Parkdale Secondary College parents and teachers consulted on school funding

Minister Assisting for School Education Brendan O'Connor and federal Member for Isaacs Mark Dreyfus today visited Parkdale Secondary College to hear from parents, teachers and carers about better funding for students with disability following the release of the Gonski Review of Funding for Schooling.

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Get ready, the NBN is coming to Keysborough

Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs, today welcomed NBN Co's announcement that the National Broadband Network (NBN) fibre rollout will begin in Keysborough, with works scheduled to commence in the next twelve months.

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Anti-graffiti grants available for local councils including Greater Dandenong

Federal Member for Isaacs, Mark Dreyfus QC MP, today encouraged local councils to apply for up to $150,000 available to help clean up and prevent graffiti.

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Funding Calls for Smart Energy Use

Last week, the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and the Federal Member for Isaacs, Mark Dreyfus QC MP, joined the Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government, the Hon. Simon Crean to open three energy efficiency programs, designed to drive smarter energy use in businesses, households and communities.

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Historic Fair Pay Decision for Low Paid Workers

Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs, today announced that 150,000 of Australia's lowest paid workers will benefit from substantial pay rises of between 23 and 45 percent as a result of Fair Work Australia's historic pay equity decision.

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Baillieu’s mean-spirited cash grab will hurt Mordialloc Chelsea pensioners

The Victorian Baillieu Government has delivered another harsh blow to Victorians, with Mordialloc Chelsea pensioners the latest target. The Baillieu Government has started notifying Victorian pensioner public housing tenants that part of the Federal Labor Government's September 2009 pension increases will be ripped away through increases to their rent.

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Mark Dreyfus QC MP opens Keysborough Secondary College’s new science centre

Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs, this Friday will join the Keysborough Secondary College community to officially open their new $1.97 million Science Centre.

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Mark Dreyfus QC MP announces Bayside Medicare Local will drive primary health care reform

Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs, today announced that residents in Kingston will receive better coordinated and integrated primary health care services through the establishment of the Bayside Medicare Local from 1 January next year.

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Mark Dreyfus MP participating in the Hanover Ride for Home to support the fight against homelessness

This Sunday 13 November, Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs, will trade the usual suit and tie for the helmet and lycra when he participates in the Hanover ConnectEast, Ride for Home cycling event to raise money to break the cycle of homeslessness.

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Strengthening Australia’s anti-dumping system

Minister for Home Affairs Brendan O'Connor and Member for Isaacs Mark Dreyfus today visited Viridian Glass, Australia's only manufacturer of clear float glass, to discuss how the Gillard Government's improvements to Australia's anti-dumping system will help support local businesses.

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