In addition to providing advice and assistance in navigating government departments and programs there are a number of services that my office provides which I encourage you to access. My office is always available to help you, either in Tasmania or in Canberra.
To request a flag, please complete the form below.
To request an anniversary message, please submit your request using the form below.
I am happy to provide letters of support to not-for-profit organisations that are applying for government funding. Simply fill in the form below and my office will be in contact.
Information on various Australian Government grants now open is available at http://www.australia.gov.au/search/site/grants
If you or your organisation is interested in applying please contact my office. I am also happy to provide a letter of support, simply fill out the form online.
As an alumnus of the Jane Franklin Hall residential college I offer a scholarship for new or returning undergraduate residents of the college who have a demonstrated interest in politics, governance, civics or public administration. It aims to tackle youth apathy for politics and the political process.
The successful scholarship recipient will also have the opportunity to complete an internship in my office, and may include attendance at one sitting week in Canberra.
Valued at $2500, payable towards fees at college, students of any political persuasion are welcome to apply.
The successful applicant is also expected to demonstrate high levels of personal and professional integrity and behaviour, in line with the high standards of behaviour expected of anyone holding public office.
For more information visit the Jane Franklin Hall website at www.jane.edu.au/scholarships/
As Senator for Tasmania it is vital for me to understand what is important to you. So that I can be the best possible representative in Canberra, I would appreciate you taking the time to fill out my online survey.
If you’re planning on visiting Canberra my office can help provide information on various attractions and assist with booking tours and tickets. Simply fill out the form below and my office will be in contact soon.
Australian Parliament House
Parliament House is open to visitors every day of the year, except Christmas Day, and admission is free. On Parliamentary sitting days it is open to the public from 9.00am (Monday and Tuesday) and 8.30am (Wednesday and Thursday) until 6.00pm. The Public Galleries in the Chambers are open whenever the Houses are in session. On non-sitting days Parliament House is open to the public from 9.00am until 5.00pm.
If you wish to watch Question Time in either the House of Representatives or the Senate you can skip the queues by requesting tickets through my office.
A guide service is available to help you get the most out of your visit to Parliament House and is available at www.aph.gov.au/Visit_Parliament/Planning_a_visit You can contact Visitor Services on 02 6277 5399 if you have any questions prior to your visit and my office can also organise a personalised tour of Parliament House, just let my office know what areas you are interested in seeing.
Old Parliament House (Museum of Australian Democracy)
Old Parliament House is open to visitors every day of the year, except Christmas Day. Opening hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm daily and incurs a small admission fee. It offers a fascinating insight into the history of democracy in Australia and features many interactive displays. More information is available at www.moadoph.gov.au/visiting/. My office can assist in booking group tours.
National Museum of Australia
The National Museum is open to visitors every day, except Christmas Day. Opening hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm daily and admission is free. The Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, some change from time to time. Guided tours are available, at a small cost and my office can assist with bookings. More information on planning your visit is available online at www.nma.gov.au/whats-on/plan-your-visit
National Gallery of Australia
The National Gallery is open to visitors every day, except Christmas Day. Opening hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm daily and admission is free. The Gallery holds in impressive collection of Australian and international artworks with some exhibitions on limited display. Guided tours are available and my office can assist with bookings, particularly if you have any special needs. Information on visiting the Gallery is available at www.nga.gov.au/visiting/
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery is located next to the National Gallery and is open every day, except Christmas Day, from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Admission is free. The Portrait Gallery is one of the more recent institutions and contains collections of iconic Australian portraits, following in the strong popularity of the Archibald Prize. More information on visiting the Portrait Gallery is available at www.portrait.gov.au/content/plan-your-visit/
Royal Australian Mint
The Australian Mint is open to visitors every day, except Christmas Day and Good Friday. Opening hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, and 10.00am to 4.00pm weekends and public holidays. Admission is free. The Mint produces Australia’s coins as well as coins for other countries, along with medals, medallions, tokens and seals for private clients, both national and international. The Mint has an impressive exhibition of Australia’s currency and further information on visiting the Mint is available at www.ramint.gov.au/visit-mint
Australian War Memorial
The War Memorial is open every day, except Christmas Day, from 10.00am to 5.00pm, with free admission. It is both a shrine, museum and archive and holds impressive displays and exhibitions on the Australian experience of war and in honour of those who have served. Free tours are available and it is recommended that you allow a whole day to visit the War Memorial. Further information to plan your visit is available at www.awm.gov.au/visit
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
Questacon is open daily from 9.00am to 5.00pm, except for Christmas Day. There are charges for admission so check www.questacon.edu.au/visiting for prices. Questacon aims to present fun and interactive displays and exhibitions to help promote an understanding and awareness of sciences and technology.