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The Right Honourable John Malcolm Fraser

Friday, 20 March 2015

Our country has lost its 22nd Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Malcolm Fraser.

As our nation’s leader between 1975 and 1983, he restored economically responsible government while recognising social change.

In a long and active retirement, he maintained a keen interest in our country’s direction.

The constitutional...

Indonesian Council of Ulama – Halal certification

Friday, 13 March 2015

Indonesian Council of Ulama – Halal certification

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission correspondance

On 19 January 2015 you spoke by telephone with my colleagues from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

During the meeting you referred to a news...

Australian Defence Force Pay

Wednesday, 04 March 2015

Federal MP Andrew Laming is delighted with today’s announcement of an increased defence pay offer from 1.5% to 2%.; the second policy decision in a week from the Prime Minister.

“This comes at the end of a robust campaign led by two Queensland MPs to correct the injustice of a less than inflation pay offer last year,” Mr Laming said....

Businesses Urged to Apply for New Industry Skills Fund

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Businesses in Redlands can now apply for support to boost the skills of their workforce under the Abbott Government’s new $476 million Industry Skills Fund.

“Businesses in Redlands will be able to take advantage of the Industry Skills Fund to upskill or retrain their employees,” MP Andrew Laming said. 

“The fund will help our...