Local schools receive boost from Government

4 schools in Wright have received over $5.9 million of funding from the Federal Government under the Capital Grants Programme. The Kooralbyn International School, the forthcoming McAuley College in Beaudesert and Tamborine Mountain College have all been successful in having their grant applications approved and will commence work soon. The Kooralbyn International School has received…

chAFTA legislation passes the senate

Member for Wright Scott Buchholz says local businesses in Wright are another step closer to realising the enormous opportunities created by the Free Trade Agreement with China, after implementing legislation passed the Senate today. “The Government has worked hard to ensure this high-quality agreement with our biggest trading partner enters into force before the end…

Grants available to support volunteers

Community organisations in our region are encouraged to apply for a grant under the $20 million Volunteer Grant funding. Scott Buchholz, Member for Wright, said the grants of up to $5000 are available for community organisation to assist the work of their volunteers. “This is a great opportunity for our local community organisations to apply…

BUDGET AIMS TO DELIVER JOBS TO WRIGHT

Jobs were an obvious focus of last night’s budget and measures included in the $5.5 million Growing Jobs and Small Business Package will support job opportunities for locals seeking work. Scott Buchholz, Federal Member for Wright, is eager to see the roll-out of the Government’s jobs initiatives in areas such as Beaudesert where unemployment is…

SMALL BUSINESSES ARE THE BUDGET BIG WINNERS

The Abbott Government has improved it’s already stellar reputation on supporting small business and creating local jobs with the $5.5 billion Growing Jobs and Small Business package. Scott Buchholz, Federal Member for Wright says the package will go a long way to support small businesses including tradies in Wright to invest, hire and grow. “This…