PYCY Deception Bay Facility upgrade complete

The Australian Government is delivering on its election commitments in Petrie with the official opening of the PCYC Deception Bay Facility Upgrade Project.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth, who opened the project with Federal Member for Groom Ian Macfarlane, said the $450,000 upgrade of the PCYC Deception Bay facility is now complete, providing…

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Luke Howarth MP outlines the Coalition Govt’s Plan for Jobs

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (11:04): I am pleased to be able to rise today and speak on this motion. In the motion before the House, the first point reads: That the House: … recognises that alongside national defence, there is no higher obligation on a Commonwealth government than to support and promote the…

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Luke Howarth MP stands behind Redcliffe Dolphin Stadium upgrade

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (13:56): I rise to talk about a local sports club in my electorate, Redcliffe’s Dolphins. They have a proud history on the Redcliffe peninsula and employ more than 200 people locally. The Redcliffe Leagues Club has almost 30,000 members and continues to support the local community by providing function…

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Luke Howarth MP on Australian Mining

Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (21:04): It brings in billions of dollars of export income, provides work for more than 750,000 Australians and supports communities right across Australia. I am talking about our mining industry, which accounts for more than six per cent of Australia’s economy and has invested more than $125 billion in Australia in the…

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Luke Howarth MP presents Barnabas Fund petition to Parliament

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (13:55): I rise today to advise the House that I will be submitting a petition for consideration by the Petitions Committee next week. Signed by more than 7,000 people from around Australia, this petition was presented to me by Mr Colin Johnston from Barnabas Fund Australia. It draws attention…

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Luke Howarth MP thanks Volunteers in North Lakes

Watch HERE    Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (10:27): I would like to thank the member for Griffith for this motion. I thought her speech was great and I agree with what she was saying. I would also like to thank the member for Gilmore and the member for Shortland for their contributions. As one of my…

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Budget funding for Boundary Road Upgrade – Luke Howarth MP

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (10:16): I want to talk directly to the people of North Lakes and Deception Bay about good news in Tuesday night’s budget. The people in Deception Bay and North Lakes know how congested with peak-hour traffic the Boundary Road overpass at Narangba is every morning and afternoon. I am…

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Luke Howarth MP Thanks Qld Flood Heroes

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (12:48): Two weeks ago, on Friday, flooding occurred in parts of Brisbane and the Moreton Bay region. Normally, in May 58 millimetres is the average rainfall. On this Friday afternoon and night, 400 millimetres fell in parts of Moreton Bay. This caused chaos on Friday afternoon, with many homes…

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