Welcomed support for repairs to local disaster-damaged roads

Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz has welcomed disaster recovery funding to support repairs and reconstruction works to local roads damaged by storms and flooding in late 2020 and March 2021. Mr Buchholz said support for much-needed roadworks was being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). “The widespread rain and…

UPGRADES EN ROUTE FOR MOUNT LINDESAY HIGHWAY

The Australian Government has unlocked over $40 million to upgrade Queensland’s Mount Lindesay Highway at Jimboomba, which connects Brisbane to the New South Wales border. The approval green-lights delivery of the project, which will span 1.5 kilometres and includes expanding the highway to four lanes, as well as upgrading major intersections and pedestrian pathways, to…

LOWERING ENERGY COSTS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS

Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz has announced expressions of interest are now open for funding under the Morrison Governments Powering Communities Program. Community groups across the region can now express interest for funding under the program to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce their environmental impact. Mr Buchholz said $67,700 was…

A ‘SOUND’ INVESTMENT FOR LAIDLEY LOCALS

Funding has been secured for the Laidley Cultural Centre acoustic upgrades following an announcement from the Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz.   Joined by Lockyer Valley Regional Councillor Janice Holstein and State Member for Lockyer Jim McDonald, Mr Buchholz announced $117,000 in new funding for upgrades to the error prone sound and acoustic equipment.…