Bank inquiry continues to bring results

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has welcomed moves by Australia’s big banks to lower credit card interest rates following his rigorous questioning during last year’s Parliamentary inquiry into the banking sector. Earlier this year ANZ announced cuts to credit card interest rates and now Westpac has introduced the Lite VISA Card with a purchase…

Springbrook Men’s Shed officially open

The Springbrook Men’s Shed has raised the roof and officially opened their new home with the help of a $5,000 Commonwealth grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz attended the opening and congratulated the Springbrook Men’s Shed Association on their dedication to the project. “After four years the Springbrook Men’s Shed Association has moved into…

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Local youth on PaTH to employment

The Coalition Government has partnered with the Australian Hotels Association to deliver up to 10,000 internships for young Australians looking to enter the workforce.  “This initiative will deliver highly valuable, practical experience to local young people, helping them develop the skills they need to be job ready,” Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said. Mr…

Fassifern feeding the forces

Australian and American military personnel taking part in Exercise Talisman Sabre in north Queensland were treated to a taste of the Fassifern Valley with locally grown and processed produce on the mess hall menu. “Local producers are serving up a bounty of world-class produce grown right here in the Fassifern Valley,” Federal Member for Wright…

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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,…