Significant Community Concerns Over Changes to Citizenship

THE HON TONY BURKE MP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURAL AUSTRALIA
MEMBER FOR WATSON

 GRAHAM PERRETT MP
MEMBER FOR MORETON

 MURRAY WATT
LABOR SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND

There was a strong demonstration of concern amongst members of Brisbane’s Southside community at the Moreton Citizenship Forum held on Wednesday night. 

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612 ABC Brisbane Drive with Emma Griffiths, 28 August 2017

SUBJECT/S: Asylum Seekers.                                                                        

EMMA GRIFFITHS: Graham Perrett is the Labor Member for the seat of Moreton, just across the way from Andrew Laming.  Graham Perrett, $40 million is a lot of money to be spending to support people who do not have citizenship, have not been granted refugee status.  Isn’t it better if they leave? 

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The Test of Governance (and citizenship)

Every Australian would expect that our elected representatives could accurately fill in a form in English.  It is laughable to think otherwise, especially when the Turnbull Government is insisting that migrants from non-English speaking countries pass a university standard English test before they are given the privilege of voting for them.

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Opposing Turnbull's Citizenship Changes

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Luck of the Draw NBN for Sunnybank Hills

Local MP Graham Perrett invited Shadow Communications Minister Michelle Rowland MP to Sunnybank Hills to discuss the frustrations of businesses stuck with Malcolm Turnbull’s second-rate NBN.

In Sunnybank Hills, residents and businesses have been lumped with a multi-technology mess under Malcolm Turnbull’s second rate NBN plan.

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Moreton Stronger Communities Grants

The 2017/18 Round of the Moreton Stronger Community Grants is now CLOSED.

The Moreton Stronger Communities Programme offers grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 to community organisations and local governments for small capital projects that improve community participation and contribute to the vibrancy of our community on Brisbane's Southside.

To find out more information, please visit www.grahamperrett.net.au/SCP


Grants Bulletin - June

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Moreton Grants Bulletin


More Political Bloodshed: but for a good cause

Ahead of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s National Blood Donor Week which runs from 11 – 17 June, Graham Perrett MP, the Federal Member for Moreton, is encouraging more Australians to become regular blood donors.

Earlier this week Mr Perrett rolled up his own sleeve for his 50th blood donation at the collection point in Griffith University’s Nathan Campus.

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Turnbull's Cuts: 'conski' not Gonski

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Pension Cuts

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