Last week in Canberra, Maria Vamvakinou MP, the Federal Member for Calwell raised the Autoliv Job losses in Parliament.

“Autoliv is Australia’s largest manufacturer of seatbelts and airbags and it is devastating that the Campbellfield factory has been forced to cut more than half its 900 strong workforce, in order to remain viable in the face of price competition from overseas suppliers.” said Ms Vamvakinou.

As Muslim’s around the world begin to observe the Holy Month of Ramadan, Maria Vamvakinou, Federal Member for Calwell, today conveyed her best wishes to all her Muslim constitutes.
Today in the House of Representatives, Maria Vamvakinou MP, the Federal Member for Calwell moved an amendment, on behalf of the Labor Party, to the Migration (Detention Arrangements) Bill 2005 in the hope of getting a better deal for Temporary Protection VISA and Temporary Humanitarian VISA holders.
Tomorrow Maria Vamvakinou MP, the Federal Member for Calwell, will present two students from the Calwell Electorate the Australian Students Prize for 2004. Both students Miss Dakshinee Kodituwakku (of Roxburgh Park) and Mr Chatura Wijetunga (of Craigieburn) won awards for their outstanding achievement in secondary education.
Today, Maria Vamvakinou MP, the Federal Member for Calwell, congratulated Health Minister Tony Abbott for finally launching the Fifth National HIV-AIDS Strategy, albeit twelve months late given the fourth national strategy expired on 30 June 2004.
“Today’s announcement that automotive parts manufacturer Kozma Industries in Campbellfield will be slashing jobs is another devastating blow to local workers and there families.” said Maria Vamvakinou.
This week in the Australian Parliament, Maria Vamvakinou, the Federal Member for Calwell, spoke about Gary Marshall, an extraordinary and creative local resident and business man who invented a cigarette butt disposal unit known as smokers poles. said Maria Vamvakinou.
“We have seen extraordinary devastation in the United States and like all Australian’s my heart goes out to those effected by Hurricane Katrina.” said Ms Vamvakinou