Mr Craig Kelly MP, Federal Member for Hughes will be visiting Moran Residential Aged Care, Engadine on 24th September at 10.30am to donate books to the residents library following a recent book drive. In addition, he would love the opportunity to have a Q&A with Moran residents and their families about any issues they may wish to raise with him.
Craig Kelly became the 1077th Member of the House of Representatives, following the 2010 election, representing the Federal seat of Hughes. Craig entered parliament with a unique set of experiences, and who, along with his wife Vicki, care for his son Trent, who was born with Downs Syndrome 18 years ago and later diagnosed with Autism. Of caring for Trent, Craig said in his maiden speech that it “has made me a better person. It has made me fully appreciate that each individual has a real value of their own, and the dignity of every individual must be respected.”
Craig has thirty years’ experience in small business, across the areas of wholesale, retail, import/export and manufacturing. He entered parliament with a drive and determination to make a difference in this sector. Craig believes small business is the engine room of the economy, and that a strong small business sector strengthens the fabric of society. In government, Craig has been appointed to key posts including serving on the House Economics Committee and the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade, as well as Chairing the Parliamentary Committee on Law Enforcement.