Postmans Ridge Road realignment complete

Drivers are set to benefit from a safer and smoother journey through the Lockyer Valley following completion of the Postmans Ridge Road realignment works as part of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC). Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the opening of the new realignment and Murphys Creek Road overpass would improve connections as…

Local Sporting Champions recognised

16 local young athletes are on track for a bright future after receiving a $500 Local Sporting Champions Grant to pursue their sporting dreams. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz presented the awards in a special ceremony and praised the inspiring sporting stars for their success on the track, field and court. “These young athletes…

Boost for Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch

The Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch will take their services on the road after receiving a boost through the Federal Government’s Veteran and Community Grants Program.  The Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch received $20,396.09 to help with the cost of purchasing, furnishing and maintaining the Dr Robert Maher Welfare Trailer. Senior Vice President Steve Monteath said the…

Blessing for Parish Community Centre

Works have begun at the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Parish Community Centre in Gatton to provide a safer and more welcoming environment for the local community. The Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Parish received $20,000 through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program to bitumen the car park and install air conditioning and…

Think big – Regional Growth Fund now open

The Coalition Government’s highly anticipated Regional Growth Fund is officially open for applications and the Member for Wright Scott Buchholz is calling for big ideas from the community that could help shape the future of the region. Mr Buchholz said the $272 million Regional Growth Fund would support major projects in regional, rural and remote…

800 locals off welfare and into work

More than 800 locals in Wright have gained a job through the Coalition Government’s wage subsidy program since 2015. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said wage subsidies were playing a strong role in helping some of Wright’s most disadvantaged people looking for work get an opportunity to show an employer they are a valuable…

Boost for local green thumbs

Local community, Landcare and environment groups can now apply for funding to help restore the local environment, under the Coalition Government’s $5 million Environment Small Grants opportunity. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz urged local green thumbs to apply for funding to help deliver natural resource management activities that improve the quality of the local…