Dairy code consultations hit Boonah

Dairy farmers, processors and representative organisations are encouraged to have their say to help shape Australia's first mandatory dairy code by consultation in Boonah on Thursday, 22 November. Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz urged local farmers and stakeholders to take part and help improve contracts between farmers and processors. “We need farmers and processors…

Commemorating Remembrance Day in Wright

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz is encouraging all local residents to mark a significant milestone in Australia’s military history by commemorating the centenary of the Armistice that ended the fighting in the First World War. Scott Buchholz said from an Australian population of around 4.5 million, some 416,000 enlisted for service in the Great…

BEST funding to help Laidley RSL Sub-branch to continue delivering Veterans support

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz has announced $17,162 in funding under the Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program for the Laidley RSL Sub Branch. Scott Buchholz said the BEST grants support ex-service organisations like Laidley RSL Sub Branch in providing compensation and welfare assistance to the Defence and veteran communities. “This…

Road safety upgrade for Tarome Road

A heavy vehicle route in Tarome will soon be more efficient, reliable and safer thanks to an upgrade funded under round six of the Liberal and Nationals’ Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program, Scott Buchholz says. “Getting product from paddock to plate is a vital part of Australia’s growing agriculture and transport industries, which…

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Spinal Arthritis patients in Wright to benefit from new medicine added to PBS

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz MP has welcomed the Coalition Government’s decision to make a medication for severe inflammatory spinal arthritis more affordable for local patients saving more than $15,000 a year. Almost 4,000 patients across Australia who are suffering from active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis will benefit when Simponi® (Golimumab) becomes available on the…

Scholarships for regional students in the Scenic Rim, Fassifern and Lockyer Valley

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz has encouraged students in the Scenic Rim, Fassifern and Lockyer Valley to apply for a Government-funded scholarship to study a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) course. Scott Buchholz said applications were now open for the $24 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program. “Scholarships of up to $18,000…