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Josh Frydenberg - Liberal for Kooyong
  
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OUR PLAN FOR A STRONGER COMMUNITY
  • Promoting jobs, growth and an innovative economy 
  • More funding for education, health and infrastructure 
  • A practical and effective response to climate change with a greater investment in renewables 
  • Reducing red tape and tax for small business 
  • Safer communities, secure borders and a co-ordinated national security strategy
  • Backing more young Australians into work 
OUR STRONG COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT
  • $100,000 in new funding to local community organisations under our Solar Communities Program. 
  • $15,000 for Servants Community Housing in Kew for the installation of solar panels. 
  • Committing $400,000 for two new Green Army projects that will restore the biodiversity of the iconic Yarra River and Koonung Creek Reserve. 
  • Over $500,000 for completed Green Army projects for revegetation and weed control along the Yarra River in Kew, Fairview Park in Hawthorn and South Surrey Park in Surrey Hills.
BACKING HARDWORKING SMALL BUSINESS
  • Cutting company tax to 27.5% and extending tax discounts and instant asset write-offs to small businesses with an annual turnover of less than $10 million from 1 July 2016
  • Cutting 54.5 billion a year in red tape such as simplifying Business Activity Statements
  • Extending protections against unfair contract terms to small business 
  • Fixing competition law to ensure small businesses can compete on a level playing field 
  • Appointed the first ever Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman 
  • Free trade agreements with China, Japan, Korea and Trans-Pacific Partnership countries to grow our economy, create thousands of jobs and benefit consumers 
  • Strengthened and extended 'pay on-time or pay interest' policy for Government contracts
SAFER COMMUNITIES
  • Committing $300,000 for Servants Community Housing in Kew to assist homeless women including those subjected to domestic violence.
  • Committing $100,000 for CCTVs in Kew Junction.
  • $100,000 for CCTVs in Camberwell.
  • $60,000 to St Paul’s College for security upgrades.
HELPING LOCAL GROUPS
  • Delivered $2 million to upgrade the kennels and breeding facilities at Guide Dogs Victoria in Kew.
  • $900,000 under the Capital Grants Program to assist Alia College in Hawthorn East.
  • Over $22,000 for equipment and upgrades for local kindergartens and childcare centres.
  • $49,000 in grants to support local volunteers.
  • $20,000 to establish the North Balwyn Rotary Men’s Shed at Macleay Park.
  • $8,000 for upgrades to 4th Kew Scout Hall, East Kew.
  • $120,000 for Centenary of Anzac Local Grants for commemorative activities.
  • $16,000 for facilities for the Boroondara Stroke Support Group Community Centre in Kew.
  • $16,000 to upgrade facilities at the Hawthorn Community House.
  • Investing in the Broadband for Seniors programme to teach senior Australians about cyber safety.
  • $7,000 for equipment at The Green at St Columbs Church, Hawthorn.
  • Assisting in the establishment of a headspace youth mental health site in Hawthorn.
SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS
  • Committing $275,000 to improve and refurbish local sporting club facilities.
  • Over $98,000 in Local Sporting Champions grants to local individuals who are participating in state and national competitions.
  • $30,000 to resurface the netball courts and warm-up area at Boroondara Netball Centre at Macleay Park, Balwyn North.
  • Over $30,000 in Local Sporting Champions grants to local teams who are participating in state and national competitions.
  BACKING LOCAL INNOVATION
  • Over $1.4 million for commercialisation grants for innovative local businesses.
  • $500,000 to support Crohn’s & Colitis Australia in Hawthorn to improve early diagnosis and treatment.
  • Supporting the National Innovation and Science Agenda with research funding for Swinburne University and Astronomy Australia in Hawthorn.
  IMPROVING LOCAL ROADS
  • More than $1.7 million under the Roads to Recovery Program.
  • Over $312,000 under the Black Spot Program for improvements to local roads.
 
FOCUSSING ON HEALTH, EDUCATION AND INNOVATION
  • Providing a record $95 billion nationally to 2019/20 for public hospitals, amounting to a 21.5% increase in Victoria.
  • Providing a record $73.6 billion nationally to 2019/20 for schools, amounting to a 26% increase in Victoria.
  • Preparing our children for the jobs of the future by investing more than $112 million to boost participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
  • Building industry collaboration with universities to accelerate commercialisation of research and development.
  • Providing an additional $192 million to strengthen frontline mental health services.
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Electorate Office:
695 Burke Road,
Camberwell VIC 3124 Australia
Phone: 03 9882 3677
Fax: 03 9882 3773
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Ministerial Office:
Parliament House Office
M1:17, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6277 7920
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