国会新闻摘要2018年9月10 - 13日
本周早些时候，我还加入了Sky News Australia的外来人员计划团队，在那里我被问及我们在维多利亚州面临的犯罪问题。
最后，政府最近宣布，从2018年10月1日起，我们将资助药物Orkambi® - 一种囊性纤维化治疗，可显着延长患者的生命。这项措施将使受影响的家庭每年节省高达25万元。
Parliament Update 10-13 Sept 2018
This week in Parliament has seen the Government continue to implement measures designed to boost our economy and deliver for hardworking Australians.
I'm pleased that the Senate has now passed our legislation to extend the $20,000 instant asset write-off for small businesses. Across Australia, there are around 3.3 million small businesses with an annual turnover of less than $10 million that will continue to have access to the write-off.
Today in The Australian newspaper, I discussed some of the issues we face as a result of infrastructure not keeping up with high immigration and population growth in our large cities.
Linking infrastructure with migration would mean reducing immigration into our large cities and outer suburbs until transport infrastructure has a chance to catch up.
Earlier this week, I also joined the team at Sky News Australia's Offsiders programme where I was asked about the crime issues we face in Victoria.
My response was that in Daniel Andrews Victoria we have a no arrest policy, if someone is arrested they get bail, and if they ever go to court they get a slap on the wrist.
You can read my opinion piece and view my interview by clicking on the links below.
Finally, the Government has recently announced that from 1 October 2018, we will be subsidising the medicine Orkambi® - a cystic fibrosis treatment which significantly extends the lives of patients. This measure will save impacted families up to a quarter of a million dollars a year.
This announcement is a great win for many in our community and something that a number of local residents with loved-ones who suffer from this debilitating disease have contacted me about. I am so pleased that we have been able to deliver this outcome thanks to our record $2.4 billion investment in new medicines.
You can read transcripts or watch videos of my speeches in Parliament by either clicking on the articles below or by visiting www.michaelsukkar.com.au.
The Hon. Michael Sukkar MP
Federal Member for Deakin