McAuley College officially opened

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has officially opened the new learning facilities at McAuley College in Beaudesert. Students and staff at McAuley College now have full use of their new general learning areas, a science room, a home economics room, an art and manual arts room, an administration area, a library, pupil amenities and…

New school buildings for Silkwood School

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz today officially opened the new learning facilities at Silkwood School at Mount Nathan. Students and staff at Silkwood School now have full use of their new administration office, art room, science laboratory, eight general learning areas, library/resource area, amenities, lift, plant room, cover area, covered outdoor area and additional…

Is the next big Smart Farms idea in Wright?

Local farmers, fishers, community and industry groups can now apply for grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 to protect and improve the condition of soil, vegetation and biodiversity in Wright. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the grants were available through the National Landcare Program’s new $50 million Smart Farming Small Grants program. “Our…

Working together in Wright to farm smarter

Local innovative and talented organisations and individuals in primary production can now apply for grants of up to $4 million to implement sustainable land management practices. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the grants were available through the National Landcare Program’s new $60 million Smart Farming Partnerships. “I encourage primary producers though farming systems…

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…