As a Senator for Victoria, I aim to stand-up for the best interests of Victoria in the Senate and provide a range of services to the people of Victoria – including individual constituents, community groups and businesses.
My office is available during business hours to provide assistance with any concerns or enquiries you may have on Federal Government matters.
Listed below are some useful links to Commonwealth self-help services. Most times, these are the best avenue to access the assistance you are seeking.
If you have a question on an area of federal responsibility that is not adequately answered online, then please contact my office on 03 9428 1773 or via email email@example.com
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The Federal Government provides complimentary Australian, Torres Strait Island and Aboriginal flags to schools and non-profit organisations such as the RSL. My office can supply eligible organisations and individuals with Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags.
To be eligible, you must be based in Victoria and be a:
School, local council, church or other non-profit or benevolent community organisation, association or group which have occasion to display the flag from flagpoles on their premises, or which display the flag on special occasions, or in halls or meeting rooms.
Community organisation, Australian exchange student or humanitarian worker undertaking official visits or duties overseas.
family member, or an ex-service organisation representative, for use at the funeral of an Australian war veteran.
Letters and Certificates of Congratulations
Australians celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary can receive personal congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The Queen.
If you or someone you know is celebrating such a milestone, my office can assist you with a letter or certificate of congratulations. A Letter of Congratulations Request form can be filled in from our site.
You will need to provide supporting documentation like birth certificates or marriage certificates. If these are not available, you can provide a statutory declaration. Statutory declaration forms are available at any post office.
Remember to allow enough notice time (generally 6 weeks). (hyperlink to guidelines/procedures)
If you are 17 or have recently turned 18, moved to a new house or changed your name, you will need to complete a new electoral enrolment form. To check your current enrolment details, visit the Australian Electoral Commission by clicking on the link below. Information concerning changes to enrolment deadlines are available from the website below: (include AEC website https://www.aec.gov.au/ )
Letters of Support
Minister Hume is unable to award grant funding, and often grants are subject to stringent criteria. However, when applications from the community are put forward Minister Hume may be able to offer her support as a Victorian Senator and has been proud to support many local and significant projects across Victoria. Please get in contact with the office to discuss your application by clicking here.