Media Releases

Read Matt Keogh’s latest media releases, speeches and the latest news.

Lions Club to continue to spread Christmas Joy

Last Thursday I presented the Armadale-Kelmscott Lions Club with a cheque for $12,000 from the Burt Stronger Communities Program 2017-18 for a new community Santa Sleigh.

Local kids miss out because Turnbull cancels parliament

Our school kids have been left high and dry by Malcolm Turnbull cancelling the House of Representatives sitting next week when they were planning to visit.

Australia says 'Yes' to Marriage Equality

Today Australia reaffirmed our support for the ideal of a fair go through voicing their overwhelming support for love, equality and fairness by voting ‘Yes’.

Local sporting champion to represent Australia in Bulgaria

Last week I presented Kai Torsvik, one of Burt’s Local Sporting Champions with an Australian flag to take with him to Sofia, Bulgaria to represent Australia at the 2017 World Trampolining Championships.

100th Anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba

Today we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of a famous Australian victory, the Battle of Beersheba.

Eligible permanent residents should apply immediately

I urge permanent residents who want to become Australian citizens to apply for citizenship.