Speeches

Congratulations to Beaudesert dairy industry: Speech to Parliament
18 October, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (16:29): I rise today to highlight the plight of the Australian dairy industry and in particular the dairy industry in Queensland, and South-East Queensland, which is doing it incredibly tough at the moment. I also rise to put my support behind Beaudesert, which was recently ann... Read more
Tackling energy costs: Speech to Parliament
17 October, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (18:54): It gives me great pleasure to make a contribution to the private member's motion from the member for Dawson. I'm going to outline what the motion speaks to. There are five parts to it. The first talks about the long-term global predictions for coal usage and how that fi... Read more
Local Sporting Champions: Speech to Parliament
17 October, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (16:40): I rise to celebrate the success of some of the young sportswomen and sportsmen of my electorate. Congratulations to the Wright recipients of round 1 of this year's Local Sporting Champions grants program. I recently held a ceremony to present our local sporting stars wi... Read more
Public Works Committee Report: Speech to Parliament
17 October, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (12:16): On behalf of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works, I present the committee's report entitled Referrals made June 2017 (7th report of 2017). Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). By leave—The first project... Read more
Rising energy prices: Speech to Parliament
15 September, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (13:52): I want to take this opportunity to add my voice to the many voices of reason that are calling for a rethink when it comes to renewable energy subsidies or imposed market regulations by mechanisms like the mandatory renewable energy target or the proposed clean energy ta... Read more
RAAF Base Amberley visit: Speech to Parliament
07 September, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (13:53): Recently I had the opportunity to organise an event for the Veterans Support Centre Lockyer/Brisbane Valley, taking members on a tour of the Amberley RAAF base. During our visit, we had the pleasure of meeting with Air Commodore Ken Robinson and viewing a Boeing C-17 Gl... Read more
Wright on Show: Speech to Parliament
17 August, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (10:46): It is wonderful to see my electorate so strongly represented this year at the Brisbane Ekka, a wonderful locality. In my electorate, the biggest contributor to GDP is agriculture, and the Ekka is the biggest showcase in Queensland where city meets the bush. It is a wond... Read more
New and Improved Schools in Wright: Speech to Parliament
16 August, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (13:38): I rise to inform the House about two new schools and some improvements to one of the oldest schools in my electorate and some of the great things that the government is doing in and around that education space. I recently attended the official opening of St Clare's Prim... Read more
Exercise Talisman Sabre: Speech to Parliament
16 August, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (16:15): Recently I had the great pleasure of being part of the Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program, when the shadow minister for defence, Richard Marles, and I attended Exercise Talisman Sabre on Shoalwater Bay—and I want to acknowledge today the servicemen who... Read more
Public Works Committee Report: Speech to Parliament
16 August, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (12:37): On behalf of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works I present the committee's report entitled Referrals made March 2017 (6th report of 2017). Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e).  Mr BUCHHOLZ: by leave—Co... Read more
Springbrook Men's Shed officially open: Speech to Parliament
14 August, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (16:35): An interesting statistic: men take their own lives at four times the rate of women. That's five men a day on average taking their life. Recently, I had the great pleasure of attending the opening of the Springbrook Men's Shed Association. Springbrook is a beautiful litt... Read more
Celebrating the Youth of Wright: Speech to Parliament
08 August, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (13:47): I bring excellent news to the House. I would like to shine a light on the incredible youth talent of a young athlete in my electorate. Local track star—superstar—Riley Day, has continued her run of success. The Australian flag-bearer took silver in the girls... Read more
Praise for BlazeAid: Speech to Parliament
01 June, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (10:21): I rise today to acknowledge a small army of volunteers who have appeared in my electorate, an organisation known around Australia as BlazeAid. They have marched into my electorate to help local farmers fix fences in the aftermath of the recent floods in March. BlazeAid'... Read more
In Memory of Senior Constable Brett Forte: Speech to Parliament
31 May, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (19:55): It is with a very, very heavy heart that I rise in the chamber tonight to express condolences to the family of Senior Constable Brett Forte, a police officer, a hero, who lost his life yesterday in a gunfight in my electorate. Senior Constable Forte was tragically shot ... Read more
Scenic Rim Eat Local Week 2017: Speech to Parliament
31 May, 2017 Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (13:59): All members of the House would know quite well that all politics is local, and there is nothing more local and significant in my electorate than Eat Local Week in the Scenic Rim, hosted by the Scenic Rim Regional Council. Eat Local Week starts on 24 June and goes throug... Read more
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