PLANS UNDERWAY FOR LOCAL TRADE SKILLS CENTRE

The Emmaus College Jimboomba Trade Skills Centre will have improved facilities as part of the Federal Governments push to strengthen vocational education and industry linkages in schools. Emmaus College received close to $603, 000 of federal funding to construct new buildings and expand existing infrastructure in order to facilitate the delivery of qualifications including agriculture,…

START FOR TOOWOOMBA SECOND RANGE CROSSING PROJECT

One of Queensland’s highest priority road infrastructure projects has been secured for the state, with the Federal and Queensland governments announcing they will deliver the vital Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TRSC). Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss today called for the private sector to register interest in building the…

FUNDING CERTAINTY FOR WRIGHT SCHOOLS

Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz, today announced that Government, Catholic and Independent schools throughout Wright will have the funding certainty they need as a result of the Coalition Government investing an additional $2.8 billion over the next four years.   “Labor left school funding in a mess. Not only is Labor’s model unfair and confusing, it…

LOCAL CREATIVE YOUNG STARS SHINE

Scott Buchholz, Federal Member for Wright, last week presented certificates to congratulate local young people who received Australian Government grants of up to $3000 to help them develop their talents and chase their dreams. The grants have been awarded under the Creative Young Stars program which provides individual grants of $500 and group grants of…

BUCHHOLZ PROMOTED IN NEW GOVERNMENT

Re-elected Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz MP has been promoted from the back-bench and into the new Coalition government leadership team. Mr. Buchholz received an unexpected phone call from Prime Minister elect, Tony Abbot, offering him the position of Government Whip which he swiftly accepted. “It’s an honour and privilege to be asked to…