Scenic Rim bridge upgrades complete

Local road users will have access to safer and more reliable travel after two bridges in the Scenic Rim were upgraded with the support of the Federal Government. Adams Bridge at Rosevale and Churchbank Bridge at Mutdapilly were replaced along with Tramway Bridge at Christmas Creek through a partnership of the national Bridges Renewal Program…

Digging deep for our diggers

 Soldiers serving abroad will get a taste of the Fassifern’s country hospitality this Christmas when the Rotary Club of Fassifern Valley sends 60 Digger Boxes to troops overseas. The club will send the boxes through the Australian Government’s Support the Troops initiative, with items to be sent and packed by this Friday. Donations of small,…

Building Better Regions Fund now open

Local organisations are encouraged to apply for Round Two of the Building Better Regions Fund, with applications now open for funding to support job creation and economic growth in Wright. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the Australian Government was investing in the local region. “The Building Better Regions Fund supports local businesses and…

McAuley College officially opened

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has officially opened the new learning facilities at McAuley College in Beaudesert. Students and staff at McAuley College now have full use of their new general learning areas, a science room, a home economics room, an art and manual arts room, an administration area, a library, pupil amenities and…

New school buildings for Silkwood School

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz today officially opened the new learning facilities at Silkwood School at Mount Nathan. Students and staff at Silkwood School now have full use of their new administration office, art room, science laboratory, eight general learning areas, library/resource area, amenities, lift, plant room, cover area, covered outdoor area and additional…

Is the next big Smart Farms idea in Wright?

Local farmers, fishers, community and industry groups can now apply for grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 to protect and improve the condition of soil, vegetation and biodiversity in Wright. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the grants were available through the National Landcare Program’s new $50 million Smart Farming Small Grants program. “Our…

Working together in Wright to farm smarter

Local innovative and talented organisations and individuals in primary production can now apply for grants of up to $4 million to implement sustainable land management practices. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the grants were available through the National Landcare Program’s new $60 million Smart Farming Partnerships. “I encourage primary producers though farming systems…