PaTH

Local young people on PaTH to success

More local young people will get the employment start they need, with the Australian Retailers Association’s partnering with the Coalition Government to deliver up to 10,000 internships to young Australians. “Nothing beats hands-on experience for gaining skills and knowledge. This initiative will provide practical work experience and help local young people get and keep a…

Local Member for Wright “deployed”

Local Federal Member Scott Buchholz donned army fatigues and a buzz cut this week to be “deployed” with Australian Defence Force personnel participating in Operation Talisman Sabre in Shoalwater Bay in north Queensland. Mr Buchholz is part of the Australian Defence Force Parliamentary Program observing the biggest joint exercise by Australian and American military personnel,…

Boonah Community Garden Association Growing

The Boonah Community Garden Association has received a boost to continue its work in the local community after receiving a Commonwealth Volunteer Grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Boonah Community Garden Association, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program. The Boonah Community Garden Association…

Boost for local Lions Club

The Lions Club of Gatton has received a boost to continue its work in the local community after receiving a Commonwealth Volunteer Grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Lions Club of Gatton, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program. The Lions Club of Gatton…

Applications open for Stronger Communities Program

Community groups are reminded that nominations are being sought for worthwhile local projects as part of Round Three of the highly successful Stronger Communities Program. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz encouraged local community organisations and sporting clubs to apply now. “The Stronger Communities Program supports developments in the local community that deliver social benefits,…

Supporting Younger Veterans grants available

Local RSLs and veteran’s support organisations are encouraged to apply for funding under the Supporting Younger Veterans grants program for projects that help members of the Defence Force as they transition back into civilian life. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the grants program delivers services for younger veterans and helps raise awareness of…

Boost to keep making history

The Laidley District Historical Society has received a boost to continue its work in the local community after receiving a Commonwealth Grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Laidley District Historical Society, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program. Laidley District Historical Society received $5,000…

Tourism numbers on the rise

More Australian and international tourists are visiting the local area and seeing for themselves the beauty and splendour our region has to offer. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said this is fantastic news for the growing local tourism industry which continues to go from strength to strength. “The National and International Visitor Surveys from…