Representing You

Interviews
Interview with Treasurer the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP
Sep 17, 2020
They're your questions, put directly to the man at the top. Watch my exclusive interview with the Treasurer of Australia.
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Media Releases
Economic Support Payments are a Lifeline for the Northern Beaches
Sep 16, 2020
Since March, the Australian Government’s Economic Support Payments have delivered $8.8 billion to over 7 million Australians, with 54,654 payments made to residents of Mackellar. That equals almost $40,990,500 being paid into the pockets of Mackellar residents alone.
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Media Releases
Boosting Australia’s Fuel Security
Sep 15, 2020
The Federal Government is taking action to secure Australia’s long-term fuel supply, keep prices low for consumers and create over 1000 new jobs through a new domestic fuel security package. 
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Media Releases
Are Your Kids Safe Online?
Sep 9, 2020
All parents worry about their children’s safety, especially when they are online. However, do you really know what they are watching?
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Media Releases
Woolworths Shop Local for Hand Sanitiser Dispensers.
Sep 3, 2020
COVIDSafe work environments require a lot of hand sanitiser and something to dispense them. But who creates those dispensers?
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Media Releases
Bulk Billing Saves the Day During COVD
Sep 2, 2020
The Federal Government’s steadfast commitment to Medicare has been underlined by a record GP bulk billing rate of 87.5 per cent for 2019–20.
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Media Releases
Stop PEP-11
Aug 28, 2020
Jason Falinski is moving a motion in the Australian Parliament to oppose PEP-11
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Media Releases
Hate Shark Attacks? Get Rid of the Nets!
Aug 20, 2020
Shark nets have always been controversial in beaches communities. They don’t prevent shark attacks by repelling sharks, they cull them. This has unintended consequences of harming iconic marine wildlife including dolphins, turtles and rays. 
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Media Releases
Tax Help Available
Aug 13, 2020
The Mackellar Electorate Office will have a volunteer from the Australian Taxation Office to help constituents with their taxes.
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Lifesaving Boost for Seniors Transport Service
Aug 12, 2020
A Northern Beaches not-for-profit community organisation has received a grant of $4,980 to purchase a defibrillator and GPS trackers to improve the safety of their clients.
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Media Releases
Homelessness on The Northern Beaches
Aug 7, 2020
This week marks National Homelessness Week and is an opportunity for Australians to reflect on the hardships faced by members of our community.
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Interviews
Learn More About Your Families Second World War History
Aug 3, 2020
Northern Beaches residents are being encouraged to learn more about the stories of our Second World War veterans as the 75th anniversary of the end of the war on 15 August approaches.
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Media Releases
Honouring our World War Two Veterans
Jul 29, 2020
A special commemorative medallion marking the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War on 15 August is now available to every living Second World War veteran in Mackellar to say, ‘thank you for your service’.
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Media Releases
Slater and Gordon… Oops
Jul 27, 2020
In front of today’s Parliamentary inquiry into litigation funder, Slater and Gordon tried to claim that the Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, had met with the US chamber of commerce (who according to Slater and Gordon are “a foreign lobby group”).
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Media Releases
More Funding to Support Northern Beaches Veterans
Jul 23, 2020
Northern Beaches MP Jason Falinski has provided a grant to the Northern Beaches Veterans Centre which will help to fund their essential support measurers.
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Media Releases
Cash Splash for Small Businesses on The Beaches
Jul 21, 2020
The Morrison Government will help Northern Beaches businesses as they move into the recovery phase of the coronavirus crisis by extending the Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme which supports small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) to get access to the funding they need to adapt and innovate during the coronavirus crisis.
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Media Releases
JobKeeper and Coronavirus Supplement Extended
Jul 21, 2020
The JobKeeper program and the Coronavirus Supplement have been extended for those on the Northern Beaches under the next phase of our support for affected businesses and households.
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Opinion Pieces
Employee Share Schemes
Jul 2, 2020
There are a range of factors that make up an effective business environment, one in which innovative ideas and entrepreneurial ambitions are nurtured and are translated into a commercial success. One clear factor is the ability of a business to help attract, retain and motivate skilled employees to help a business grow.
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Media Releases
Tax Cuts for Small Businesses
Jul 1, 2020
From July 1 2020, over 40,000 small and family businesses on the Northern Beaches will be paying less tax as a result of legislated tax cuts passed by the Morrison Government.
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Media Releases
AAA Credit Rating Reaffirmed by Fitch
Jun 30, 2020
Fitch’s action, in reaffirming our AAA rating, is a reminder of the importance of maintaining our commitment to medium term fiscal sustainability.
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Media Releases
Improving Mobile Reception for Terrey Hills
Jun 24, 2020
Residents of Terrey Hills are set to receive a boost to their mobile phone reception with the announcement of a proposal to build a Mobile Phone Base Station at Terrey Hills.
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Media Releases
70th Anniversary of The Korean War
Jun 19, 2020
On 25 June 1950, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Army crossed south of the border into the Republic of Korea and captured the capital, Seoul, within days.
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Speeches
National Diabetes Services Scheme
Jun 15, 2020
Watch my speech about the National Diabetes Services Scheme
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Media Releases
Backing our Athletes
Jun 15, 2020
The Australian Government is backing high performing athletes across Mackellar by investing $50.6 million over the next two years to ensure Australia remains a world-leading sporting nation.
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Media Releases
JobKeeper to the Rescue
Jun 12, 2020
In the electorate of Mackellar, around an estimated 8200 organisations are on JobKeeper.
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Media Releases
It's Time for Kick Off: Community Sport Returns
Jun 11, 2020
On the 1st of July, people of all ages will return to the sporting fields across the Northern Beaches.
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Media Releases
More Support for Small Business
Jun 10, 2020
Small businesses on The Northern Beaches are set to receive more support from the Federal Government.
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Speeches
Lucinda Brogden AM
Jun 10, 2020
Watch my speech in the Parliament about Lucinda Brogden AM
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Media Releases
Recognising our Veterans
Jun 9, 2020
They served our nation at home and abroad, the least we can do is salute their service.
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Publications
State of Mackellar
Jun 9, 2020
Read Jason's State of Mackellar mailout
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Media Releases
World Oceans Day
Jun 8, 2020
It is our responsibility here on the Northern Beaches to protect our beautiful beaches and waterways. From Palm Beach down to Manly the Pacific Ocean provides us with a big part of our lifestyle.
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Media Releases
Australia at the Forefront of Environmental Science
Jun 5, 2020
The Northern Beaches is home to some of the most beautiful waterways and bushland in Sydney. Let this World Environment Day be a reminder for all Australians of the importance of practical environmental steps we can all take to protect our environment and our native species.
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Opinion Pieces
Job Losses and The Case for Opening Australia
Jun 4, 2020
Australians have shown as they have throughout history that during adversity we can rise above the fray by acting selflessly and with integrity.
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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
‍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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Publications
COVID-19 Publication
May 12, 2020
Read Jason's COVID-19 mailout.
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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Update
Mar 26, 2020
COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Update
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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
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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Media Releases
Safer Communities
Oct 31, 2019
Local projects deliver safer communities on the Northern Beaches.
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Media Releases
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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