Expo plants seeds of horticultural innovation

LOCKYER Valley growers, through their innovation in agriculture, have the power to empower and influence the industry nation-wide, says Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz. Mr Buchholz, who officially opened the Lockyer Valley Horticultural Innovation Expo on July 27, praised Lockyer Valley Growers Inc. for its initiative in hosting the two-day event. “Vegetable growers from…

Boost for music lovers

MUSICIANS and music lovers from across the region are set to benefit after the Tamborine Mountain Orchestra secured Commonwealth funding to the tune of $2530. The boost is music to the ears of musicians and listeners alike, with the money to help fund computer software and specialty keyboards to help arrange music for orchestra members.…

Where you can vote in Wright on July 2, 2016

– All polling locations open at 8am and close at 6pm sharp – ARATULA: Aratula State School, Elizabeth St BEAUDESERT: St. Mary's Catholic Primary School, 1 Bromelton St BEAUDESERT: St Thomas' Anglican Church Hall, 7 Albert St BEECHMONT: Beechmont State School, 1922 Beechmont Rd BLENHEIM: Blenheim State School, 81 Blenheim Rd BONOGIN: St Benedict's Catholic…

Boost for volunteers

TENNIS players and their families from across the region are set to benefit from a Commonwealth funding boost to the Tamborine Mountain Tennis Club. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the club, which is among 27 groups in the Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Hinterland to share in $98,856 under the Volunteer Grants program.…

Warriors kick on with volunteer grant

THE Beaudesert Warriors have received a boost to keep kicking goals for local rugby union players through a Commonwealth volunteer grant. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz congratulated the Beaudesert Warriors Rugby Union Club, which is among 34 groups in the Scenic Rim and Logan to share in $126,107 under the Volunteer Grants program. The…

Greater water security for Lockyer Valley

THE Coalition Government is delivering greater water security for the Lockyer Valley through $770,000 to fast-track studies into aquifer recharge and using recycled water to expand agricultural production. Federal Member for Wright Buchholz said the aquifer recharge study would include considering alternative secure water supplies and innovative water delivery for current and expanded horticulture in the Lockyer catchment.…