Media Releases


Locals encouraged to “get the jab” to fight winter flu
04 May, 2017 Winter is coming and local residents are being encouraged to get the flu shot to protect themselves against the dreaded sore throat and sniffily nose. “As the weather cools, instances of the flu rise. Getting the flu shot now will better protect you and your family in the winter months,&rdq... Read more
Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim potential to benefit from "tree change" for government departments
26 April, 2017 Selected government departments could enjoy a “tree change” and provide a boost to our region as the Coalition embarks on a decentralisation program - moving Commonwealth agencies and companies from city to country.  “I strongly support our plans to get departments and govern... Read more
Category C funding delivered for local primary producers
15 April, 2017 Local primary producers can now access recovery grants of up to $25,000 with the Federal Government upgrading assistance to Category C funding for the Scenic Rim, Logan and parts of the Gold Coast. “This is the extra help we’ve been seeking for our primary producers affected by the rece... Read more
Flood affected areas open for business
13 April, 2017 Our local region is well and truly “open for business” in the aftermath of the flooding, Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has declared. “Having spoken to many business owners in the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Logan and Gold Coast areas over the past week and a half, I... Read more
Help for young people in Wright to get job-ready
06 April, 2017 The future is bright for young people in Wright who will soon be able to access new Employability Skills Training to help improve their chances of finding and keeping a job. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated local training organisations on securing the contracts to help young ... Read more
Information sessions for flood affected primary producers and small businesses
06 April, 2017 Local primary producers and small businesses are encouraged to attend information sessions about the financial assistance available following the recent wild weather and flooding.  “I am pleased our local primary producers and small businesses will receive the help they need in this chal... Read more
Tax cuts for local small and medium businesses
05 April, 2017 More than 16,500 small and medium sized businesses in our region will receive tax cuts so they can grow and create local jobs, as part of the Coalition’s recently delivered Enterprise Tax Plan.   “These historic cuts mean small businesses from our local butcher and newsagent to th... Read more
Financial assistance for flood affected local residents
03 April, 2017 Local residents are now cleaning up and counting the cost of the flooding that came in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. “So many households and businesses across our region have been impacted upon – with historic flood levels in some areas. I am pleased the Federal Government stepp... Read more
Local “Saluting Their Service” Grants available
27 March, 2017 Local community organisations and schools are being encouraged to apply for funding through the Saluting Their Service Program which supports local commemorations that recognise our servicemen and women. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz put out the call ahead of Anzac Day and said he encou... Read more
Muscling up on fitness
16 March, 2017 RESIDENTS and fitness students alike are going from strength to strength through a steadily expanding gym program at Beaudesert High. The gym – based out of a simple classroom block – has come to signify renewed energy, vitality and strength for the residents who go there for free perso... Read more
Community Heritage Grants applications open
14 March, 2017 GRANTS of up to $15,000 are available for not-for-profit community organisations to help preserve and protect nationally significant collections through the Community Heritage Grants Program. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz encouraged public libraries, museums, historical societies... Read more
RLOA has got it covered
14 March, 2017 A CAR park in a quiet Beaudesert back-street has been transformed into a space fit for outdoor discos, movie nights and twilight markets. Rural Lifestyle Options Australia (RLOA), a local organisation catering to adults with a disability, has big plans for the car park outside its Jade Cottage Acti... Read more
New and improved Tramway Bridge opens to traffic
03 March, 2017 THE new and improved $1.84 million Tramway Bridge at Christmas Creek has opened to traffic. The Scenic Rim Regional Council replaced the single-lane load restricted timber bridge with a modern concrete structure through a $921,000 grant from the federal government's Bridges Renewal program. ... Read more
Revitalising regional education
02 March, 2017 FEDERAL Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has welcomed a review of regional education as a win for students and families in his electorate. The Coalition Government will do a comprehensive review of regional education with the aim of getting more regional, rural and remote students to not just be su... Read more
Kitchen refurb on the menu for Veterans’ Support Centre
28 February, 2017 LOCKYER Valley veterans and their families are the winners out of a $34,237 Commonwealth grant for the Veterans’ Support Centre at Laidley. The Veterans Support Centre Lockyer Valley will use the money towards much-needed upgrades towards their kitchen so they can provide better services for ... Read more
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