MEDIA RELEASES

Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen to Visit Logan
30 Oct 2014

Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen to Visit Logan

Jamie’s Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen will be visiting Logan Central in December and January this year, being stationed in the car park of Harmony on Carmody CafĂ© at the corner of Carmody Street and Ewing Road.

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Pathways for New Zealand and Pasifika People Up For Discussion
11 Jul 2014

Pathways for New Zealand and Pasifika People Up For Discussion

A forum to discuss opportunities and challenges faced by the 640,770 New Zealand citizens living in Australia was hosted today by Jim Chalmers and Richard Marles in Logan.

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Rankin leads Nation in use of Child Care Benefit on Abbott's Chopping Block
03 Jul 2014

Rankin leads Nation in use of Child Care Benefit on Abbott's Chopping Block

The Abbott Government has legislation currently before the Parliament that has the sole purpose of cutting the Child Care Benefit which 7,500 families in Rankin rely on, more than in any other electorate in Australia.

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Abbott's $26 Million cuts from Rankin's local health network start today
01 Jul 2014

Abbott's $26 Million cuts from Rankin's local health network start today

Cuts to the national partnership agreement on public hospitals start from today, costing the local health network in Logan more than $26 million dollars over the next four years.

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Abbott Government slams door on family reunions
10 Jun 2014

Abbott Government slams door on family reunions

The Abbott Government’s Budget of broken promises has delivered a cruel blow to ethnic communities by closing the door on low and middle-income earners ever bringing their parents to Australia.

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Abbott's brutal Budget an assault on our community
14 May 2014

Abbott's brutal Budget an assault on our community

The broken promises and twisted priorities in Tony Abbott’s budget will devastate our community and make it much harder for locals to make ends meet. 

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 Alex
26 Apr 2014

Alex "Lionheart" Leapai

Joint Media Release with Bernie Ripoll MP, Shadow Minister for Sport and Member for Oxley

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Local multicultural communities urged to send Abbott a message
06 Mar 2014

Local multicultural communities urged to send Abbott a message

Jim Chalmers, Federal Member for Rankin, has today helped launch a website so the local community can send Tony Abbott a message to reverse his cruel $370,000 cuts to multicultural organisations in the Rankin area.

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Local resident fights for safer roads
04 Mar 2014

Local resident fights for safer roads

After several near misses in only a short period of time, local parent Wayne Ernst took up the fight for safer school speed zones along Wembley Road.

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 90 Second Statement: YMCA School
04 Dec 2013

90 Second Statement: YMCA School

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (13:49): I rise to pay tribute to the YMCA school in Kingston in my electorate and especially to mark the achievements of a very special group of students, parents and staff. 

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