Girl and Woman of the Year Dance

Wright Electorate: Girl and Woman of the Year Dance Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (1.51 pm)—I rise to inform the House that the spirit of regional Queensland is alive and well. And there is no better place to witness an event of country hospitality than the Girl and Woman of the Year dance at Tamrookum Memorial Hall,…

Economy

Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (9.52 pm)— We have heard many calls for greater regulation of banks, but I am not convinced that it is quite so simple. We should be careful in proposing increased regulation of the banking sector because we cannot be certain what the outcomes might be. The Greens claim that greater regulation will…

Broadband

Mr BUCHHOLZ (2.29 pm)—My question is to the Prime Minister. I refer the Prime Minister to her statement during the election campaign that she opposed increases in the age pension in Cabinet because, and I quote: ‘We are talking about expenditure of more than $50 billion over the next 10 years. That’s a lot of…

Relay for Life

Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (7.20 pm)—I rise to acknowledge the random acts of kindness that happen continually in my electorate of Wright and, as I noted in my maiden speech, the numerous generous acts that happen on a daily basis throughout my electorate by the silent majority who go quietly about their business. However, it would…

Food Security

Wright Electorate: Food Security Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (4.24 pm)—According to the 2010 Intergenerational Report, Australia will have a population of 35 million by 2050, with over six million of these people living in South-East Queensland. In my electorate of Wright there are at least two new cities on the planning agenda, one at Yarrabilba and…