BUSHFIRE ASSISTANCE FOR SCENIC RIM WELCOMED

Disaster assistance has been made available for the Scenic Rim communities of Canungra, Beechmont Township, Binna Burra, Sarabah and parts of Illinbah for those affected by severe bushfires currently burning in the region. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport…

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LOCAL GOODS SUPPORTING LOCAL INDUSTRY

Despite a wild-held assumption that manufacturing is dead, firms in regional Queensland are investing in expansion and powering ahead. Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz recently visited Moore Trailers in Pittsworth, a firm that is currently preparing to double their size and production. Scott Buchholz said it was a pleasant surprise…

FEDERAL FUNDING TO FIX 14 ‘BLACK SPOTS’ IN QUEENSLAND

Fourteen additional dangerous crash sites on Queensland roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said today’s announcement would see an additional $10.41 million delivered across the…

THE EKKA – WHERE CITY MEETS COUNTRY

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz joined with Queenslanders from across the State at the RNA Showgrounds for one of the largest agricultural showcase events of the year. The Royal Queensland Show, affectionately known as the ‘Ekka’ officially commenced on Friday 9 August.  Scott Buchholz said it was the state’s biggest ‘coming together’ moment for…

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STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES IN WRIGHT

The Liberal National Government has committed $150,000 to fund local community infrastructure projects across the electorate of Wright. Scott Buchholz said the Government has provided funding under Round 5 of the Stronger Communities Programme and he called for expressions of interest for local projects. “These investments are vital to delivering local community infrastructure for the…

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…