Nominate now for the Y20 Summit

Young people in Dunkley aged between 18 and 30 are encouraged to apply for the chance to represent their country at this year’s high profile Y20 youth summit in Sydney from 12-15 July. This is an excellent opportunity for young Australians to represent their country at a high profile international event. The delegates will engage with…


Happy Australia Day

Australia Day is a time for family and friends to gather together to celebrate all the achievements of our nation. It’s a day to be proud of our achievements, to celebrate new Australian citizens and to participate in local events. Historically, we celebrate the anniversary of the arrival of the 11 First Fleet ships at…


Address to the Mitre 10 Conference, Gold Coast

*Check against delivery* Your brand’s been with us for half a century – its trusted, it’s respected, it’s been part of the community that I’ve grown up in and so many across Australia and it’s not a surprise that 450 privately owned hardware businesses are competing in a very competitive space. I’ve touched on the…


Ballot opens for 100th anniversary commemorations at Gallipoli

A ballot has opened for Australians interested in attending Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli in 2015. The 100th anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli will be a very significant commemorative occasion for the people of both nations. To ensure that Australians and New Zealanders can attend as safely,…

Dunkley scores a specialist Breast Care Nurse

Dunkley scores a specialist Breast Care Nurse

The Dunkley community will soon benefit from an additional breast care nurse at the Bays Hospital following the expansion of the McGrath Foundation program funded by the Australian Government. Local Member for Dunkley Bruce Billson welcomed the announcement saying it will provide invaluable support to those with breast cancer and their families in the electorate….


Bloody Big Swim bragging rights up for grabs

Local Federal Member for Dunkley, Bruce Billson today encouraged the community to show their support for local lifesaving clubs in the electorate and get involved in the Bloody Big Swim on 18 January. The bloody big swim has been running for almost 10 years and this year more than 500 participants have registered to take…