Entries for September 2008
Do you think about the origins of the milk stirred into your coffee each morning? What about the grain wrapped around the salad in your sandwich for lunch?
Many Australian children today do not comprehend where much of their food comes from.
It is vital to ensure everyone understand... ... (23-Sep)
Supporting seniors who want to remain in the work-force on a part-time basis is one step towards boosting Australia’s productive capacity said the Hon Judi Moylan, Federal Member for Pearce.
“Senior citizens in this country deserve to be productive to as long as they want and for ... ... (23-Sep)
It was supposed to be stamped out 140 years ago, but it is now worse than ever.
Human Trafficking and in particular the trafficking of children was debated in Federal Parliament last night during a Private Members Motion moved by the Federal Member for Bonner, Ms Kerry Marie MP.
... ... (23-Sep)
Pearce residents will be strongly represented in the State Government Cabinet said the Hon Judi Moylan MP.
“Congratulations to Donna Faragher, Tony Simpson and Helen Morton on their appointment to the Parliamentary positions within the new State Government.”
“Their new roles can... ... (19-Sep)
The Commonwealth Government committed $98.1 million to upgrade the Great Northern Highway between Muchea and Wubin more than four years ago, so far only $41.9 million has been spent and the road is far from finished said the Hon Judi Moylan MP.
Speaking in Parliament last night Mrs M... ... (16-Sep)
Federal Member for Pearce, the Hon Judi Moylan MP congratulated Cr Frank Alban, the newly elected State Government Swan Hills Representative.
“Cr Alban’s knowledge and understanding of local issues was reflected right throughout his campaign and I believe he is the best person to ... ... (15-Sep)
Federal Member for Pearce, the Hon Judi Moylan MP congratulated Mr Tony Simpson MLA, the newly elected State Government Darling Range Representative.
“Mr Simpson’s knowledge and understanding of local issues was reflected right throughout his campaign and I believe he is the best per... ... (15-Sep)
Clinicians and health professionals need to maintain a close dialogue with parliamentarians the Hon Judi Moylan MP said during a diabetes symposium in Rome, Italy.
Speaking to 3000 people from across the globe, Mrs Moylan explained how good government policy, which actually achiev... ... (15-Sep)
For primary school students, growing, cultivating, cooking and eating their own food sounds exciting.
Parents on the other hand, would love the idea of their children not only learning about healthy eating, but discovering joy in nutritious food.
As the Chair of the Parliamentary Di... ... (08-Sep)
Nominations are now open for the 2008 Human Rights Medals and Awards.
A chance to recognise the achievements of an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights in Australia, The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission is ca... ... (08-Sep)
In the Federal Parliament today, the Hon Judi Moylan MP spoke of the need for both the State and Federal Government to provide funding for an Aboriginal controlled response in the Wheatbelt to stem the suicide crisis.
Six males have committed suicide in the Wheatbelt town of Narro... ... (04-Sep)
Increased funding to tackle diabetes and obesity was called for as some of the best minds in the health sector and Members of Parliament gathered for the Canberra Diabetes Summit.
Yesterday, the National President of Diabetes Australia Dr Gary Deed called on the Federal Government to... ... (03-Sep)