hume - 2ST

Funding for community projects

angus october 19 2021

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor is encouraging local community groups to apply for funding in round seven of the Stronger Communities Programme.

Grants of up to $20,000 are available for around 20 projects across the electorate.

Expression of interest forms are available on Mr. Taylor's website.

These need to be submitted by November 29.

For more information head to: Stronger Communities Programme – Round 7

Image: Office of Angus Taylor 

Goulburn local to stand in Hume

penny ackery

A Goulburn local has put her hand up to run as an independent in the Federal seat of Hume against Angus Taylor.

64 year old Penny Ackery is a school teacher and has lived in the area for 30 years.

She wants to see a number of issues addressed.

"Some of the things that have been coming out loud and clear, is that people want a federal ICAC established aswell as sustainable growth up and down the electorate,

"Also making sure small businesses are well supported,"Ms. Ackery said.

The 64 year old will face some stiff competition, with Angus Taylor increasing his margin to 63 per cent at the last election.

Image: Penny Ackery

Independent's visit to Bundanoon

penny ackery december 22 2021

Independent Candidate for Hume Penny Ackery has made a visit to Bundanoon to speak with local residents about some of the issues their concerned about.

Around 40 people attended the gathering and Ms Ackery will return to the village in the new year to attend a meet the candidates forum being put on by the Bundanoon Community Association.

Ms. Ackery said poor phone and internet connectivity continues to be an issue.

"That's something that comes up in every part of the electorate, from Wilton down to Bundanoon, Canyoneleigh and Goulburn where I live,"she said.

Other issues on the agenda included the need for a Federal ICAC, action on climate change, community consultation around developments in the electorate and the Uluru statement.

Image: Penny Ackery