Win For Local Councils Rebuilding After Disasters

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has welcomed the Queensland Government’s acceptance of the Australian Government’s interim solution to the ‘day labour’ issue.   Luke Howarth MP said he was pleased to see that the Queensland Government has agreed to the Australian Government’s interim solution, and “has indicated broad support for the further changes…

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Petrie Electorate to Have Its Say on Country of Origin Food Labelling

The Petrie Electorate community can have their say on what they want in clearer country of origin food labelling in an online survey that will help design the Australian Government’s new labelling system.   The Government has been consulting with industry – including growers, processors and retailers to implement a clearer, more direct system for…

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Deadline Set for Dolphin Stadium Petition

Locals have less than a week to sign the Dolphin Stadium upgrade petition before Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP takes the stack of signed letters down to Canberra.   After teaming up with the Redcliffe Dolphins and rugby league great Petero Civoniceva to petition the Prime Minister for a new stadium, Luke Howarth…

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New Guide for Veterans – Luke Howarth MP

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has welcomed the release of an ‘A to Z Guide for Veterans’ by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.   The new Guide provides comprehensive information and advice to veterans and their families about services provided by the Australian Government and, specifically, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.   Luke…

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to be reformed

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP today welcomed the Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) reforms Package, following months of constructive consultations and negotiations across the entire pharmaceutical supply chain.   Luke Howarth MP said Australians will “benefit from cheaper medicines, a more competitive pharmacy sector and greater investment in new medicines and patient support…

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Politics in the Pub with Treasurer Joe Hockey

Almost 400 people crowded the Bracken Ridge Tavern’s Phoenix Bar on 21 May 2015, to meet and ask questions of the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey.   This was Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP’s second Politics in the Pub event, with Communication Minister Malcolm Turnbull guesting at the Petrie Electorate’s first ever Politics in…

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