Springbrook Men’s Shed officially open

The Springbrook Men’s Shed has raised the roof and officially opened their new home with the help of a $5,000 Commonwealth grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz attended the opening and congratulated the Springbrook Men’s Shed Association on their dedication to the project. “After four years the Springbrook Men’s Shed Association has moved into…

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Local youth on PaTH to employment

The Coalition Government has partnered with the Australian Hotels Association to deliver up to 10,000 internships for young Australians looking to enter the workforce.  “This initiative will deliver highly valuable, practical experience to local young people, helping them develop the skills they need to be job ready,” Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said. Mr…

Fassifern feeding the forces

Australian and American military personnel taking part in Exercise Talisman Sabre in north Queensland were treated to a taste of the Fassifern Valley with locally grown and processed produce on the mess hall menu. “Local producers are serving up a bounty of world-class produce grown right here in the Fassifern Valley,” Federal Member for Wright…

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Local young people on PaTH to success

More local young people will get the employment start they need, with the Australian Retailers Association’s partnering with the Coalition Government to deliver up to 10,000 internships to young Australians. “Nothing beats hands-on experience for gaining skills and knowledge. This initiative will provide practical work experience and help local young people get and keep a…

Local Member for Wright “deployed”

Local Federal Member Scott Buchholz donned army fatigues and a buzz cut this week to be “deployed” with Australian Defence Force personnel participating in Operation Talisman Sabre in Shoalwater Bay in north Queensland. Mr Buchholz is part of the Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program observing the biggest joint exercise by Australian and American military personnel,…

Boonah Community Garden Association Growing

The Boonah Community Garden Association has received a boost to continue its work in the local community after receiving a Commonwealth Volunteer Grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Boonah Community Garden Association, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program. The Boonah Community Garden Association…

Boost for local Lions Club

The Lions Club of Gatton has received a boost to continue its work in the local community after receiving a Commonwealth Volunteer Grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Lions Club of Gatton, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program. The Lions Club of Gatton…

Applications open for Stronger Communities Program

Community groups are reminded that nominations are being sought for worthwhile local projects as part of Round Three of the highly successful Stronger Communities Program. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz encouraged local community organisations and sporting clubs to apply now. “The Stronger Communities Program supports developments in the local community that deliver social benefits,…