Going bush with Clontarf Foundation

Taking a few days out of my busy schedule, I headed inland to Bourke and Brewarrina to visit the Clontarf Foundation Academies and

Heritage protection for our early colonial history

The Minister for the Environment and Energy and Federal Member for Cook today (11/9/2017) announced the inclusion of Kamay Botany Bay: Botanical c

Armistice Centenary Grant Program announced

The Australian Government has announced a one-off grants program, the Armistice Centenary Grants Program (ACGP).  This grants program will support lo

Clontarf Foundation

In preparation for my outback adventure with Clontarf I caught up with Gerrard, Zac, Jeff and his dad Col at a dinner hosted by AMP. The Cl

Civic Disability Visit

Living and working in my electorate of Cook I often find passionate footy fans supporting our local clubs, the Dragons and Sharks. I don't think

Elouera SLSC AGM 2017

After an early morning start assisting with MC formalities for Wanda SLSC's Sutherland 2 Surf, Ian Toll was right back where he performs best,

Sutherland 2 Surf - Another successful year

The Sutherland 2 Surf is such an iconic Shire event and each year I am delighted to see it grow in participation. Participation from

Shire IMB Community Foundation Grants handed out


Gymea Village Community Consult

It was a sunny but very cold morning in Gymea village on the weekend (1/7/2017) for our community consult.I heard your views on immigration, energy pr

Lilli Pilli Football Club upgrade

I was pleased to be at the Lilli Pilli FC opening of their newly upgraded BBQ and Canteen at Glen McGrath oval on the weekend (1/7/17),

IMB Bank Cook Community Classic begins!

On Monday 26 June at Elouera Surf Club the 2017 IMB Bank Cook Community Classic was officially launched.  This signified the beginning of the

Stronger Communities Applications now open

Stronger Communities Funding Round 3 is now open. Click here for more information

Schools Funding - The Facts in Cook

In this year’s Budget I announced that the Coalition Government would increase funding for local schools in the Cook Electorate by $185 million over

15 hours of preschool a week for all children

The Turnbull Government will ensure all children can access 15 hours of preschool a week under a new agreement for early childhood education. More

Meeting of Two Cultures Ceremony

It was a privilege to join others and speak at the annual Cook's Landing: The Meeting of Two Cultures Ceremony on Saturday 29th April at

Local residents crocheted poppies in safe hands

In 2015 we celebrated 100 years since the Gallipoli landing. There were many commemorations, including the biggest ever for the Cronulla dawn serv

Woolooware Shores commemorate ANZAC Day

Once again Woolooware Shores ensured their residents did not miss out on ANZAC Day commemorations. Always a very respectful and fitting the servic

The spirit of ANZAC alive and well in St George and Sutherland Shire

I was extremely proud and reassured to see so many people attend the Dawn Services on ANZAC Day across the country, even more so at the Caring

Cronulla SLSC redevelopment receives boost

The Australian Government will support the Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club to upgrade their iconic club facilities with a grant of $3 million to match

Local charity Kookaburra Kids receives national funding

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs the Hon. Dan Tehan and Treasurer the Hon. Scott Morrison today officially launched the Turnbull Government’s $2.1

ANZAC Day Services

For over a century, Australia’s Defence personnel have contributed to every major conflict, fighting for our freedoms and values. From the Boer War,

2016 Cook Community Awards

The annual Cook Community Awards held in December honoured the selfless work of those people in our local community who volunteer their time and e

Government announces Veteran Grants and Outreach

As we start the new year, I want to take this opportunity to make you aware of a range of grant programs that the Australian Government provides throu

Coalition announces $10 million in Volunteer Grants

I am pleased to advise that Volunteer Grants 2016 is now open for applications.The Australian Government is investing $10 million in Volunteer Grants

Surf's up at the newly renovated Elouera clubhouse

The Coalition Government invested $100,000 to upgrade the Elouera Surf Life Saving Club Upgrades include better access to lifesaving equipment

Improving digital literacy in primary and secondary schools

THE HON SCOTT MORRISON MP Member for Cook Treasurer & SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM  Minister for Education and Training Schools across

Coalition To Deliver $1.4 Million Local Environment Plan For Cook


Community Grants Boost Shire Veteran Health And Wellbeing Projects

Veterans and their families in the Sutherland Shire will benefit from Government funding helping Miranda RSL Sub Branch to purchase a replacement bus

Disaster assistance for storm-affected Kurnell

Local Federal Member for Cook, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, today welcomed the announcement by the Commonwealth and NSW Governments that disaster assist

IMB Bank Cook Community Classic 2015 – A Great Success

Local Federal Member for Cook, Hon. Scott Morrison MP declared the 8th IMB Bank 2015 Cook Community Classic a tremendous success. “The Classic has g

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