JOINT STATEMENT: CHANGES TO SUPPORT CRITICAL SUPPLY CHAIN WORKFORCE WELCOMED

The Australian transport, freight and logistics sector has welcomed the National Cabinet’s decision to relieve pressures on the industry’s workforce.   Assistant Minister Scott Buchholz said the changes from today’s National Cabinet meeting were the result of Government working with and listening to the needs of industry.   “Throughout this pandemic we have worked closely…

Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days

Applications under round two of the Coalition Government’s Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program will open on 28 January 2022. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud and Member Wright Scott Buchholz said the Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program is a way to give show societies a much-needed cash injection after…

New trucking apprenticeship to keep driving Australia’s economy

The Morrison Government has cleared the road for a new truck driving apprenticeship to help secure Australia’s economic recovery, following calls from the transport and logistic sector for a nationally agreed qualification to meet future workforce challenges. The new national apprenticeship, Certificate III in Driving Operations, will see the industry in conjunction with states and…

A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR THE CAMPDRAFT

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government is investing in a stronger community, with $9,300 for the Gatton Campdraft Association under round six of the Stronger Communities Programme (SCP).   Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz joined State Member for Lockyer, Jim McDonald, Mick and Pauline Brennan of the Gatton Campdraft Association to make the announcement.…

DRIVE TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE THIS FESTIVE SEASON

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and Australians’ minds turn to long-awaited travel over the upcoming festive season, the Australian Government is urging people to drive safely. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce said these holidays are the first chance for many Australians to reconnect with loved ones, friends and…

$50 MILLION FOR FLOOD MITIGATION INFRASTRUCTURE

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has announced applications have opened for a further $50 million for priority flood mitigation infrastructure projects across the country.   The National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program provides funding to State and Territory Government’s to deliver priority flood mitigation infrastructure projects. Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz said the Liberal…