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Your Say on Infrastructure Spending
May 25, 2020
Have your say on $1.4 million of federal infrastructure spending
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Opinion Pieces
COVID Social is not Anti-Social
May 22, 2020
At a time when many livelihoods have been destroyed and others under threat it is only natural to revert to interacting more with our closest family and friends and withdrawing from more loose social connections. Much of this has happened naturally as our favourite restaurants and pubs closed. However, now more than ever before it is crucial to reach out and reconnect.
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MILLION DOLLAR FUNDING BOOST FOR NORTHERN BEACHES
May 22, 2020
Northern Beaches will receive nearly a million and a half dollars to boost road and community projects.
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Funding Boost for Local Volunteers
May 19, 2020
The Federal Government will provide a funding injection for 15 local community groups and organisations in Mackellar to support the work for local volunteers.
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‍Improving hygiene in Mackellar schools
May 15, 2020
Member for Mackellar, Jason Falinski has said non-government schools in Mackellar would benefit from an additional $10 million investment from the Coalition Government to enhance hygiene measures.
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Opinion Pieces
Pandemic Spending
May 12, 2020
Tables outlining pandemic spending
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Media Releases
Labor Throws Advisers and their Clients Under a Bus
May 12, 2020
The Labor Party is being accused of holding financial advisers and their clients ransom in a game of pointless one upmanship in the Senate. 
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Phase 1: New South Wales Eases Restrictions
May 11, 2020
Restrictions ease in New South Wales on Friday the 15th of May... Here's what you need to know.
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Confirmation ASIC Regulation Hurting Australians
May 7, 2020
Australian insurer Suncorp has confirmed that its policy documents are difficult to read and understand – and they can’t do anything about it.
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New Respiratory Clinic Now Open in Dee Why
May 5, 2020
Member for Mackellar, Jason Falinski MP has attended the opening of a new GP Led respiratory clinic, funded by the Federal Government in Dee Why.
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Grants To Help Local Manufacturers Modernise
May 4, 2020
he Morrison Government is backing companies in Mackellar to modernise how they do business, as they grapple with the impact of the coronavirus.
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Emergency Support for Northern Beaches Charities and Community Organisations
Apr 29, 2020
Charities and community organisations on the Northern Beaches are set to receive emergency funding to support locals in the wake of the COVID-19 economic downturn.
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Looking after people with existing health conditions during COVID-19
Apr 28, 2020
The Australian Government is urging Australians with chronic health conditions not to neglect their regular health care, but continue to consult with their doctors in order to best manage their condition.
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COVID-19: NEW APP TO SLOW THE SPREAD
Apr 28, 2020
The Australian Government has launched the new voluntary coronavirus app, COVIDSafe.
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Speeches
ANZAC Day Speech
Apr 25, 2020
Read a transcript of my ANZAC Day speech delivered via social media.
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Mackellar Road Upgrades
Apr 22, 2020
Local road maintenance in Mackellar will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.
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Base Station for Cottage Point
Apr 22, 2020
Residents of Cottage Point are set to benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Federal Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Funding has been granted for one macro cell (base station) at Cottage Point in partnership with Optus.
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Riḍván 2020
Apr 17, 2020
The Baha’i community come from all different backgrounds with shared commitments to the teachings of Baha’u’llah, the prophet and founder of the Baha’i faith. They are a valued part of Australian society, and I commend their contribution to social cohesion, unity and community.
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Media Releases
JobKeeper Payment Passes the Parliament
Apr 14, 2020
The Parliament has now passed the Liberal Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper Payment which will help support jobs, families and businesses across the country.
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Happy Easter
Apr 9, 2020
Happy Easter, this Easter long weekend will be different. 
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Opinion Pieces
The GetUp! Twitter Factory
Apr 6, 2020
GetUp! Boast one million members. But everyone is asking: “how did they do it?”. Until recently, few knew.
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Media Releases
Northern Beaches Food Drive
Apr 6, 2020
Member for Mackellar, Jason Falinski has today launched a Northern Beaches food drive on behalf of Street Mission, to support the most vulnerable on the Northern Beaches.
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Funding Support for Mental Health, Medicare and Domestic Violence Services
Apr 3, 2020
More assistance is being provided to millions of Australians battling the devastating impacts of coronavirus with a $1.1 billion package which boosts mental health services, domestic violence support, medicate assistance for people at home and emergency food relief.
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JOBKEEPER: $130 BILLION TO KEEP AUSTRALIANS IN A JOB
Apr 2, 2020
The Morrison Government will provide a historic wage subsidy to around 6 million workers who will receive a flat payment of $1,500 per fortnight through their employer, before tax.
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Australian Government Partnership with Private Hospital Sector
Apr 2, 2020
The Australian Government has partnered with the private hospital sector, including the Northern Beaches Hospital to ensure the full resources of our world class health system, are ready and focused on treating patients as required, through the coronavirus pandemic.
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Telehealth Services for all Australians
Mar 30, 2020
The Federal Government will provide all Australians access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Update
Mar 26, 2020
COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Update
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Northern Beaches pharmacies to limit the dispensing and sales of medicines
Mar 20, 2020
Northern Beaches pharmacists will now be required to enforce new limits on dispensing and sales of prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
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Opinion Pieces
Litigation Funders
Mar 11, 2020
Our legal system should be about justice, not profit, but the tax-haven-dwelling litigation funders have other ideas.
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Opinion Pieces
Tax & Revenue Committee to launch inquiry into Employee Share Schemes
Feb 24, 2020
There are around 3.4 million small and medium sized businesses in Australia employing around 7.7 million people. These businesses are an integral part of the Australian economy, with their success and growth a key driver of the productivity gains that will benefit all Australians.
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Opinion Pieces
Tax & Revenue Committee to launch inquiry into the corporate bond market
Feb 11, 2020
Australia now has the third largest pool of savings in the world, but if investment managers want to invest in Australian corporate bonds they must go overseas.
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Opinion Pieces
Economic Reform OpEd
Nov 12, 2019
One proposal to reform the GST by raising its rate does not address the biggest challenge facing Australia’s federation; simply put the States are not paying their way.
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Media Releases
Remembrance Day
Nov 11, 2019
Member for Mackellar, Mr Jason Falinski has today honoured all those who have served and continue to serve in our military at the Pittwater RSL Remembrance Day service.
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Commemorative Grants
Nov 7, 2019
COMMEMORATIVE projects in Mackellar may benefit from a funding boost and expanded eligibility of the Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program.
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Safer Communities
Oct 31, 2019
Local projects deliver safer communities on the Northern Beaches.
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Fighting Chance Grant
Oct 29, 2019
$19.6M to help Australians with disability realise their employment goals.
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Opinion Pieces
75th Anniversary of the Liberal Party of Australia
Oct 17, 2019
As the Liberal Party approaches the last quarter of its first century we are reminded that the only way to a fair country is through freedom, for no one person knows the path of happiness for every person; that care and compassion comes not from the generosity of the state but from those who know and love us; that history’s surest pathway to serfdom is by replacing equal rights with equality of outcome; and this is the only way anyone has created a just society.
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Opinion Pieces
Australia is the Saudi Araba of natural gas, yet we will shortly need to import gas. 
Jun 24, 2019
Australia is the Saudi Araba of natural gas, yet we will shortly need to import gas. 
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