DROUGHT COMMUNITIES PROGRAMME

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has confirmed he is putting the case for the Scenic Rim to be recognised under the Drought Communities Programme. “I’ve been in regular contact with Minister Littleproud, putting the case for why the Scenic Rim needs to be included in future rounds.   “I wrote to the Minister again in…

Central Highlands Mayor puts local roads and infrastructure front and centre to Federal Government

The Federal Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz has met with Central Highlands Mayor Kerry Hayes to discuss what local infrastructure projects can be fast-tracked. The Assistant Minister travelled to Emerald to meet with Cr Hayes following the Federal Government’s recent announcement on plans to bring forward infrastructure spending to boost…

SCENIC RIM ELIGIBLE FOR TAX REPRIEVE

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz today said Scenic Rim residents and businesses with outstanding tax obligations were eligible for a reprieve in their Tax obligations.   “I've made representations to the Assistant Treasurer to ensure that Scenic Rim residents are eligible for a deferral. The Minister has assured me that residents impacted by bushfire…

NEW BENEFITS FOR VETERAN CARD HOLDERS

Thousands of offers are now available to Veteran Card holders from businesses across Australia, as part of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant which passed Parliament recently. Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the Veteran Card is providing the opportunity for businesses and organisations across the country to show their support and recognition of veterans and…

Questacon comes to Queensland

Science buffs and local students are encouraged to explore their scientific streak when the Shell Questacon Science Circus rolls into Logan later this month. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen said the show was an opportunity for students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects to engage with these disciplines in a…