Funding to fix Litfin Bridge black spot

The community of Gatton will have a safer run on the roads through a $41,500 Commonwealth-funded upgrade to Litfin Bridge on Robinsons Road. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz and Lockyer Valley Regional Council Cr Janice Holstein announced the upgrade on Monday. Mr Buchholz said the upgrade would improve signage and delineation on the approaches…

New NDIS office gives choice to locals

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz officially opened the Carers Queensland NDIS Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community Office in Ipswich yesterday.  Mr Buchholz said under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, local participants will receive the individualised care and support they need when and where they need it. “The NDIS gives local participants control…

Zonta volunteers provide cushion of support

The Zonta Club of Beaudesert 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 Zonta Club of Beaudesert, which is among 39 community organisations to share in $151,101 under the Volunteer Grants Program. The Zonta Club of Beaudesert…

Murphy’s Creek Overpass taking shape

Early works have started to ramp up on the Murphys Creek Road overpass and Postmans Ridge Road realignment, two upgrades which form part of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) project. Federal Member for Wright said the TSRC project would provide an alternative route for motorists and minimise heavy vehicles on local roads – improving…

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…