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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State-of-the-art Training Centre has Frankston “leading the way”

Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs, and Cr Kris Bolam JP, Frankston City Mayor, will this Thursday (27 October) formally announce Chisholm Institute of TAFE's Frankston Campus as the site of the new $19 million Frankston START (School Tafe Alliance for Regional Training) Trade Training Centre, Council approved land at Samuel Sherlock Reserve to be used for this educational purpose.

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Millions in lost Super waiting to be found in Isaacs

Over 17,552 lost superannuation accounts, worth over $69,363,200, are waiting to be found by Isaacs residents, Federal Member for Isaacs, Mark Dreyfus said today, following data released by the Australian Taxation Office.

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Abbott turns his back on families and pensioners in Isaacs

Today the Government's Clean Energy Future Household Assistance Package was passed by the House of Representatives.

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$103,000 to fix Black Spots in Noble Park

Mark Dreyfus QC MP, Federal Member for Isaacs, yesterday inspected the intersection of Corrigan Road and Kingsclere Avenue at Noble Park, which will receive a $103,000 upgrade, under the Federal Government's black spot program.

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