LOCAL MANUFACTURER TO BOOST PRODUCTION WITH HELP OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GRANT

Beaudesert manufacturer GELITA Australia Pty Ltd will be embarking on an ambitious expansion of their local operations estimated to cost $6.5 million. GELITA will be making this advancement with the support of a $1.25 million grant from the Australian Government’s Manufacturing Transition Programme. Announcing the investment Scott Buchholz, Federal Member for Wright said that the…

LOCAL INACTIVE BANK ACCOUNTS SAFE ONCE MORE

The Coalition Government this week has honoured their election commitment and announced that it will be introducing legislation to improve the way that unclaimed money in savings accounts and life insurance policies is managed. Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz, has been a long-term supporter of the Governments plans to reverse the changes Labor introduced…

GREEN ARMY SET TO MARCH ON SCENIC RIM

The Scenic Rim will be hosting 11 Green Army projects across the region, creating local jobs and improving the local environment.   Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz is excited by the number of projects announced for the region and the level of interest local groups have shown in the Green Army initiative. The Green…

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,…