Chardon Bridge opens to traffic

The new and improved $3.2 million Chardon Bridge at Cedar Creek has officially opened to traffic. The Logan City Council and City of Gold Coast replaced the timber bridge with a modern two-lane concrete structure through a $1.6 million grant from the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz welcomed the…

Safer Communities Fund now open for applications

Local councils and community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding through Round Two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said investment in security infrastructure at local crime hotspots would reduce fear of crime and contribute to greater community safety across Wright. “Only safe communities can be strong…

Boost for local Veterans’ Support Centre

The Veterans’ Support Centre Lockyer/Brisbane Valley will continue to support local veterans and their families after securing funding through the Building Excellence in Support and Training grants program. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Veterans’ Support Centre on receiving $29,745.82 through the grants program. “This funding will go a long way to helping…

Super

Locals missing millions in super

Locals are missing out on millions in lost or unclaimed superannuation, the latest figures from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) show. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said over $70 million in super from across the electorate was sitting unclaimed. “There are many ways people can lose contact with their superannuation, including changing jobs, which…

Applications open for Armistice Day Centenary Grants

Local community organisations, schools and councils are encouraged to apply for funding under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program. “The one-off grants program will support local, community-based projects and activities that commemorate the end of the First World War,” Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said. “Eligible projects include establishing new or restoring existing memorials, the…

Local Sporting Champions recognised

20 local young athletes are hopping, skipping and jumping for joy 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 superstars for their success on the track, in the pool and on the…