Bradfield students to study in region under New Colombo Plan
Member for Bradfield, Paul Fletcher, says that undergraduate students from Bradfield will be amongst more than 3000 young Australians to receive mobility grants to live, study and work in the Indo-Pacific region in 2015.
Announced by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Education Minister Christopher Pyne, the grants are part of the Australian Government’s flagship New Colombo Plan initiative.
Keeping Bradfield Kids Safe in the Water
Families living in Bradfield will benefit from a new initiative aimed at increasing water safety for young children.
The Member for Bradfield, Mr Paul Fletcher, said the initiative was aimed at children under five and teaching them about water safety.
Nominations now open for the National Heritage List
National Heritage places are of outstanding heritage value to the nation and reveal the richness and diversity of Australia’s extraordinarily natural environment. Bradfield is no exception and is home to many of these iconic places.
The Australian Government is now calling for nominations for new places to be included on the National Heritage List.
Hour of Code
Over the weekend I took part in ‘Hour of Code’, a global initiative designed to get school students involved in computer coding – and one which has had a strong response in Australia. It has been designed as an introduction to computer science, “to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics,” the organisers say.
Visit to Wahroonga Public School