Macarthur MP Russell Matheson is encouraging young people in Macarthur to apply for the 2014 Y20 Youth Summit which will be held in Sydney this year from July 12 to 15
The Y20 is the main platform for young people to discuss pressing global economic issues.
Mr Matheson said the broad themes... ... (01-Mar)
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson will encourage Macarthur public schools to consider participating in the Coalition Government’s new $70 million Independent Public School initiative.
Mr Matheson said the Independent Public School initiative will help local government schools to become more independent... ... (03-Feb)
Athletes from across Macarthur will share in $8,500 worth of grants as part of the Australian Sports Commission’s Local Sporting Champions grants program.
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson recommended the athletes to the commission to receive $500 to help with the financial costs associated with repres... ... (29-Jan)
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson has remembered Ina Cameron in parliament today.
In a speech to the House of Representatives Mr Matheson paid tribute to Mrs Cameron and said she was a wonderful woman who would be dearly missed by our community.
“I rise today to pay tribute to one of ... ... (09-Dec)
Recipients of the 2013 Macarthur Volunteer Awards were announced in a special ceremony at the Campbelltown Arts Centre today.
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson said a record number of nominations this year showed how much our community appreciated the hard work volunteers do.
“Volunteers are the heart... ... (06-Dec)
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson paid tribute to the former president of Campbelltown Amateur Swimming Club John Saliba in parliament this morning.
In his speech Mr Matheson said Mr Saliba was an inspirational man who impacted the lives of so many young people and their families across Macarthur.
“... ... (02-Dec)
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson has spoken in parliament about White Ribbon Day and praised the work of the Campbelltown Domestic Violence Liaison Committee.
In his speech Mr Matheson said he was proud to be a White Ribbon Ambassador and that as a former police officer domestic violence was an issue ... ... (20-Nov)
With missions complete in the Solomon Islands and East Timor and the planned drawdown of forces in Afghanistan Macarthur residents have been encouraged to support our ex-service organisations as well as the troops serving overseas this Christmas.
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson has launched ... ... (12-Nov)
Macarthur MP Russell Matheson has launched the 2013 Volunteer Awards for Macarthur.
The awards which are held each year across Australia recognise the contribution of more than 6 million Australians who volunteer to help others in their community.
Mr Matheson said volunteers played a huge role in ... ... (18-Sep)
Shadow Treasurer, the Hon. Joe Hockey, and Federal Member for Macarthur, Russell Matheson MP, today announced a $53 million investment to upgrade Narellan Road.
“This investment is great news for residents in Macarthur and throughout south-west Sydney,” Mr Matheson said.
“I am delighted to announ... ... (02-Sep)