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Lockyer Valley gets $3.7m to fix black spots
28 April, 2016 MOTORISTS will get a safer run on local roads through a $3.7m Commonwealth investment in road safety for the Lockyer Valley. Projects will be carried out at Gatton, Laidley, Laidley North, Kensington Grove, Regency Downs, Lake Clarendon, Lower Tenthill and Lockyer Waters, with construction expec... Read more
Safety boost for Beaudesert veterans
22 April, 2016 VETERANS will be able to seek support in a safer environment when the Beaudesert RSL Sub-Branch replaces its old and uneven carpet through a Commonwealth grant. The organisation, which looks after the welfare of serving and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Force and their families, will... Read more
RSRT abolition saves livelihoods
21 April, 2016 OWNER drivers will be able to get back on the road and regain their livelihoods after the Federal Parliament abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) late Monday night. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said scrapping the RSRT – which Labor established in 2012 under t... Read more
Good turn for Gold Coast Woodturners
20 April, 2016 THE Gold Coast Woodturners will be able to do a good turn for even more people in the community after securing $5425 in Commonwealth funding towards two new woodturning lathes. The community group – which will pitch in for the $10,851 project – will use the two new lathes to cater to... Read more
New campaign to break the cycle of violence against women
20 April, 2016 FEDERAL Member for Wright has urged the local community get involved in a national campaign on how disrespect towards girls can grow into something more serious. Stop it at the start aims to help families, teachers, sports coaches and others challenge their own views about respectful relationsh... Read more
$10,000 boost for Boonah Golf Club
12 April, 2016 BOONAH Golf Club members are swinging their clubs in joy after they secured $10,000 in federal government funding towards a new greens mower. The mower – which they will also pitch in for – will replace their archaic high-maintenance 25-year-old ride-on. The club expects getting ... Read more
Independence boost for people in wheelchairs
11 April, 2016 GATTON people in wheelchairs will get a new sense of independence and freedom after local service Anuha secured $9655 in Commonwealth funding towards a wheelchair lift for its community transport bus. The lift – which Anuha will also pitch in for – will allow people in wheelchairs to bo... Read more
Old signs to become history
07 April, 2016 WORN out old signs will become history when the Tamborine Mountain Historical Society replaces more than 50 of them through a $5000 federal government grant. The $10,000 project – which the society will contribute $5000 cash, labour and materials towards – is expected to enhance the exp... Read more
Safer passage on Sandy Creek Road
30 March, 2016 HUNDREDS of local industry staff and contractors will have a safer run to work after a $750,000 upgrade to Sandy Creek Road at Bromelton was completed. Workers have laid the final seal on the stretch of the heavily-used road, which links to major employers AJ Bush and Sons, Gelita and Neils... Read more
Peak Crossing koala project a boost for local jobs
22 March, 2016 A KOALA habitat restoration project at Peak Crossing is set to boost the environment and help local youth get jobs. With the help of the federal government’s Green Army program, weeds will be cleared and native food trees planted at the Queensland Trust for Nature site on Mt Flinders Road. T... Read more
Construction industry reform critical for our future
21 March, 2016 TIGHTENING up union corruption in the construction industry is so crucial that it is worth potentially heading to an early election for, says Wright MP Scott Buchholz. Mr Buchholz on Monday spoke up in support of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s moves to bring MPs and Senators back to Can... Read more
17 March, 2016 ON Tuesday, March 15 the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal heard AIG and other peak bodies’ applications to delay the commencement date of the Payments Order, which applies to independent contractor drivers across Australia. Ministers Michaeli... Read more
Buchholz urges vaccinations for children
14 March, 2016 WRIGHT MP Scott Buchholz is urging families to make sure their children are immunised as local vaccination rates lag behind the national average. The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register shows vaccination rates for infants aged 12 to 15 months sit at 84 per cent locally – 8 per cent be... Read more
Historic Beaudesert Show grandstand to be restored
10 March, 2016 A HISTORIC grandstand which has been a vantage point for Beaudesert Show -goers from across the state for generations is being restored through Commonwealth funding. The Beaudesert Show Society is carrying out the $10,734 restoration through a $5367 federal government Stronger Communities progr... Read more
Green Army boosts confidence and skills for youth
07 March, 2016 A KOORALBYN woman who graduated from the Green Army recently has praised the program for giving her new confidence, skills and independence. Oasis Langtree, 21, was one of 11 young people to graduate from the federally funded training and employment program after six months of planting trees and c... Read more
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