We are here to help
You may not be unaware of some of the services available through your Federal Member of Parliament. As your member, I am able to offer a range of services to the community, and my electorate staff are available to assist you with any enquiries or concerns you may have. Listed below are some examples, but if you have a question not covered here, give us a call.
If you are a member of a community organisation and would like to update us on your details, you may do so via this link.
If you have holding an event, we are also able to add the details to our Community Calendar.
A complimentary photocopying service is available via our electorate office for not-for-profit organisations. Please contact the office by phone or email to make arrangements.
Letters and Certificates of Congratulations
Australians celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary can receive personal congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The Queen.
If you or someone you know is celebrating such a milestone we can assist you with a letter or certificate of congratulations. We can also arrange a letter from the Prime Minister or the Queen for you or someone you care for. A Letter of Congratulations Request form, can be filled in from our site.
You will need to provide supporting documentation like birth certificates or marriage certificates. If these are not available you can provide a statutory declaration. Statutory declaration forms are available at any post office.
Remember to allow enough notice time (generally 6 weeks).
Information and eligibility criterias are in this brochure.
If you are 17 or have recently turned 18, moved house or changed your name, you will need to complete a new electoral enrolment form. To check your current enrolment details, visit the Australian Electoral Commission by clicking on the link below. Information concerning changes to enrolment deadlines are available from the website below:
If you are 60 years or older, you may be eligible for a Seniors Card or Seniors Business Card. These cards provide access to government concessions and business discounts. Information brochures and applications forms are available from the electorate office or by linking to the form below.
For more information on seniors discounts and entitlements, you can visit the Department of Communities by clicking on the link provided below:
The Companion Card was developed to remove the financial barrier for people with disability who require lifelong attendant care support to participate at events, activities and venues. The National Companion Card brings together state and territory programs that enable eligible people with disability who require attendant care support to participate at venues and activities without incurring the cost of a second ticket for their companion. For further information go to http://www.companioncard.gov.au.
Letters of Support
We are happy to provide letters of support to not-for-profit organisations who are applying for government funding. We do require information to assist us in formulating our response, so a letter of support request form can be filled out online using the the link below or requested from the office.
Please allow 2 weeks to process.
We are able to assist community groups, clubs and organisations apply for many grants available through the State Government. For details of the types of grants available, please visit the following websites:
Federal Grant Sources
State (QLD) Grant Sources
The Federal Government provides complimentary Australian flags to schools and non-profit organisations such as the RSL. Contact our office by phone or by email for information.