Steve Irons MP Federal Member for Swan

Press Releases

Media releases from the office of Steve Irons MP.

  • WA gets Fairer share of GST

    MEDIA RELEASE 05 July 2018 The Turnbull Government is delivering on its promise to fix problems in the system used to share the revenue from the GST leaving Western Australia and all other states and territories better off. Steve Irons MP said this will be the first time real changes have been made to fix […]

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  • Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services: Inquiry into Life Insurance industry

    MEDIA RELEASE 27 March 2018 REPORT TABLED – INQUIRY INTO LIFE INSURANCE INDUSTRY The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has tabled its report on its inquiry into the Life Insurance Industry. The inquiry has followed on from, and overlapped with, significant reviews and legislative changes, as well as ownership changes in the […]

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  • South Perth wins funding from the National Stronger Regions Fund

    Stage One of the Connect South project in the electorate of Swan will become a reality after winning funding in Round 3 of the Federal Coalition Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash and Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons said the local projects funded under NSRF Round 3 made a […]

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  • Curtin University Boat Club Secures $20,000 For New Equipment

    Curtin University Boat Club will receive $20,000 as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The Stronger Communities Programme funds up to 50 per cent of small capital projects in local communities. The maximum amount local clubs and organisations can apply for is $20,000. Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons said the Stronger Communities […]

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  • $3 million to fix local black spots in Swan

    Road safety in Western Australia has received a boost with a new round of funding announced under the Black Spot Programme. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Federal Member for Swan, Steve Irons today announced funding of more than $3 million to fix 8 black spots on local roads. Mr Chester said the […]

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  • Tackling water weed in the Canning River

    The Australian Government welcomes today’s release of the Hydrocotyle Weed Management Plan for the Middle and Upper Canning River, developed by Perth Natural Resource Management in collaboration with the local community. The plan is part of the Swan-Canning River Recovery Programme, managed by Perth Natural Resource Management, with $1 million in funding from the Australian […]

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  • $40,000 towards upgrades in Belmont

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons has welcomed $40,000 for two projects in the City of Belmont as part of the Federal Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The City will receive $20,000 for the upgrade of cricket practice nets at Middleton Park, home of Ascot Cricket Club. It will also receive another $20,000 for the […]

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  • Noise trial back on

    Watch Mr Irons on CH9 news here and here Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons has been pursuing improvements to Perth aircraft noise and today welcomes Airservices Australia’s decision to reinstate a night time noise respite trial in Perth from 15 February. Mr Irons criticised Airservices Australia last year after it cancelled a publicly announced […]

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  • Local solution to combat ice in Swan

    Local sport clubs will be part of a grassroots campaign to educate the community about the effects of the drug ice as part of the Federal Government’s National Ice Action Strategy. The Good Sports Programme, which already promotes responsible consumption of alcohol in 7,000 sporting clubs, will receive an extra $4.6 million over four years […]

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  • Irons’ support Starlight Children’s Foundation

    FEDERAL Member for Swan, Steve Irons and his wife, City of South Perth councillor Cheryle Irons, have supported the newest jewellery designer in town. Whilst at Princess Margaret Hospital recently, 16-year-old Rani designed a ring with South Perth’s Soklich & Co as part of a workshop held in conjunction with the Starlight Children’s Foundation. The […]

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  • Prime Minister Turnbull says there is a definite need for Manning Road ramp.

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons says the Prime Minister’s visit to Swan is a result of his advocacy after the Prime Minister stopped at the site of Manning Road and Kwinana freeway on Wednesday December 9. Mr Turnbull stopped by the site to see for himself the delays and safety issues caused by not […]

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  • Steve Irons delivers four times greater security in Belmont

    Watch the Question and Answer in Federal Parliament Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons is set to deliver four times greater security in Belmont. The Federal Government announced today it would quadruple Mr Irons’ pre-election commitment to helping the community feel and stay safer by increasing the number of closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) being […]

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  • The Eagles are landing at Lathlain Oval

    The Commonwealth Government will contribute $10 million to the Lathlain Park Development. This is an investment in jobs, growth and the local community. The project will support the development of an important community and sporting facility, including: new multi-use community activity, education, sport and recreation facilities two multi-use public use ovals, including a synthetic running […]

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  • Find out more about the Green Army in Swan

    Is there an environmental or conservation project in your region that would benefit from practical, on-ground support? Are you aged between 17 and 24 and interested in gaining practical training and experience while working in your local environment? Or do you know someone who might be? If so, come along to an information session in […]

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  • ABMUSIC gains Indigenous Advancement Strategy grant

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today announced that Aboriginal Corporation ABMUSIC in Waterford will receive $475,000 over three years under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) grant round to deliver VET placements which will improve outcomes for First Australians in Swan. The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said the Government’s investment through […]

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