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2012

Senator Bilyk with Colony 47 staff and just a few of the many gifts that people generously donated at Senator Bilyk’s Office for the Colony 47 Food and Gift Drive.

 
21 December 2012

Senator Bilyk joined the Member for Franklin, Julie Collins MP, to tour the new Centrelink/Medicare Office at Kingston.

  

19 December 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to support the Transport Workers Union’s campaign for better rights for DHL workers in Turkey.

11 December 2012

Senator Bilyk is proud to be a member of Joint Select Committee on Parliamentary Library.

30 November 2012

Senator Bilyk joined the Federal Member for Franklin, Julie Collins MP, the State Member for Franklin, David O’Byrne MP, and Police Commissioner Darren Hine to mark White Ribbon Day, which aims to stop violence against women.

24 November 2012

Senator Bilyk with the Labor Candidate for Denison, Jane Austen, announcing the Terms of Reference for the Senate Environment and Communication Committee’s Inquiry into the ABC’s commitment to regional diversity.

24 November 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to join Minister Bowen, Minister Lundy and members of the Italian-Australian community to discuss some of the issues facing the community.

31 October 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to open the Youth Advisory Group on Cyber-Safety’s Primary School Summit and launch the latest Cyber-Safety program by the ACMA, Zippep's Astro Circus.

 

25 October 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to join the Rotary Club of D’Entrecasteaux/Channel to fundraise at Meredith’s Orchard in Margate for the One Tree School Project, in Southern Sudan.

20 October 2012

Senator Bilyk joined in the celebrations for the 21st birthday of the Italian-Australian Pensioner Welfare Association in Hobart. 

 

14 October 2012

Senator Bilyk launched the Maranoa Heights Community Centre’s Community Cookbook. 

   

12 October 2012

Senator Bilyk hosted a Girls’ Night In at her Kingston electorate office to raise money for the Cancer Council.

  
5 October 2012

Senator Bilyk joined the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, to demonstrate how the NBN is working for small businesses at Kingston Beach.

   

3 October 2012

Senator Bilyk visited the Kingston Men’s Shed Community Garden to look at their current projects and discuss issues of vandalism at the garden.

   

1 October 2012

Senator Bilyk visited the Tassal facilities in Margate. Tassal received a $770,000 Tasmanian Innovation and Investment Fund Grant to expand the capacity of the packing line, resulting in an expected 18 new jobs.

   

25 September 2012

Senator Bilyk joined members of Hobart’s Chinese community to celebrate the Chinese Mooncake Festival.

  

23 September 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to launch the Independent Living Guide, produced by the MS Society of Tasmania in collaboration with Multiple Steps Forward. The booklet aims to provide information to enable people living with MS to manage their own health and maintain a positive, fulfilling and independent lifestyle throughout their lives.

28 August 2012

Senator Bilyk officially opened the Channel Regional Art Group ‘s Art Trail 2012, at Kettering Hall.

  

25 August 2012

Senator Bilyk joined other Senators and Members for the launch of the Federal Parliament’s Richmond Tigers Supporters Group, Tigers on the Hill.

15 August 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to support the St Aloysius Catholic College Justice Day. The students organised a variety of stalls to raise awareness of social issues and raise money for their chosen charities.

 

10 August 2012

As Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety, Senator Bilyk organised for the Committee and the Member for Lyons, Dick Adams MP, to tour of the Midway Point Digital Hub as part of the Committee’s Inquiry into Cyber-Safety and Senior Australians.

 

7 August 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to support the National Tree Day event in Kingborough.

   

29 July 2013

As a National Ambassador for the National Year of Reading 2012, Senator Bilyk was pleased to support the initiative by reading to children at Blackmans Bay Children Services.

6 June 2013

Senator Bilyk hosted an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea Event to raise money to support the work of the Cancer Council.

   

6 June 2013

Senator Bilyk visited the Hobart PCYC to observe some of the programs that they run for youth.

4 June 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to attend the official Opening and Blessing Ceremony of the new facilities at the St Aloysius Catholic College’s Huntingfield Campus.

  

15 May 2012

Senator Bilyk held a Volunteers Morning Tea to recognise the important work that the Tasmanian Centre for Global Learning to promote diversity in our community.

   
  
15 May 2012

As Chair of the Australian-Ukraine Parliamentary Group, Senator Bilyk arranged a meeting between the Foreign Minister, Bob Carr, and the Chair of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations, Mr Stefan Romaniw, to discuss issues of interest to Australians of Ukrainian heritage.

9 May 2012

Senator Bilyk held a Volunteers Morning Tea for the volunteers involved in the planning of the Rowallan Park supported accommodation for people with disability project.

  

1 May 2012

As Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety, Senator Bilyk gave the Rotary Club of City Central Hobart an update on the Committee’s Inquiry into Cyber-Safety and Senior Australians.

 

30 April 2012

Senator Bilyk was proud to attend the Every Australian Counts Rally to push for a National Disability Insurance Scheme.

  

30 April 2013

As a Chair of the Australian-Ukraine Parliamentary Group, Senator Bilyk was proud to officially open Hopak in the Park 2012, a celebration of Ukrainian culture.

   

   

27 April 2013

Senator Bilyk and Senator Bilyk met with staff from BaptCare to hear their thoughts on a National Disability Insurance Scheme.

26 April 2013

Senator Bilyk was honoured to attend the Huonville ANZAC Day Service and breakfast to remember those Australians that made the ultimate sacrifice.

  

25 April 2013

Senator Bilyk commemorated those Australians that served to protect our nation at the ANZAC Day ceremony at Snug.

 

25 April 2013

On 17 April 2012 Senator Bilyk Launched the Living in Between DVD at Huonville High School, which tells the stories of members of the Students Against Racism group.

Living in Between DVD launch

17 April 2012

Senator Bilyk toured the Hobart Fire Station and discussed issues around occupational hazards.

  

16 April 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to award the Barnardos Tasmanian Mother of the Year Award for 2012.

   

11 April 2012

Senator Bilyk assisted the Blackmans Bay Scout Group by drawing their annual Easter Raffle.

7 April 2012

Senator Bilyk toured the new Kingborough Indoor Bowls Centre that is currently under construction. The project is expected to cost over $1m, and will be the only full size 8 rink indoor bowling green in southern Tasmania.

  

4 April 2013

Senator Bilyk was pleased to announce that the Kingston Uniting Church will receive $2.8 million to help build supported accommodation for people with disability at Rowallan Park.

4 April 2012

Senator Bilyk’s team Catryna’s Crusaders entered the Huon Valley Relay for Life to raise funds for the Cancer Council

   

31 March 2012

On 22 March 2012 Senator Bilyk, as Co-Convenor of Parliamentarians Against Child Abuse and Neglect, hosted Hetty Johnston the founder of Bravehearts to give a briefing to parliamentarians about the work of Bravehearts to stop sexual abuse of children.

22 March 2012

Senator Bilyk with Minister Kate Lundy and other Labor Federal colleagues at the Harmony Day Celebration in Parliament House, Canberra.

21 March 2012

Senator Bilyk farewelled Huonville High School students that travelled to Cambodia to volunteer to reduce poverty.

   

18 March 2012


Senator Bilyk attended the opening of the BER facilities at St James Catholic College in Cygnet. The Labor Government delivered $16.2 billion of new facilities at over 9,500 schools across Australia.

  

6 March 2012

Senator Bilyk and the Minister for Home Affairs, Jason Clare MP, attended the Huon Valley PCYC to announce that the Huon Valley PCYC will receive a $99,060 grant to employ a teacher to train local young people in metal fabrication and construction to help them get a job.

 

6 March 2012

Senator Bilyk and other Senators and MPs met with the Irish Ambassador, His Excellency Noel White, at Parliament House.

28 February 2012

Regional Australia Minister Simon Crean announced funding of $8.7 million to support the redevelopment of the King George V (KGV) sports and community precinct in Glenorchy.

   

11 February 2012

Senator Bilyk was pleased to attend the Middleton Fair, helping out on the Rotary Club of D’Entrecasteaux-Channel’s sausage sizzle.

   

4 February 2012

Senator Bilyk attended the Australia Day Honours Ceremony at Huonville and met with award recipients.

   

 

25 January 2012

 

 

 

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