ATTRACTING MORE STUDENTS TO THE LOCKYER VALLEY

Member for Wright Scott Buchholz today announced forty scholarships would be available to international and domestic students to study in Gatton next year. Mr Buchholz said $1,864,500 had been allocated for the University of Queensland at Gatton to offer the scholarships, as part of the Liberal National Governments $93.7 million Destination Australia program. Mr Buchholz said UQ…

REGIONAL AIRPORTS PROGRAM COULD BOOST BOONAH

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has announced the Regional Airports Program is now open for applications, providing an avenue to the Scenic Rim Regional Council and Boonah Aviation Incorporated (BAI) to partner with the regional airports program on upgrades. Scott Buchholz said the Regional Airports program supports productivity and safety upgrades at regional airports…

BUSHFIRE ASSISTANCE FOR SCENIC RIM WELCOMED

Disaster assistance has been made available for the Scenic Rim communities of Canungra, Beechmont Township, Binna Burra, Sarabah and parts of Illinbah for those affected by severe bushfires currently burning in the region. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport…

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LOCAL GOODS SUPPORTING LOCAL INDUSTRY

Despite a wild-held assumption that manufacturing is dead, firms in regional Queensland are investing in expansion and powering ahead. Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz recently visited Moore Trailers in Pittsworth, a firm that is currently preparing to double their size and production. Scott Buchholz said it was a pleasant surprise…

FEDERAL FUNDING TO FIX 14 ‘BLACK SPOTS’ IN QUEENSLAND

Fourteen additional dangerous crash sites on Queensland roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said today’s announcement would see an additional $10.41 million delivered across the…