Steve Irons MP Federal Member for Swan

Press Releases

Media releases from the office of Steve Irons MP.

  • Swan Social Services Forum presents opportunity for open dialogue

    The Abbott government is committed to ensuring the sustainability of Australia’s welfare system while ensuring those most in need gain support, as highlighted during the Swan Social Services Forum co-hosted by Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons and the Minister for Social Services the Hon. Scott Morrison at the City of Belmont yesterday. Mr Irons […]

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  • An additional 26,100* Swan homes and businesses to be connected to the NBN network

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today announced that approximately 26,100* homes and businesses in Swan are a step closer to getting the National Broadband Network, with build to commence on the network in the third quarter of this year. Mr Irons said the NBN Co released a quarterly national rollout plan to December 2016 […]

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  • Curtin University receives top teaching grant and vital research funding

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today congratulated Curtin University for receiving more than $1.7 million in Commonwealth funding to promote excellence in learning and teaching and to fund new collaborative research projects with industry partners. “This represents $90,000 in funding under the 2015 Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) national fellowships programme and more […]

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  • New Green Army projects for Swan

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons was today pleased to announce that Swan will be hosting three additional Green Army projects under the third funding round which is set to roll out over the next year. “I encourage all young people in Swan who are interested in being a part of one of the Australian […]

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  • Faster NBN rollout kicks off in Swan

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today announced that works had begun on around 26,500 premises in Swan, to deliver the NBN under a rollout approach that will save months in construction time and see the project completed nationwide years sooner and at less cost. “Across Australia 436,000 premises are due to start NBN construction […]

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  • Two weeks for local schools to apply for Sporting Schools funding

    Primary schools across the country have less than two weeks to benefit from the first funding round of the Abbott Government’s $100 million Sporting Schools programme. Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons is today urging all local Swan primary schools who haven’t already registered to do so and importantly apply for funding to join the […]

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  • Coalition continues to work to tackle ‘ice’ scourge

    Tackling the ice (crystal methamphetamine) scourge that is harming so many communities is a top priority for the Coalition Government, according to Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons. “On 8 April 2015 the Prime Minister announced the establishment of a National Ice Taskforce to address this growing problem, with the reported use of ice by […]

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  • Curtin University receives nearly $5 million for new research training centre

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today congratulated Curtin University for receiving nearly $5 million from the Australian Government to fund a new research training centre to foster greater collaboration between researchers and industry. Funding for this research training centre has been awarded under the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) 2015 round of the Industrial Transformation Research Program […]

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  • Western Australia receives boost to attract doctors

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons has welcomed today’s announcement that 39 towns in Western Australia are among 450 country towns across Australia who will now find it easier to attract doctors under an overhauled GP Rural Incentives Program (GPRIP). “By overhauling the GPRIP, this will ensure smaller rural communities are able to more easily […]

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  • Round Two opens for Stronger Regions

    Councils and incorporated not-for-profit organisations in the electorate of Swan will now be able to apply for funding of between $20,000 and $10 million for capital infrastructure projects under Round Two of the National Stronger Regions Fund. Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons said he would encourage all eligible parties to apply, with the National […]

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  • Curtin University Medical School a win for medical students and a win for Western Australia

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today welcomed Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s announcement that the Federal Coalition Government will invest $20 million in a new Curtin University Medical School to address the health workforce needs of Western Australia. “I have been working with Curtin University over the past five years to secure State and Federal […]

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  • Stronger Communities Programme a boost for Swan

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today welcomed the Coalition Government’s new $45 million commitment over two years to fund small capital projects in local communities. “Under the Coalition Government’s new Stronger Communities Programme, Swan will receive funding of $150,000 per year over two years to assist organisations to implement projects that will deliver social […]

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  • Ensuring a strong research future for Australia

    The future of Australia’s all-important research sector has been significantly strengthened with the announcement in the Federal Budget that the Australian Government is providing $300 million over the next two years to continue the work of the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). The funding will help secure the jobs of 1700 highly skilled technical […]

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  • Abbott Government’s defence investment in Swan

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today welcomed the Abbott Government’s continued investment in the safety and security of Swan, and Australia. The first responsibility of Government is to keep our people safe in an uncertain world. Investment in Defence capability and infrastructure will give Australia a significant national security edge in our region, as […]

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  • Boost to Swan through National Stronger Regions Fund

    The Commonwealth Government has today announced infrastructure projects to be funded in Swan under the $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund. The Government will provide $212 million in funding to 51 priority infrastructure projects nationwide in Round One of the programme, including $6 million in Swan. The following project will receive funding up to a […]

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