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2013 News Archive



Senator Bilyk was proud to host an event to thank Edna Pennicott for all her hard work on behalf of the Kingborough Helping hands group

18 December 2013

It was with great respect that Senator Bilyk signed the memorial book to the late Nelson Mandela in Parliament House


10 December 2013

 
Senator Bilyk warns ANZAC pilgrims to be wary of Gallipoli scams
19 November 2013


Senator Bilyk raises funds for families of sick kids 
9 November 2013


Senator Bilyk supports International Brain Tumour Awareness week 
18 October 2013


Senator Bilyk elected as new Deputy Opposition Whip
18 October 2013

Senator Bilyk joined the Member for Franklin, Julie Collins MP, and members of the Kingborough community to inspect the Summerleas Road-Huon Highway intersection which will be upgraded to improve safety through $17.5m of Australian Government funding.

 

22 August 2013

Labor candidates cook for a cure

21 August 2013

Wayraparattee child and family centre opened.

16 August 2013

Look-out for Tax Rebate Scams

15 August 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #10

8 August 2013

The new Express Plus Apps now make it easier to interact with Centrelink. For more information, click here.

5 August 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #9

1 August 2013

HEYWIRE is an annual competition for young people from regional Australia. It's also a powerful platform for your stories, ideas and opinions. For more information on how to enter, click here.

29 July 2013

Kingston Seniors 'Appy to skip the queue

26 July 2013

Australian Government supports conference on Haemochromatosis

23 July 2013

Senator Bilyk is pleased to support the cap that! campaign asking Australian teachers to simply turn on captions on videos shown in class to boost learning and literacy for all students. For more information, visit the website at: www.capthat.com.au

22 July 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #8

Cyber-Safety Tip #8

18 July 2013

Overload Exhibition

Haemochromatosis Australia presents Overload, a group art show for Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2013 at:

The Stable Gallery, Cooleys Hotel, Main Road, Moonah

to be opened by: Senator Catryna Bilyk - Labor Senator for Tasmania 6pm - Wednesday 7 August 2013

16 July 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #7

11 July 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #6

4 July 2013

Cyber Safety Committee formed to Inquire into 'sexting'

1 July 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #5

27 June 2013

Jojnt Select Committee on Cyber-Safety presents final report

25 June 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #4

20 June 2013

Senator Bilyk participated in Pollie Skin Check Day, at Parliament House in Canberra today. Every year, in Australia skin cancers account for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers and between 95 and 99% of skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun. For more information click here, or visit the Cancer Council’s website here.

18 June 2013

Click here for a summary of just some of the achiements of the Labor Government

17 June 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #3

13 June 2013

Kingborough Chronicle Comment Column - A secure future for Tasmanians with disability

11 June 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #2

6 June 2013

Senator Bilyk's Weekly Cyber-Safety Tips #1

30 May 2013

Senator Bilyk joins parents and children to walk to Snug Primary School. 

Senator Bilyk Joins Parents and Children to Walk to Snug Primary School.

24 May 2013

Walk Safely to School 2013

National Walk Safely to School Day
Friday 24 May is Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is an annual, national event when all Primary School children will be encouraged to walk and commute safely to school. It is a Community Event seeking to promote Road Safety, Health, Public Transport and the Environment. For more information, click here.

21 May 2013

The carbon price has been in place since 1 July 2012 and we are already seeing an impact in cleaning up Australia’s economy. Find out more information about how carbon pollution is being reduced across the nation click here and to see how it is working in your local community see the Clean Energy Future Map avaliable here.

20 May 2013

Senator Bilyk Launched National Families Week 2013 at the Good Beginnings Early Years Centre in South Hobart. For more information go to the National Families Week 2013 website. 

National Families Week 2013

17 May 2013

The Federal Budget in 3 Minutes

Budget in 3 Minute Video

15 May 2013 

Cyber-Safety Committee Recommends New Ways to Keep Seniors Cyber-safe

19 April 2013

Sons of the clouds screened in the Australian Federal Parliament

23 March 2013

Labor Senators disappointed about ABC’s lack of commitment to regional diversity

21 March 2013

 Ovarian Cancer 'Morning Teal'

Senator Bilyk with Tasmanian Labor Senators Lin Thorp, Carol Brown and Anne Urquhart at today’s raising awareness at the Ovarian Cancer ‘Morning Teal’ event at Parliament House.

27 February 2013

Senator Bilyk showing her support for improved education funding.

Senator Bilyk showing her support for improved education funding.

5 February 2013

 

Hobart Inquiry to Quiz ABC over local job losses

31 January 2013

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St Aloysius Catholic College Fair

I was privileged to open this year's fair at St Aloysius Catholic College.
Nearly every school has a fair as a major fixture in their calendar - and not just for fundraising but for bringing the community together. It was lovely to see so many people brave the weather. 
Thank you for inviting me to open and congratulations on another successful fair.



13 November 2016


Parkinsons Australia

Last week I met with Parkinson's Australia CEO Steve Sant to discuss the issues that people living with Parkinson's face and how to improve their quality of life.

9 November 2016


Palliative Care Lunchbox Briefing

Pleased to chair a Lunchbox Briefing with Palliative Care Australia at Parliament House yesterday. Dr Peter Allcroft, Dr Linda Sheehan, Professor Ben White and Mr Simon Murphy engaged in a wide ranging conversation about the legal, ethical, and medical issues surrounding euthanasia and palliative care.


9 November 2016



Walk for Brain Cancer 2016

On Sunaday November 6, I was pleased to hold the third annual Walk for Brain Cancer Tasmania. We had over 300 walkers take part this year and raised over a staggering $40,000 to help end this insidious disease, which kills more Australian children than any other disease.  


6 November 2016




Barassi Debate 2016 Breakfast

The Lord’s Taverners Australia is a Federated autonomous organisation with branches in all States and Territories and approximately 3000 members. Since its inception in 1982, the organisation has raised and disbursed more than $10 million in cash and kind, with disbursements in 2012-13 in the order of $417,000 across a wide range of sports and recreational activities for disadvantaged or disabled young people.

  

20 August 2016


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