LOCAL YOUNG WORDSMITH TOURS CANBERRA

Libby O’Brien of Beaudesert was one of three young women who took out the Country to Canberra Essay competition which is a national initiative empowering rural girls to reach their leadership potential.  As part of the award, Libby and the other winners spent last week in Canberra attending a luncheon and meeting with several Government…

BUCHHOLZ FAST-TRACKS NBN ROLLOUT

Homes and businesses across Wright are a step closer to getting the National Broadband Network, with build announced to commence on the network during 2015. Wright 19600 Cedar Vale, Jimboomba, Mundoolun, South Maclean, Cedar Grove 4800 Forest Hill, Glenore Grove, Hatton Vale, Kensington Grove, Laidley, Laidley Heights, Lockrose, Plainland, Regency Downs, Summerholm, Brightview 5800 Gleneagle,…

GRANT BENEFITS LOCAL VETERAN COMMUNITY

The Lockyer Valley veteran community is set to benefit from funding through the latest round of the Veteran and Community Grant program, the Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz today announced. The grant for $12,286 will help the Veterans Support Centre Lockyer/ Brisbane Valley Incorporated located in Laidley assist the local veteran community to continue improving…

LOCKYER CREEK BRIDGE OPEN TO TRAFFIC

UPGRADES to the Lockyer Creek Bridge are now complete, ending more than two years of Warrego Highway roadworks between Helidon and Withcott. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Australian Government contributed $6.8 million to the $9 million bridge upgrade under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme.…

TRADE SKILLS BOOSTED THROUGH NEW LOCKYER VALLEY TRAINING CENTRE

Young people of the Lockyer Valley will be able to gain valuable skills at a new facility being officially opened today at Faith Lutheran College in Plainland. The Plainland Trade Training Centre is offering local secondary students qualifications in automotive, construction, electrotechnology and engineering. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education, Senator the Hon Scott…