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Josh Frydenberg - Liberal for Kooyong
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Welcome to my homepage. As the Member for Kooyong it is a great privilege to represent our local community as I strive to bring a passionate and energetic voice to the important challenges we face.
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Launch of BASS Care's 'Ageing Well' Book

On 24 July Josh launched BASS Care's 'Ageing Well' booklet at BASS Care in Canterbury. In the book, 15 participants highlight themes of cheerful dispositions and a positive approach to life and how staying connected to family and friends is critical to ageing well. BASS Care is a local aged care services provider. It operates a 176 bed nursing home and two local community facilities that provide social support to assist the elderly to remain at home. It also owns 100 independent living units. Over 1,000 meals on wheels are provided each week and over 280 volunteers assist with the delivery of a range of services including the dementia respite program. Josh was delighted to launch the book and addressed the group about the importance of maintaining social connections. Josh is pictured at the launch with some of the participants who shared their outlook on life in the book as well as BASS Care CEO, David Cotter, Community Services Manager, Jonathan Pietsch and author and educator Dr Patricia Edgar AM.

Dinner with Gabrielle Giffords

On July 19, Josh was honoured to meet the inspirational Gabrielle Giffords, former US congresswoman, and her husband and astronaut Mark Kelly. Josh is pictured here with Gabrielle, Mark and Paul Little AO.

Address to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia

On July 16, Josh addressed the executive of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia at Parliament House, Canberra. Josh spoke about the Government’s deregulation agenda and its impact on both the national and Western Australian economies. Josh is pictured here with the executive at the event.

Meeting with Australian Logistics Council

On June 14, Josh met with the Board of the Australian Logistics Council (ACL) to discuss deregulation priorities. Josh discussed the ALC's recent report on the importance of the logistics sector, which employs over 1.2 million Australian and contributes over 8.6 per cent of our nation’s GDP. The discussion centred on the importance of reform given a one per cent increase in productivity in the sector will increase GDP by $2 billion per year. Josh is pictured talking with the Board, including chairman Don Telford, managing director Michael Kilgariff and deputy chair Andrew Ethell.

ANU Crawford Leadership Forum

On July 1, Josh was a panellist  at the ANU Crawford Leadership Forum. The panel on Australian politics and policy-making also included Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Terry Moran, former secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Gary Banks, Dean of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government, and was chaired by Laura Tingle, political editor of the Australian Financial Review. Josh is pictured here with the panellists, chair and Gareth Evans, Chancellor of the Australian National University.

Voices of Justice

On June 24, Josh met with constituents and delegates from Voices of Justice in Parliament House to discuss global tax issues and international development. Josh is pictured here with Rachel Wallbridge, Laura Baker, Rosemary Miller and Joshua Dalton.

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Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association Breakfast Forum

On 24 June, Josh joined his colleague Steve Irons MP at a breakfast forum hosted by the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association (AMCA). The discussion focused on the Government's deregulation priorities and its impact on the many people who work as air-conditioning and mechanical contractors. Josh is pictured here with Steve Irons MP, Chris Smith (AMCA's Nation President) and Chris Wright (AMCA's National Vice President).

Camberwell Hockey Club

On June 21, Josh visited the Camberwell Hockey Club for the Women & Girls Round at Matlock Reserve in Canterbury. Camberwell Hockey Club is the largest hockey club in Victoria, with 53 teams and over 800 members. Josh joined families and players for afternoon tea after the day’s competition. Josh is pictured here with the Women’s Premier League team at the afternoon tea.

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Kew Rovers President’s Breakfast 2014

On June 20, Josh attended the Kew Rovers 2014 President’s Breakfast at the MCC Kew Sport Club in Kew. The Kew Rovers Football Club is one of the most prominent sporting clubs in Kooyong, and Josh is honoured to be the Club’s No. 1 Ticket Holder. Josh is pictured here with (L-R) Tony Free, former Richmond captain, Jason Smith, Jake Niall, football writer for The Age, Paul Connors, Tim Smith, Liberal candidate for Kew, Rob Millar, and Max Bailey, Hawthorn Premiership player.

Meeting with Australian Conservation Foundation representatives

On June 19, Josh met with a delegation from the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) to discuss climate action at Parliament House, Canberra. During the week, eight state delegates including Kooyong constituent and Lighter Footprints convenor, Carolyn Ingvarson, travelled to Parliament House to discuss a range of issues with federal parliamentarians. Josh is pictured here at the meeting with ACF representatives in his office.


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