Flu vaccines to protect older locals

The Coalition Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to locals aged 65 years and over – free of charge. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said this was in direct response to last year’s horrific flu season, which had a devastating impact around the world, and was aimed squarely at saving lives. “The…

Tropical Cyclone Debbie

TC Debbie recovery begins

A year after the damage and destruction of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie construction of two bridges and the restoration of road networks across the electorate have been given the green light following more than $11 million in funding from the Commonwealth, State Governments and Local Governments. Restoration works will be carried out on Bakers Road…

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…