GOVERNMENT ACTION TO SECURE MEDICINES

Australian medicine supplies remain strong, however there has been an increasing demand in recent weeks. As a result, some community pharmacies have reported strain on supply of some medicines. Earlier today, the Minister for Health announced that in response to these challenges and to support vulnerable Australians relying on these medicines – new limits would…

ECONOMIC RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz has welcomed the Morrison Government’s announcement of a $17.6 billion economic plan to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business and support households and the Australian economy as the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus. “Our targeted stimulus package is focused…

TRUCKING GREAT FUTURE FOR HEAVY VEHICLE SECTOR

New safety and productivity initiatives that will help the freight industry were the focus of the Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association 2020 Conference held in Tamworth today. Speaking at the conference, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz said a combination of targeted infrastructure investment and road freight policy work will…

Bushfire recovery

BUSHFIRE AGENCY COMES TO THE SCENIC RIM

Major General Andrew Hocking of the National Bushfire Recovery Agency (NBRA) and Queensland Recovery coordinator Ian Stewart joined Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz in the region last Friday to discuss the bushfire recovery in the Scenic Rim. Mr Buchholz said he wanted to take the opportunity to provide Major General Hocking with a better…

SAFETY ‘ENABLERS’ TO HELP DRIVE DOWN ROAD TRAUMA

Twenty projects aimed at reducing road trauma in Australia will benefit from funding under the Australian Government’s Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund.  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said key road safety organisations and local governments will share in $4 million in funding over four years.  “Projects…