Media releases

Labor Announces Funding For A Hindu Community Hub At The Basin Temple

April 23, 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will deliver funding for a community hub at the Sri Vakrathunda Vinyagar Temple in The Basin, in Victoria’s eastern suburbs.  Announced on Saturday by Shadow Attorney-General and Member for Isaacs, Mark Dreyfus, an Albanese Labor Government will deliver $1.5 million towards the development of a central location for community members to access services, programs and gather to socialise.

Read More

Labor’s Plan To Help More Australian Kids Learn Languages

April 23, 2022

More Australian kids will get the chance to learn another language thanks to Labor’s plan to give every community language school in Australia a funding boost of up to $30,000. There are around 780 community language schools across the country, teaching around 105,000 students in over 90 languages. This $15 million commitment will allow community language schools to expand their programs to preschoolers, improve teacher training,...

Read More

Labor Commits $1.6 Million To Vietnamese Cultural Centre

April 12, 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will commit $1.6 million towards the building costs of the Vietnamese Cultural Centre in Girrawheen. Vietnamese Community in Australia WA Chapter has existed for more than four decades, but has been without a permanent home. The Vietnamese Cultural Centre will provide a dedicated hub for community activities and serve as a meeting place for various local Vietnamese community associations and clubs....

Read More

Labor To Support Multicultural Communities In Swan

April 12, 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will deliver $30,000 to Hillview Intercultural Community Centre to help deliver networking events and activities for local employers and migrant job seekers. The commitment, announced today by Labor candidate for Swan Zaneta Mascarenhas and Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Andrew Giles, will support the organisation in helping migrants and refugees find professional development opportunities and se...

Read More

Labor Will Fund New Kitchen And Community Centre For Sikh Volunteers Australia

April 09, 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will support the Sikh Volunteers Australia (SVA) to expand their superb community work by funding a new, upgraded Kitchen and Community Centre in Langwarrin.    The $700,000 investment will provide a permanent, large-scale base for the much loved charity in Melbourne’s South-East, allowing SVA to expand the scope and nature of its community services.     Famous for their work helping bushfire survivors...

Read More

Derwent Ferry To Sail Into New Waters

April 08, 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will bring regular ferry services to new parts of Hobart and the Derwent by funding a network of accessible, all weather floating jetties and ferry terminals along the river.   Since it’s beginning in August 2021, the Derwent Ferry service has been a runaway success, with over 60,000 passengers embarking on the commuter service between Bellerive and Hobart.   More than 10,000 passengers used the service...

Read More

SIGN UP FOR MY SCULLIN UPDATE NEWSLETTER