Bushfire recovery

BUSHFIRE AGENCY COMES TO THE SCENIC RIM

Major General Andrew Hocking of the National Bushfire Recovery Agency (NBRA) and Queensland Recovery coordinator Ian Stewart joined Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz in the region last Friday to discuss the bushfire recovery in the Scenic Rim. Mr Buchholz said he wanted to take the opportunity to provide Major General Hocking with a better…

SAFETY ‘ENABLERS’ TO HELP DRIVE DOWN ROAD TRAUMA

Twenty projects aimed at reducing road trauma in Australia will benefit from funding under the Australian Government’s Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund.  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said key road safety organisations and local governments will share in $4 million in funding over four years.  “Projects…

SCENIC RIM LEADERS WELCOME FUNDING ASSISTANCE

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz and Scenic Rim Mayor, Greg Christensen have welcomed an announcement by the Australian Government for further Disaster Funding for the region. Earlier today, the Australian Government announced $60 million in further assistance for 42 local government areas across Australia.  The Scenic Rim will receive support in the form of…

‘BEST’ BOOST FOR HELIDON RSL

The Helidon RSL Sub-Branch will receive a boost to their Veteran support and advocacy service, thanks to the Federal Government’s Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants programme. Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz announced the new funding alongside Helidon RSL President, Chris Forden. “The BEST grants provide funding for RSL’s and other Veterans…