COMMUNITY THANKS CANUNGRA ICON

Local community leaders have thanked President of the Canungra Sport and Recreation Grounds, Wayne Reiser for his continued service to the local community. Mr Reiser was expected to step down at the most recent annual general meeting, but he opted to continue his service for another term. Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said Wayne was…

INCREASED DRUG TESTING DRIVING SAFER ROADS

The latest roadside drug testing figures have been released with the results showing a seven per cent rise in testing nationwide from 2017 to 2018 – helping to drive down road deaths across the country. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the data shows commitment from all…

SCHOOLS INVITED TO SHARE IN NEW FUNDING

  New equipment, minor building works, air conditioning or additional support to help students could soon be on the way for schools across the region, with the Australian Government providing between $1,000 and $20,000 for projects to improve the learning environment of local schools. Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the Local Schools Community Fund…

AUSTRALIAN AID PROGRAM AN OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE ENGAGEMENT

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has opened applications for Round two of the Australian Aid: Friendship Grants program, to support Australian engagement in the Indo-Pacific region. Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz has called on local organisations, such as charities, church organisations and volunteer groups to participate. “Round one was successful in increasing engagement…

PETITION CLOSING ON MODIFIED MONASH MODEL

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz and principal petitioners from the Tamborine Mountain Medical Practice are calling for all residents to sign and return the petition on the reclassification of Tamborine Mountain under the Modified Monash Model before June 30.   “Working with the Tamborine Mountain Medical Practice team and the local community, we’ve developed…