Work under way at Aquanation

On September 4th, Mike Symon visited the construction site of Aquanation in Ringwood with representatives from Maroondah City Council and user groups. In government, Federal Labor contributed $10 million to the project which will provide up to 300 construction jobs in the local area and employment opportunities for up to 150 people when the facility […]

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Benetas Providing Quality Care & Advice In Mitcham

Mike was pleased to visit the Benetas Customer Centre, located in Mitcham, with Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Senator Jacinta Collins. Mike and the Minister toured the facility with CEO Sandra Hills and met with staff of the Customer Centre, who are the central point of contact for all enquiries relating to the range […]

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$250K to Complete the Croydon Y Space

Mike visited the Croydon Y Space this week along with Federal Minister Brendan O’Connor and ALP candidate for Casey, Cathy Farrell to announce $250,000 towards the completion of Stage 2 which will include a children’s play space to complement the existing skate facility, new picnic facilities, shade and a natural play area.

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Positive Eating & Changing Habits at Headspace Knox

Mike and the Labor candidate for Aston, Rupert Evans, attended the launch of the Positive Eating and Changing Habits (PEACH) program at headspace Knox this week. The Peach Program is an intensive outpatient program supporting young people with eating disorders. It is delivered through an 8 week step up, step down program that enables participants […]

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$650,000 for Bike Track in Healesville Fwy Reserve

Mike was joined by Senator Penny Wong, Minister for Finance and Deregulation to announce that a re-elected Rudd Labor Government would provide $650,000 towards the development of a duel pedestrian/cyclist path along the Healesville Freeway Reserve. The project would help ensure the Reserve is kept for community use and would strengthen links between local schools, […]

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$500,000 Promised to Upgrade East Ringwood Pavilion

Mike was joined by Deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on a visit to the East Ringwood Reserve, home ground of the Mighty Roos football club, to announce that the Federal Labor Government, if re-elected, would contribute $500,000 towards a new pavilion.

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Blackburn High Language & Music Centre Opening

This week Mike opened the brand new Language Centre and other buildings at Blackburn High School. The project included funding of $1.97million from the Federal Labor Government.

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Revamped Pavilion Ready at Cheong Park

Mike was delighted to participate in the official opening of the redeveloped Cheong Park Pavilion in Croydon South on Saturday 3 August along with representatives of the Croydon South Football Club and the Croydon South Cricket Club whose home ground this is.

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Deakin MP’s Volunteer Awards Presented

This week Mike, assisted by Whitehorse Councillor Sharon Ellis, presented the Deakin Members of Parliament Volunteer Awards for 2013 to some outstanding volunteers who contribute their time to a range of organisations in Deakin. The Awards say thank you to individuals who make an important contribution to the community through volunteering, some who have been […]

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