Steve Irons MP Federal Member for Swan

Press Releases

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

    On 29 March 2017 the Senate agreed to extend the reporting date for the inquiry from 30 June 2017 to 31 October 2017. The decision follows a resolution by the committee to seek an extension in order to conduct further hearings for the inquiry. The Committee Chair, Mr Steve Irons MP said due to the importance of the […]

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  • Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse

    The Turnbull Government today announced a Commonwealth Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and has invited states, territories and other non-government institutions to join the scheme to deliver redress to the survivors. As a former ward of the state, Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons, has played an important role in the […]

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  • Western Australian NBN Milestone as first FTTN area goes live.

    Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield, Member for Swan Steve Irons MP and Member for Hasluck the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP today launched the first nbn fibre to the node (FTTN) services in Western Australia. “It is a pleasure to be here today to celebrate this significant milestone for the nbn rollout in Western Australia,” […]

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  • Local parents urged to join up for the jab

      Federal Member for Swan, Steve Irons has called on parents in to join a national push to have their children immunised against preventable diseases. Mr Irons said families currently receiving the Child Care Benefit or Child Care Rebate have less than a week left to make sure their child’s immunisations are on track by […]

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  • Hep C cures available now

    Hepatitis C sufferers now have access to publicly-subsidised breakthrough cures that could eradicate the deadly and debilitating disease within a generation, thanks to an investment of more than $1 billion by the Turnbull Government. Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons chaired the report on the inquiry into Hepatitis C in Australia and has welcomed this […]

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  • Irons welcomes national approach to redress survivors of institutional child sexual abuse

    Federal Member for Swan has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s announcement to lead the development of a national approach to redress for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The announcement came after consideration of the Redress and Civil Litigation report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Established in 2013, the Royal […]

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  • Chair of Health Steve Irons welcomes $1billion to end Hepatitis C but says there is more to be done

    Federal Member for Swan, Steve Irons, chaired the report on the inquiry into Hepatitis C in Australia and has welcomed news the Commonwealth will invest more-than $1 billion to give all Australians with Hepatitis C affordable access to breakthrough cures. Mr Irons was Chair of the Standing Committee on Health which tabled the report on […]

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  • Round Four of Green Army projects ready to roll out with focus on protecting heritage sites and threatened species

    Protecting our national and world heritage icons and key threatened species is the major focus of hundreds of new Green Army projects to be rolled out across Australia in coming months, including projects in Swan. “Across the country there are 397 new Green Army projects under Round Four of the programme,” Federal Member for Swan […]

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  • 20 Million Trees Programme to roll out across Swan

     As part of the latest round of the Australian Government’s 20 Million Trees programme, a project at Kensington Bushland will soon roll out in Swan. Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt said Swan was one of a number of communities that will share in $5 million to help roll out 64 local tree planting projects across […]

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  • November 2015 Labour Force Figures

    Minister for Employment Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash said the November 2015 labour force figures released today by the ABS reveal that more Australians are now in work than ever before, reflecting the Government’s strong economic credentials and its commitment to creating jobs for all Australians.   In positive news as we end 2015, this […]

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  • Science and Innovation agenda to drive great ideas and growth in Swan

    The Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda will drive business growth, increase entrepreneurship and forge closer links between research and industry for Swan, according to the Federal Member for Swan, Steve Irons. “This agenda reaches across the economy and into towns, cities and businesses of all sizes to harness our innovation potential and great ideas […]

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  • Federal approval vital for Forrestfield-Airport Link

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons has welcomed the Australian Government’s approval of the on-airport elements of the Forrestfield-Airport Link rail project. “This approval applies to about a four kilometre section within Perth Airport and is the key to ensuring there is a link to the Airport from the outside for commuters,” Mr Irons said. […]

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  • Growing Jobs and Small Business Package to help small businesses in Swan invest more, grow more, and employ more

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today welcomed the Federal Government’s new $5.5 billion Growing Jobs and Small Business package will help small businesses in Swan invest more, grow more, and employ more. “As a former small business owner for 30 years I know that this package will help employers in Swan to create jobs […]

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  • Opinion Piece – Commemorating the ultimate sacrifice 100 years on

    Tuesday, 05 August 2014 – This year marks a milestone in Australia’s history where all Australians come together to recognise the 60,000 Australians who made the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War. I had the honour of representing the Defence Minister David Johnston at yesterday’s ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series commemoration and unveiling […]

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  • Swan on track for NBN delivery

    Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today announced that around 6,000 additional households and businesses in Swan are a step closer to getting access to the National Broadband Network, with construction on the fibre-to-the-premises network and additional build preparation work now underway. “In South Perth, Telstra has finalised remediation of infrastructure in the area, meaning […]

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