EAT LOCAL WEEK GETS BOOST IN CANBERRA

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz MP has championed Eat Local Week whilst in Canberra, sending an open invite to the week’s festivities for pollies and foodies alike.   Before the House of Representatives, Mr. Buchholz highlighted for the public record the significance of agriculture and tourism in the Scenic Rim region and the important…

PROMISED BOOST TO FAMILIES AXED

Yesterday the Gillard Government announced that it intends to scrap its family tax benefits in next weeks budget, a decision which affects over twelve thousand families in Wright.   “I’m disappointed in the Government for choosing to cut costs by starting with families. Especially after they said this tax benefit was their way of ‘spreading…

CENTENERY OF ANZAC IN WRIGHT

Next year marks the beginning of the ‘Centenary of Anzac’ commemorations. To assist with local RSL branch and sub-branch commemorations the federal government is offering $100, 000 worth of grants per electorate.    “The Centenary of Anzac will be the most significant national period of commemoration in our nation’s history”, said Scott Buchholz MP, Federal…

LABOR IS COMING FOR YOUR SUPERANNUATION

Ending a week of speculation and bad press, the Federal Labor government today announced reforms to superannuation expected to be rolled in with the May budget.   Treasurer, Wayne Swan, and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation, Bill Shorten announced the planned changes claiming they will make the superannuation system “fairer”.   Hidden in today’s…