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Nominate a Local Hero: 2014 Caroline Chisholm Volunteer Awards Open

Posted June 17, 2014.

Nominations for the thirteenth annual Caroline Chisholm Volunteer Awards open next Monday 19 May.

The Awards founder and Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke, said that the ...
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Budget Reply Speech

Posted June 02, 2014.

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ABC & SBS Funding - 90 Second Statement

Posted March 26, 2014.

Ms BURKE (Chisholm ...
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Government Paves Way for Racist Hate Speech

Posted March 25, 2014.

The Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis has said that "people have a right to be bigots" and announced changes to Australia\'s Racial Discrimination Act ...
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State of the Climate Report

Posted March 06, 2014.

This week we saw the release of the CSIRO's third State of the climate report, with no response from the Prime Minister


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90 Second Statement - Huntingdale Station

Posted March 04, 2014.

Ms BURKE (Chisholm) (13:33):  I want to give a big shout out to the over 35 people who turned up on Sunday to help clean up Huntingdale train station. But while I do so I a ...
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Huntingdale Clean Up Success

Posted March 03, 2014. Huntingdale Station Car Park is now cleaner than it has been for many years after around 35 community volunteers turned out on Clean Australia Day to do what the State Government r ...
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Speech - Save Suburban Jobs

Posted February 13, 2014.

Ms BURKE (Chisholm) (13:45):  Workers work everywhere but mostly they work in the suburbs, like the ones I represent. Toyota\'s decision has become a nightmare yet again fo ...
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South East Melbourne's Darkest Day

Posted February 11, 2014.

Toyota\'s decision to end Australian car manufacturing in 2017 means the loss of thousands of jobs across the car manufacturing and auto parts supply chain in the Melbourne\'s s ...
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Let's Clean Up Huntingdale Station Car park

Posted February 04, 2014.

Federal Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke, is encouraging members of the community to join her and ALP Candidate for Oakleigh, Stephen Dimopoulos on Sunday March 2, to help clean ...
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YMCA Aspire Project Helping Healthy Connections

Posted December 16, 2013.

Federal Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke, today helped launch Project Aspire at the YMCA Monash Fitness Centre in Mount Waverley.

Funded through the YMCA Open Doors progr ...
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Holden Closure Threatens Jobs in South East

Posted December 12, 2013.

GM Holden\'s devastating announcement that it will cease local production in 2017 is dreadful news not only for Holden workers and their families but the thousands of supply cha ...
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