Statement on Same Sex Marriage Postal Survey results
20 November, 2017 This Government made a promise to the Australian people that they could have their say about Same Sex Marriage. I strongly supported the postal survey as it gave the opportunity for all Australians to be a part of the conversation. Given the 79.5% participation rate it is clear the people did want t... Read more
New school buildings for Silkwood School
10 November, 2017 Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz today officially opened the new learning facilities at Silkwood School at Mount Nathan. Students and staff at Silkwood School now have full use of their new administration office, art room, science laboratory, eight general learning areas, library/resource a... Read more
Is the next big Smart Farms idea in Wright?
01 November, 2017 Local farmers, fishers, community and industry groups can now apply for grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 to protect and improve the condition of soil, vegetation and biodiversity in Wright. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the grants were available through the National Landcare Pr... Read more
Safer travels on the Cunningham Highway
27 October, 2017 Works worth $12.5 million are now complete on the Cunningham Highway at Warrill View, providing a smoother and safer road surface for motorists. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the works had improved flood immunity and road safety on the section of the Cunningham Highway. “The ... Read more
Instant asset write-off benefitting local businesses
24 October, 2017 Over 2,500 small businesses in Wright have taken advantage of the Coalition Government’s instant asset write-off according to 2015-16 tax office data. “The instant asset write-off is directly helping small businesses in Wright increase their bottom lines and improve cash flow which mean... Read more
Working together in Wright to farm smarter
19 October, 2017 Local innovative and talented organisations and individuals in primary production can now apply for grants of up to $4 million to implement sustainable land management practices. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the grants were available through the National Landcare Program’s ne... Read more
“Quiet revolution” on low rate credit card rates scores another win
12 October, 2017 Today’s announcement by the Commonwealth Bank that it will introduce a new credit card with an interest rate of just 9.9% is a “win for common sense and consumers” claims Federal MP Scott Buchholz who has been pressuring the Banks on this issue over a  year. As a Member of th... Read more
Chardon Bridge opens to traffic
05 October, 2017 The new and improved $3.2 million Chardon Bridge at Cedar Creek has officially opened to traffic. The Logan City Council and City of Gold Coast replaced the timber bridge with a modern two-lane concrete structure through a $1.6 million grant from the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Progr... Read more
Safer Communities Fund now open for applications
04 October, 2017 Local councils and community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding through Round Two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said investment in security infrastructure at local crime hotspots would reduce fear of crime and con... Read more
Boost for local Veterans’ Support Centre
29 September, 2017 The Veterans’ Support Centre Lockyer/Brisbane Valley will continue to support local veterans and their families after securing funding through the Building Excellence in Support and Training grants program. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Veterans’ Support Cen... Read more
Bridge upgrades to improve safety in Wright
28 September, 2017 Local road users will have access to safer and more reliable travel when nine bridges in Wright are upgraded through the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. The nine bridges will be upgraded at a total cost of $23.19 million to be co-funded by the Federal Government and the Scenic R... Read more
Locals missing millions in super
27 September, 2017 Locals are missing out on millions in lost or unclaimed superannuation, the latest figures from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) show. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said over $70 million in super from across the electorate was sitting unclaimed. “There are many ways people can lose... Read more
Applications open for Armistice Day Centenary Grants
22 September, 2017 Local community organisations, schools and councils are encouraged to apply for funding under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program. “The one-off grants program will support local, community-based projects and activities that commemorate the end of the First World War,” Federal Member ... Read more
Category C funding deadline extended
21 September, 2017 Local primary producers in the Scenic Rim, Logan and parts of the Gold Coast and Lockyer Valley will now have until 12 January 2018 to apply for Category C Recovery Grants. “Many farmers, growers and producers were severely impacted by the recent flooding and are still on the road to recovery... Read more
Local community flying high with RAAF Amberley
15 September, 2017 The local community is flying high after a report by KPMG found the Government’s commitment to the RAAF Base Amberley will create almost 7000 jobs by 2020 and inject $1.2 billion into the Queensland economy. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz welcomed the report and the positive effects... Read more
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