's Education Tax Refund (ETR).
Mike Kelly, is pleased to announce that 6 schools from his electorate will share in $190,000 under the latest round of the Gillard Government's National Solar Schools Program.
Mike Kelly, today encourage communities across Eden-Monaro to join in the National Aborigines and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) celebrations to be held later this year.
Mike Kelly, has welcomed the Government's announcement that it will move ahead with a clear plan to tackle problem gambling in Australia.
Ten of thousands of additional students will have the opportunity to attend university this year as a result of the Government's reforms which have removed the limits on university places.
Organisations and individuals across Australia who help build the community's understanding of science can now apply for a share of $5 million in funding to support their work.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, has welcomed the announcement of the projects from Eden-Monaro that are proceeding to full application stage for the $200 million Round Two of the Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF).
Member for Eden- Monaro, Mike Kelly, today announced that 109 new homes have been built in Eden-Monaro under the Labor Government's $5.6 billion Social Housing Initiative.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, will be attending the 2012 Pambula Show on Saturday 14 January.
Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly today announced that the new community services hub in Batemans Bay will be officially known as BayLink
As the remaining US combat troops leave Iraq we have seen an outpouring of analysis of the meaning and consequences of the Iraq War
Yesterday I was privileged to be sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary for Defence.
Braidwood community celebrates opening of new classroom facilities and upgraded multipurpose hall at Braidwood Central SchoolPosted: 15th December 2011
New facilities at Braidwood Central School in Braidwood will bring benefits to students for years to come
Mike Kelly, yesterday attended the official opening of the upgraded classroom facilities at Wolumla Public School built as part of the Australian Government's Building the Education Revolution
Residents in Bega and Queanbeyan will step into summer with healthy habits following new healthy eating and exercise programs designed to combat obesity.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, moved several amendments to Chapter 11 of the ALP National Platform on Sunday 4 December
The Australian Government today announced the opening of applications for grants for natural resource management and sustainable agriculture projects.
Dr Mike Kelly, today introduced the Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill (2011) to the House of Representatives.
Dr Mike Kelly, today congratulated the winners of the 2011 state and territory Landcare Awards describing them as genuine everyday heroes.
Dr Mike Kelly, today congratulated Bega Cheese and its network of farmers for leadership in the area of environmental management.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, has today attended a Remembrance Day ceremony in Braidwood to remember the sacrifice of those who died serving our country.
More than 40,000 New South Wales workers in the social and community sector are a step closer to achieving equal pay after the Australian Government announced it will provide $2 billion to deliver an historic pay rise to workers in the sector.
The Australian Government's world-leading tobacco plain packaging legislation this week passed through the Australian Senate, meaning all tobacco products sold in Eden-Monaro and across Australia will need to be in plain packaging from 1 December 2012.
Out-of-home carers in Eden-Monaro will have better access to information about government and non-government support and services thanks to a new online resource.
Mike Kelly, today attended the official opening of the library at Berridale Public School
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today attended the official opening of the new library at Bredbo Public School, built as part of the Australian Government's Building the Education Revolution.
Mike Kelly today attended the official opening of the new covered outdoor learning area at Dalgety Public School
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today welcomed the passage of the Clean Energy Future package through the Senate.
41,500 local workers and 18,200 small businesses in Eden-Monaro will soon start receiving a fairer share from the mining boom thanks to the Federal Labor Government's Mineral Resource Rent Tax (MRRT)
There is no greater responsibility for government than the defence of Australia and Australia's interests, and with that comes the profound responsibility of caring for those who have offered the courage, commitment, and sometimes sacrifice that is requir
Cancer patients in the Australian Capital Territory and surrounding regions of New South Wales are set to benefit from the new Capital Region Cancer Centre
Mike Kelly said that the Reserve Bank's decision today to cut official interest rates is a win for every Eden-Monaro small business and family with a mortgage
Residents in Eden-Monaro will have the chance to participate in new arts projects thanks to Festivals Australia funding.
Mike Kelly last Thursday held a meeting with relevant stakeholders on the future development of the Port of Eden
Mike Kelly opens new library at Numeralla Public School
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP attended the official opening of the multi purpose hall and refurbished classrooms at Queanbeyan East Public School on Friday 28 November built as part of the Australian Government’s Building the Education Revolution (BER)Posted: 2nd November 2011
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP attended the official opening of the multi purpose hall and refurbished classrooms at Queanbeyan East Public School
People with drug and alcohol problems living in the Bega region will receive much-needed support through the new Wandarna Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Service in Bega, opened by the member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly
Mike Kelly, today officially opened the new Bombala Facility for Industry Training (BFIT) Trade Training Centre at Bombala High School
Dr Mike Kelly, today officially opened the new library at Towamba Public School
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, welcomed the beginning of Children's Week 2011 celebrations today.
Mike Kelly, has welcomed important next steps taken towards a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with all governments agreeing to deliver foundation reforms a year ahead of schedule.
Jindabyne residents will have better access to GPs and allied health professionals with the signing of a $5m agreement with Snowy River Shire Council to establish the Jindabyne GP Super Clinic.
A total of 20 very welcome jobs have been created in Jindabyne thanks to more than $300,000 in Australian Government funding to complete the construction of the Mill Creek bike path.
Mike Kelly, today said historic legislation setting up a simpler, quicker and cheaper business names registration system will be a boost for the area's 13081 local small businesses.
Kids at Queanbeyan South Public School are set to join 128 other schools around Australia that are already growing tomatoes, green beans, sweet corn and other veggies while learning about food and healthy eating habits.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today condemned Tony Abbott for misleading the people of Eden-Monaro about the Clean Energy Future package.
Mike Kelly, attended the opening of the Snowy Scheme Museum on Saturday 15 October, alongside Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Mike Kelly opens new library, covered outdoor learning area and refurbished classrooms at Queanbeyan West Public SchoolPosted: 17th October 2011
Mike Kelly, today attended the official opening of the new library, covered outdoor learning area and refurbished classrooms at Queanbeyan West Public School
Last week the Government's Clean Energy Future Household Assistance Package was passed by the House of Representatives.
Mike Kelly, today welcomed the announcement of $1.5 million in funding for Neighbourhood Watch Australasia for a historic expansion of its work in preventing crime and the fear of crime in Australian communities.
Rural and remote health professionals, clinics and rural private hospitals have been invited by the Federal Government to apply for grants of up to $500,000
Residents in Batemans Bay and Moruya will have access to more affordable rental accommodation under the Federal Government's National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS).
Mike Kelly, is showing his support for the many carers in Eden-Monaro as part of this year's Carers Week which runs from Sunday 16 October to Saturday 22 October 2011.
Dr Mike Kelly, has acknowledged the important contribution rural women make to the Australian economy and society, ahead of the International Day of Rural Women tomorrow.
Mike Kelly this week attended the first controlled release of water into the Snowy River since the completion of the Jindabyne Dam in 1967
Last week travelled around Eden-Monaro holding forums on the Federal Government's Clean Energy Future package
Australians are encouraged to nominate outstanding organisations committed to addressing homelessness for the first-ever National Homelessness Services Achievement Awards.
Mike Kelly warns of investment scams targeting Australians
Young people in Eden-Monaro have the opportunity to represent their peers on an influential committee which drives public debate and community engagement on youth issues.
Applications can now be submitted for funding from the Australian Government for tools, new activities and more local workspaces under the men's sheds program in Eden-Monaro, the Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, said today.
Local community organisations in Eden-Monaro are among 4,600 across Australia to benefit from the Gillard Government's $16 million Volunteer Grants initiative.
The Gillard Labor Government's historic Paid Parental Leave scheme has reached a major milestone with 100,000 parents applying for the payment since applications opened on 1 October last year.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, will this week be holding Climate Change Forums in Bungendore, Braidwood, Batemans Bay and NaroomaPosted: 5th October 2011
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, will this week be holding Climate Change Forums in Bungendore, Braidwood, Batemans Bay and Narooma. The forums will provide attendees with an opportunity to hear about the Government's plan to build a clean energy futu
Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Dr Mike Kelly, today addressed the World Congress of Conservation Agriculture in Brisbane, where around 500 scientists and practitioners are gathered to discuss international developments in
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today met with the Crawford Street Business Group to listen to their concerns about the Queanbeyan City Councils Crawford Street development and the impact it has had on their businesses.
The opening of a new overpass in the heart of Canberra has eliminated one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in the city and improved travel times between Queanbeyan and Canberra.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, has welcomed the awarding of the first National Police Service Medals (NPSM), fulfilling a Labor election commitment.
Eden-Monaro will have the opportunity to star in the next phase of Tourism Australia's There's nothing like Australia campaign
Clean Energy Bills Speech, House of Representatives, Wednesday 14 September 2011
More than half a million services have been completed at the Gillard Government's GP Super Clinics across the country, in another sign that national health reform is delivering real results for Australians.
The Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today recognised the ongoing contribution of Australian peacekeepers on Australian Peacekeepers Day.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today welcomed news that Batemans Bay Public School and Bermagui Public School will be taking part in the Labor Government's $30 million Next Steps program to improve the attendance, literacy and numeracy results of A
Students from Eden-Monaro will be able to access independent Youth Allowance in the same way as students from outer regional, remote and very remote areas, Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, said today.
The Gillard Government today introduced legislation to build a stronger economy and a better environment for all Australians.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, was in Batemans Bay this morning filming a segment for Escape with ET as part of his portfolio responsibilities as Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
Fifteen year old Cooma resident and disability advocate Josh Alford has been appointed by the Australian Government to promote the 2011 International Day of People with Disability and International Day of People with Disability.
Barragga Bay on the NSW South Coast will soon be home to the region's first open air amphitheatre with the announcement of a $1.67 million federal government grant toward the project, worth $2.88 million.
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has welcomed today’s announcement by Bega Cheese and Coles supermarkets that 100 per cent of Coles-branded cheese will be Australian sourced as a significant boost for local industry.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, has urged local residents of all ages to consider gaining new skills or a formal qualification to help secure their future.
Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly today encouraged local groups in the region to apply for capital funding to build supported accommodation for people with disability.
Member for Eden Monaro Mike Kelly today encouraged local families of children with disability to sign on to the Australian Government's $147 million Better Start for Children with Disability initiative.
Member for Eden Monaro, Mike Kelly, today welcomed the Gillard Government's $4,954,929 investment over three years to continue 33 support services for vulnerable families and children across Eden-Monaro.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today welcomed the Gillard Government's announcement that local pensioners will soon receive an increase in their payments to help them balance the household budget.
The Member for Eden Monaro, Mike Kelly, today attended the official opening of the new classrooms and hall extension at Jerrabomberra Public School built as part of the Australian Government's Building the Education Revolution (BER).
The Member for Eden Monaro Mike Kelly welcomed yesterday's announcement, by the Minister for Health and Ageing, that a record number of doctors and nurses are delivering much needed health services to communities around regional Australia, according to
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP yesterday attended the official opening of the new classrooms, special education block and covered outdoor learning area at Eden Public School in Eden built as part of the Australian Government's Building the Education Revoluti
Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly was in Batemans Bay on Friday 28 August 2011 to participate and present at the Canberra and Urban Regional Futures (CURF) symposium.
The Carbon Farming Initiative, a carbon offsets scheme that will financially reward farmers and landholders for reducing Australia’s carbon pollution, last night passed the Senate.
The Coalition would slash thousands of public servants to cover its $70 billion budget black hole, if elected to Government. $70 billion is the amount required to cover the Coalition’s own policy proposals, which is $70 billion on top of the current fe
Vietnam Veteran’s Remembrance Day is a day to remember and pay tribute to those who suffered and sacrificed their lives serving our Nation during the Vietnam War
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, has today welcomed the release of the Request for Proposal for the disposal of up to 12,000 surplus Army vehicles and trailers.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, has today welcomed the confirmed release of a Request for Offer for the disposal of 39 M2A2 Howitzers.
Mike Kelly MP today congratulated Queanbeyan Multilingual Centre for receiving $14,880 in funding from the Federal Government under the Youth Development and Support Program for their project My Story.
The Gillard Government will invest $66.4 million in the environment, sustainable agriculture and natural resource management projects under a new round of Caring for our Country funding.
The Federal Labor Government is taking strong action to tackle climate change by putting a price on pollution and assisting local business and households in their transition to a clean energy future.
Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Dr Mike Kelly, will this week attend the inaugural G20 Agriculture Ministers meeting in Paris.
The Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, today announced that the Snowy River Shire Council would receive funding for an upgrade to the Berridale Swimming Pool.
Dr Mike Kelly, today announced that the Moruya RSL Sub-Branch would receive funding to upgrade a local war memorial.Posted: 29th June 2011
Dr Mike Kelly, today announced that the Moruya RSL Sub-Branch would receive funding to upgrade a local war memorial.
The Australian Government has unveiled two initiatives to boost tourism on the Sapphire Coast.
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The Federal Government today released a consultation paper on the key regulations to underpin the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI), a carbon offset scheme that will financially reward farmers and landholders for reducing Australia’s carbon pollution.
Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Dr Mike Kelly, today launched the 2011-12 round of the Caring for our Country Community Action Grants at a community demonstration garden site in Moruya.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, today called on the communities in Eden-Monaro to continue their strong support for the world’s toughest laws against tobacco.
The Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, has welcomed the release of the Climate Commission’s report The Critical Decade: Climate science, risks and responses.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, today announced that the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Inc (SFNSW) is one of 79 community mental health services across Australia which will have their funding extended for three years through the Governmen
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, has encouraged eligible not-for-profit organisations in the region to apply for Australian Government Volunteer Grants of up to $5,000
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, has said the Federal Govenment's 2011-12 Budget provides a strong funding boost for roads in Eden-Monaro
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, has encouraged eligible not-for-profit organisations in the region to apply for Australian Government Volunteer Grants of up to $5,000.
The Federal Government's 2011-12 Budget will strengthen both our local and national economy, creating jobs and opportunities on the ground in Eden-Monaro.
NSW South Coast residents will benefit from national health reform with the announcement that the Gillard Government will fund $160.1 million for the new South East Regional Hospital based in Bega.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today encouraged people in Eden-Monaro to get involved in local Anzac Day commemorations to remember the service and sacrifice of Australia's servicemen and women.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, presented the Australian Defence Medal to three local residents in Cooma today at the Ex-Services Club.
Proposals for land care and environment projects from across the nation are invited under the Caring for our Country 2011-12 business plan.
The Minister for Early Childhood, Peter Garrett, and Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today opened a new $1.7 million KU Early Learning Centre in Queanbeyan South.
The Lanyon Drive Stage 2 duplication between Sheppard Street to Tompsitt Drive officially opened to traffic today.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today opened the new clubhouse of the Queanbeyan Whites at the David Campese Oval in Queanbeyan, giving new life to an important community sporting ground.
High School students in Eden-Monaro are being invited to take part in a new national competition called “My First Speech”.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today encouraged young people in Eden-Monaro to take part in a new Parliamentary Survey on Cyber Safety
The Federal Government’s ban on mortgage exit fees has recently passed into law and will apply to all new home loans from 1 July 2011, a win for families in Eden-Monaro.
New figures released last week by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) have confirmed that the Labor Governments investment in the nations roads, during 2008-09 was the biggest investment since the creation of the nation
Mike Kelly, has announced that a deal has been struck which secures a site for a regional hospital in South-East NSW.
Mike Kelly, has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government that communities affected by recent flooding in the south coast region in New South Wales would be eligible for financial assistance.
This week, Prime Minister Julia Gillard outlined the Federal Government’s plan to cut pollution, tackle climate change and deliver the economic reform Australia needs to move to a clean energy future.
The Federal Government today announced it will bring forward by twelve months a comprehensive review of student income support, with a particular focus on the capacity of rural and regional students to access higher education.
The Federal Government has extended the application period for grants of up to $100,000 to local councils to make their communities more accessible for people with disability.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro has reminded local parents to protect their children with vaccinations, which can begin six weeks after birth.
The Federal Government’s new national multicultural policy will strengthen social cohesion and harness the benefits of Australia’s unique diversity.
The Australian Government has announced funding for priority adaptation research into preparing Australia for the unavoidable impacts of climate change.
mew estimates show that up to 33,000 NSW families may be eligible for Child Care Benefit or Child Care Rebate payments but are not currently claiming their entitlements.
The Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, is encouraging local students interested in learning a trade to apply for a Defence Technical Scholarship.
Tourism Quality Projects are for Australian Government support of up to $100,000 for smaller-scale projects to stimulate private sector investment in the community.
The Federal Government has released new guidelines for Medicare Locals to help health practitioners provide more responsive and targeted services for local communities.
33,000 NSW families may be eligible for Child Care Benefit or Child Care Rebate payments but are not currently claiming their entitlements
Mike Kelly, has congratulated local resident Brendon Reynolds from Pambula who recently won the ABC Radio Heywire competition.
Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Dr Mike Kelly, will this week visit flood affected regions in NSW to inspect flood damaged areas and the subsequent recovery process.
After-hours support from local GPs will be boosted in Queanbeyan and Bungendore following today’s announcement of more after-hours GP services by the Minister for Health and Ageing, Nicola Roxon.
Patients can expect to see big changes at both Batehaven Medical Centre and Queen Street Medical Centre in Moruya thanks to the successful bid from both clinics to receive one of the Federal Government’s primary care infrastructure grants.
Dr Mike Kelly, welcomed the start of construction of the Trades Training Centre at Bombala High. Trade Training Centres in Schools Program is an important element of the Federal Government’s Education Revolution, helping to make every school a great one
Dr Mike Kelly, was joined by the Hon Penny Sharpe MLC, in officially opening new school facilities at Bega High and Cobargo Public School on Friday.
Dr Mike Kelly, has encouraged regional and rural school bus operators to apply for funding to install seatbelts on their buses under round seven of the Seatbelts for Kids scheme.
From today working parents expecting a baby in the New Year will be able to lodge their claims for Paid Parental Leave.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has today opened extensions to the Bombala Street Medical Centre funded by the Federal Government through the National Rural and Remote Health Infrastructure Partnership (NRRHIP).
The Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Dr Mike Kelly will tonight meet with future leaders of the seafood industry at Parliament House.
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP will today be sworn in as the Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, in the Gillard Labor Government.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly is today advising Pensioners across the electorate that due to indexation, pensioners will receive an increase in their pensions and other income support payments from 20 September 2010.
I would like to thank the people of Eden-Monaro for placing their confidence in me following my re-election on Saturday night.
The Snowy River will receive a boost in environmental flows, helping to ensure the long-term sustainability of one of Australia's most iconic rivers
The health of local children is at the centre of the Gillard Labor Government's welfare reforms, Mike Kelly, Member for Eden-Monaro said today.
A re-elected Gillard Labor Government will put in place new measures to get people back to work and modernise the welfare system.
Labor Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today welcomed the Gillard Labor Government's move to encourage motivated professionals to switch careers and move into the classroom.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly said the next steps for school reform, announced today, will make every school in Eden-Monaro a great school.
An $8 million hole has been exposed in the Coalition’s costings for health promises on the South Coast of the Eden-Monaro electorate.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has today welcomed the news that approval has been granted for the second largest wind farm in NSW - a $700 million 270 megawatt facility to be located near Nimmitabel on the Monaro
Mike Kelly will host several forums this week to seek input on the draft structure of the Federal Government’s Local Hospitals Network in NSW.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has today welcomed the news that approval has been granted for the second largest wind farm in NSW - a $700 million 270 megawatt facility to be located near Nimmitabel on the Monaro.
Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Stephen Conroy joined the Member for Eden Monaro Mike Kelly in Queanbeyan today, to discuss how the National Broadband Network (NBN) would drive the local economy for generations to co
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly today welcomed the Gillard Labor Government’s pledge to increase family support for families with teenagers.
Principals and parents will have a greater say in how schools are run under a move announced today by the Gillard Labor Government.
Local residents saving for their retirement will be better off thanks to the Gillard Labor Government’s plan to lower superannuation fees.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly today visited Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre, which is creating job and training opportunities on the South Coast.
Federal Labor Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly today said that towns like Batemans Bay, Bega, Bombala, Queanbeyan and Cooma were set to join the digital revolution, with internet speeds up to 100 times faster than they are now.
Tony Abbott is coming under increasing pressure to back down on his plan to cut the computers in schools program, Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly said today.
The Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today welcomed the start of construction on the new $250,000 library upgrade for Captains Flat Public School.
Mike Kelly will be joining more than 80 of his state and federal colleagues across New South Wales as they are put to work as part of the NSW Business Chamber’s annual Pollies for Small Business program.
Tony Abbott’s grocery tax will cost the average local family an extra $355 a year Labor Member for Eden Monaro said today.
The difference between Julia Gillard’s vision for Australia and the plans of the Abbott led Coalition are clear.
Labor Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today said regional hospitals would benefit from the Gillard Labor Government’s commitment to train more emergency doctors and nurses.
The Gillard Labor Government will continue to drive investment and job opportunities in Eden Monaro, the Minister for Defence Materiel and Science and the Minister Assisting the Minster for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet said today.
The Gillard Labor Government will build a new GP Super Clinic in Jindabyne to take pressure off the local hospital system and improve health care services for families in the area.
The Gillard Labor Government’s investment in community infrastructure in the Bega Valley Shire is delivering results with 28 projects worth more than $1 million already completed and another seven projects worth nearly $450,000 currently underway.
A Gillard Labor Government – in partnership with the Keneally Labor Government – will invest $85 million to build a far superior Bega Bypass than originally planned.
The Gillard Labor Government will provide $460,000 to Bombala Council towards the redevelopment of the Bombala Pool Complex, if elected on 21 August.
Today, Dr Mike Kelly AM MP presented certificates on behalf of the Gillard Government and local councils to locals who have been involved in the Sea Spurge and Coastal Weeds project.
The Gillard Labor Government has today announced another initiative to further boost opportunities for our future electricians, carpenters and tradies.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today welcomed the start of construction on the new $2.4 million Indoor Sporting Centre at Queanbeyan.
Labor Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly today welcomed the Gillard Labor Government’s commitment to fast-track sustainable regional housing.
Tony Abbott could strip entitlements, stop millions of workers from being protected by unfair dismissal laws and freeze minimum wages, the Labor Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly said today.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly inspected projects in Tuross Head and Bermagui today, that were made possible thanks to over $1 million in funding under the Australian Government’s Jobs Fund.
Speaking from Parliament House this morning federal Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly welcomed the election of his friend Julia Gillard as Australia's first female Prime Minister.
Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has today welcomed the announcement by Telstra and NBN Co that they have entered into a Financial Heads of Agreement.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly was joined by Minister for Foreign Affairs Stephen Smith this morning, at the Asia Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence in Queanbeyan.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has today expressed his disappointment that Tony Abbott and the Coalition are attempting to block legislation that would make it easier for Australians to vote in the forthcoming Federal Election.
Eurobodalla Shire Council will receive more than $264,000 of Australian Government funding to implement water saving initiatives throughout the region.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today announced more than $187,445 in funding to train aged care workers in Eden-Monaro.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today launched the "Heroes for Home Project" in Queanbeyan with members of the Home in Queanbeyan Committee and local business owners.
Rugby League supporters from across the region will be today celebrating the news that the Canberra Raiders and Melbourne Storm have agreed to play a pre-season National Rugby League game at the Bega Recreation Ground on February 20, next year.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has today welcomed the announcement by Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Tony Burke that the Rudd Government and Western Australian Government will start a new era in drought support, with a 12 month tria
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today welcomed the release of the government's new future tax plan, saying it will strengthen the economy and deliver jobs and real benefits for working people across Eden-Monaro.
It is my honour this morning to welcome you on behalf of the Australian Government to the 3rd International Forum for the Challenges of Peace Operations.
The Australian Government is delivering $183,882 to Queanbeyan City Council to provide support to people with a mental illness in the Queanbeyan area.
mber for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly is urging all locals to join in celebrations during National Volunteer Week, 10 to 16 May, and to discover for themselves the joys of volunteering.
The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, Dr Mike Kelly and the Member for Solomon, Damian Hale, today visited Robertson Barracks, home of the Australian Army's 1st Brigade, and HMAS Coonawarra near Darwin
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, today encouraged people in Eden-Monaro to take part in local Anzac Day commemorations to remember the service and sacrifice of Australia's servicemen and women.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has today expressed his concern about the possible harmful effects of unflued gas heaters that are proposed to be installed in Building the Education Revolution (BER) Projects.
The Australian Government's reforms to student income support have now started with the first measures of the new start up scholarship and the lowering of the age of independence to 24 commencing on 1 April 2010.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has welcomed the news that the Rudd Government and NSW Government will invest $33.8 million to establish a new, purpose-built regional cancer centre at Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital.
The water saving achievements of Orange City Council, Gosford City Council and Dubbo City Council were announced today by Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Dr Mike Kelly.
Classical Music lovers across the South East will today be celebrating the news that the Australia Council for Arts has approved a $420,000 grant under the Federal Government's Creative Communities Partnership Initiative (CCPI) for Bermagui's Four Winds F
The Rudd Government is delivering on its commitment to support families and young children in the Bega Valley and Far South Coast of New South Wales, with a mobile toy and parenting service receiving over $95000 to continue supporting more than 260 local
Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, the Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP today congratulated the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for 89 years of service during a commemorative event at the RAAF Memorial Grove in Canberra.
From 1 September 2010 older, noisy jet aircraft will be banned from Australia's major airports, the latest move by the Rudd Labor Government to minimise the impact of aircraft noise on nearby communities.
Truck drivers will soon have more safe places to pull over and take a break or catch up on their sleep following the approval of funding to build four new, and upgrade ten existing, truck rest stops along the State's busiest highways.
The Federal Minister for Rural and Regional Health and Indigenous Health, Warren Snowdon, today toured medical facilities and met with frontline staff and senior health management in Cooma, in south eastern New South Wales.
On Friday, Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly visited the Delegate School of Arts to launch the federally funding Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program (RCLIP) Projects with Bombala Shire Council Mayor, Cr Bob Stewart
Regional Australians will soon find it easier to get in to see a doctor, following the Rudd Government announcement of $632 million to train an additional 6,000 GPs and specialists.
The Rudd Labor Government will provide $143,000 for 13 ready-to-go community infrastructure projects in the snowy river area as part of our plan to support jobs in the local economy while delivering lasting benefits to communities.
The Rudd Labor Government will provide $159,000 for two ready-to-go community infrastructure projects in the Cooma-Monaro Shire as part of our plan to support jobs in the local economy while delivering lasting benefits for communities.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today encouraged local non-profit organisations to apply for grants under the Australian Government's $21 million Volunteer Grants 2010.
The Rudd Labor Government will provide $446,000 for six ready-to-go community infrastructure projects in the Bega Valley as part of our plan to support jobs in the local economy while delivering lasting benefits for communities.
Innovative technology has made recycling and the reuse of wastewater a possibility at a new development project on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support to address International Symposium for the Protection of Civilians in Conflict ZonesPosted: 3rd March 2010
The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, Dr Mike Kelly, will deliver an opening address today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the International Symposium on the Protection of Civilians in Conflict Zones.
The Rudd Government has today announced the biggest change to Australia's health and hospital system since the introduction of Medicare.
Dr Mike Kelly is attending an international symposium on the Protection of Civilians in Conflict Zones in Addis Ababa from 3-5 March 2010. The symposium is being convened by the African Union and supported by the Australian Government.
The Rudd Labor Government has approved $460,000 for five ready-to-go community infrastructure projects in the Eden-Monaro electorate to support local jobs while delivering lasting benefits for the community.
Maxine McKew, Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Regional Development, today joined forces with Dr Mike Kelly, the Member for Eden-Monaro, to officially open the new Cycle and Pedestrian Pathway in the historic river village of Pambula in New
The Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly and Member for Monaro, Steve Whan were on hand today to mark the start of construction at the $5m Queanbeyan GP Super Clinic.
The Australian Government has provided over $48,000 to the Cooma-Monaro Shire Council to upgrade the Cooma Youth Centre.
The Rudd Government is providing $175,000 for a two-year, community-based project to tackle the problem of binge drinking among young people in the Tumut area.
Mike Kelly opens facilities at Bemboka Public School funded under historic school modernisation programPosted: 17th February 2010
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today attended the official opening of a new library at Bemboka Public School, in his electorate of Eden-Monaro built as part of the Australian Government’s Building the Education Revolution (BER).
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support yesterday attended the sixth anniversary of the opening of the Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial in Ballarat.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly has today welcomed the news that both Labor and Coalition Senators voted for a Senate inquiry into state vegetation laws, but expressed disappointment that the extent of the inquiry is being nobbled by the Coalition
The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, the Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, today launched the 2010 Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program (ADFPP). The program allows Senators and Members of Parliament a unique opportunity to develop a deeper ap
SKY NEWS AM AGENDA WITH Kieran Gilbert climate change policy ; Tony Abbott's first day in Parliament as leader of the oppositionPosted: 4th February 2010
KIERAN GILBERT: With me now the Shadow Minister for Tourism Steve Ciobo and the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, Mike Kelly. Gentlemen good morning to you both.
The Asia-Pacific Civil-Military Centre of Excellence, a key initiative in the Government's strategy for developing a more effective civil-military capability, has marked one year of operation.
Last year I performed of a play called'Defiance' which is about the history of Sydney's Quarantine Station at
Member for Monaro Steve Whan and Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly welcomed the start of pre-construction work on a new deviation of the Kings Highway on the outskirts of Queanbeyan.
Minister for Ageing, Justine Elliot and Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today announced more than $99,719 in one-off funding grants for 6 services that provide respite for carers in Eden-Monaro.
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today announced that Eleven Community Groups in Eden-Monaro are set to benefit this year from more than $189,128.87 in funding from the Australian Government. The eleven groups have received funding through the 2009-1
Local families under financial pressure will now have access to two financial counsellors through Mission Australia Minister for Families and Community Services, Jenny Macklin, announced the these positions were part of the Australian Government's $12
Tourism within Eden-Monaro has received a $65,000 boost following the Australian Government's announcement of the 70 tourism projects which will receive support from the $8.3 million TQUAL Grants program. TQUAL grants will help the Australian tourism ind
ASHLEIGH GILLON: We're about to look at the political issues of the day with our panel of MPs. Joining me from Canberra, the Parliamentary Secretary for Water and Defence Support, Mike Kelly, good morning. MIKE KELLY: Morning Ashleigh.
Australia's commitment to effective international peacekeeping is being demonstrated again this week in a workshop to assist the African Union in developing draft guidelines for the protection of civilians in armed conflict.
Joining me this morning on the program, I have the newly promoted Liberal frontbencher, Gary Humphries, parl... Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Families and Citizenship, and the Parliamentary Secretary, with the Government, of course, Defence Personnel
Minister for Lands Tony Kelly congratulated the Bermagui Fishermen's Co-Operative on the official opening its new building at Bermagui Harbour today. Mr Kelly and local federal member Dr Mike Kelly were the guests of honour and jointly opened the new bui
Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly today urged local employers to take advantage of the Rudd Government tripling the first year apprentice bonus to almost $5,000 this summer. The Apprentice Kickstart bonus is available from December 1 until February 28 2
The Batlow community is set to benefit with a $40,300 grant from the Rudd Government to participate in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. Batlow Technology School was announced today by Minister Roxon as a successful applicant in the secon
he Delegate community is set to benefit with a $59,636 grant from the Rudd Government to participate in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. Delegate Public School was announced today by Minister Roxon as a successful applicant in the second r
Burragate Rural Fire Service Brigade is amongst 120 Organisations in Eden-Monaro to receive funding from the Australian Government's Volunteer Grants 2009 initiative.
AN ADDITIONAL $261,353 TO HELP EDEN-MONARO RESIDENTS REMAIN INDEPENDENT, IN THEIR HOMES AND IN THEIR COMMUNITIESPosted: 8th December 2009
Minister for Ageing Justine Elliot and Member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly today announced the electorate of Eden-Monaro will share in an additional $261,353 for Home and Community Care (HACC) services.
A newly constructed primary learning areas and link ways and refurbishment of existing primary learning areas and technology centre was officially opened today at St Patrick's Parish School by the Hon Dr Mike Kelly MP
The Parliamentary Secretary for Water, the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, today opened the National Water Commission's inaugural national Groundwater Forum, which has brought together 120 of Australia's leading groundwater experts to discuss the challenges in
Australia’s health system is on the road to reform, the Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, told doctors at a conference in Bateman’s Bay on Saturday.
Two local initiatives have received $3,000 and $4,000 in funding from the Australian Government to honour the service of local veterans, Member for Eden Monaro, Mike Kelly said today.
ACT Chief Minister, Jon Stanhope, and Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Maxine McKew, today turned the first sod on the $19 million upgrade of Lanyon Drive. They were joined on site
Bega residents will be given the chance to comment on the design of the proposed Bega Bypass with the plans to be on display from Monday 23 November.
Recycled water will now be used at the Tumut Golf Course after Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Dr Mike Kelly, officially opened the Tumut Golf Course Effluent Reuse Scheme. Funding of $500,000 was provided by the Australian Government towards the $71
Today construction begins on the new potable water treatment facility adjacent to Denhams Beach Reservoir as part of a plan to improve water quality for residents in the Eurobodalla Shire. Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Dr Mike Kelly turned the first
The Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly will play host to a Clean Energy Expo run by Pyramid Power on 11th November at the Queanbeyan Conference Centre. The expo will aim to promote the benefits of renewable energy and the increased accessibility of green
The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, the Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, today said the opposition has its facts wrong on Australian Defence Force Reserves "On Wednesday 4 November 2009, the Shadow Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, the H
t is great to be back here going in to bat, for the second time around, on this legislation. It is critical that we now enter the endgame for this legislation. The circumstances have changed since the last time I spoke, in that we are now, thankfully, en
The Standing Committee on Family, Community, Housing and Youth has agreed to conduct an inquiry into the impact of violence on young Australians. Annette Ellis MP, the Committee Chair, stated that, “Committee Members have become increasingly concerned a
The Member for Eden Monaro Mike Kelly has welcomed the announcement of a provider for a new Early Learning and Care Centre at Queanbeyan. The Minister for Early Childhood Education and Child Care Kate Ellis has announced KU Children’s Services will ope
The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, today hosted a function to thank Australian Defence Force Reservists for their involvement in the ADF operation in support of the Victorian bushfires, Operation Vic Fire Assist
The Parliamentary Secretary for Water, the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, today announced $2.1 million in funding for three new projects to better manage Australia's groundwater whilst launching National Water Week 2009 at Parliament House in Canberra.
Federal Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly and State Member for Monaro, Steve Whan were joined today by NSW Minister for Ageing and Disability Services Paul Lynch for the symbolic 'turning of the sod' on the Werri-Nina dementia day care centre in Cooma.
SKY NEWS AM AGENDA WITH KIERAN GILBERT: DISCUSSION ABOUT ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO HAVE BEEN FOUND IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS THIS YEAR
Five year old Queanbeyan girl Cassandra Griffiths and her family are joining 60,000 people around Australia to celebrate hope and progress towards a cure for type 1 diabetes. The Walk to Cure Diabetes is an annual event held by the Juvenile Diabetes Rese
A local business in the Queanbeyan region has been awarded a grant to set up work and family friendly arrangements in their workplace, under the Australian Government’s Fresh Ideas for Work and Family program. One business will receive $3828.00 to hel
Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, and Local Government Maxine McKew and the Member for Eden-Monaro Dr Mike Kelly followed the lead of the Pambula community today and dug deep as they turned the first sod at the S
The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support, the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, today commended the Department of Defence for the progress made on implementing recommendations of the review of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Cadets Scheme conducted by L
The Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, will hold three additional public forums as part of the Federal Government’s national consultations on reform of the Australian health system. Background: The Rudd government is consulting around Australia on the
Through the Murrumbidgee EcoTender II, the Murrumbidgee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) invites landholders to bid for funding to improve the quality and extent of remnant priority native vegetation on their properties in the mid and upper Murrumbidg
Monaro MP Steve Whan and Member for Eden Monaro Mike Kelly have welcomed a massive increase in funding for the region's preschools, with an additional $811,106 being shared amongst 25 local facilities under a new Rudd/Rees Labor Government initiative.
As many of you will know I have two executive functions in the Rudd Government. These are Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Support and Parliamentary Secretary for Water. Both these jobs keep me very busy, as you can imagine, given that we have major ch
The Australian Government will deliver 30 new affordable rental homes for low and moderate income families in Eden-Monaro under the second round of the National Rental Affordability Scheme.
Member for Eden Monaro, Mike Kelly has welcomed the announcement by Senator Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy concerning the proposed reforms to Telstra.