Boost for Rathdowney community

The Rathdowney and District Memorial Grounds Association have received a boost to continue supporting the local community through a Commonwealth Volunteer Grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Rathdowney and District Memorial Grounds Association, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program.  The Rathdowney and District…

BlazeAid marches into Scenic Rim

A small army of volunteers from the organisation BlazeAid have marched into the Scenic Rim, looking to help local farmers mend fences and fix hearts in the wake of the devastating floods in March. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz visited the BlazeAid camp at the Rathdowney and District Memorial Grounds to express his gratitude…

Budget backing our region

The 2017-18 Budget has delivered a funding boost for the local region unlocking a future full of opportunities for individuals, families and businesses. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the Coalition Government’s commitment to regional Australia would help secure growth, investment and resilience in local communities.  “I am delighted to see an $8.4 billion…

Local students could fly to Antarctica

Local students could enjoy the Antarctic experience of a lifetime with a successful entry in a competition to name Australia’s new icebreaker vessel. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz welcomed the opportunity for local students to travel to the icy continent and encouraged them to put their thinking caps on. “It’s a far cry from…

Federal Budget to unlock potential in Wright

The 2017-18 Budget provides the foundation for a fair, secure future full of opportunities for individuals, families and businesses in Wright. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said the future of the region depended on how the economy was shaped locally and nationally. “Our plan will deliver investment and growth opportunities in our area through…