Grants for Sporting Schools Now Open

More than 2,000 primary schools across Australia have registered for the Coalition Government’s Sporting School’s initiative and can now apply for funding to provide before, during and after school hours sporting programmes.   Federal member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said the $100 million programme is aimed at getting more children fit and healthy and…

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Local Job Seekers Get Jobactive

Job seekers around the Petrie electorate are gaining employment through Federal employment initiatives, including Work for the Dole.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP was today joined by the Assistant Minister for Employment, the Hon. Luke Hartsuyker MP, at the Deception Bay PCYC, where a Work for the Dole activity has seen 16…

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Skilling Rothwell Students for Success

The Member for Petrie, Mr Luke Howarth MP today opened the Pathways Trades Skills Centre and new K Block classrooms, student amenities, change rooms and the Senior Studies Centre at Grace Lutheran College, Rothwell.   The centre, built with funding of $1,498,000 from the Australian Government, was officially opened today by Mr Luke Howarth MP…

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Jobs for Families Package Delivers Choice for Local Families

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP was today joined by Minister for Social Services the Hon. Scott Morrison MP in announcing the Jobs for Families package for Petrie parents today.   Minister Morrison and Luke Howarth MP toured the Sesame Lane child care centre (Cnr of Gregor St West and McLennan Court) in North…

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Score a goal! Register for Sporting Schools says Luke Howarth

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP is urging all local primary schools, clubs and coaches in the Petrie electorate to sign up to Sporting Schools, The Commonwealth Government’s new initiative to get more kids active and healthy.   Luke Howarth MP said the Abbott Government is tackling the activity levels and the health of…

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New App to Make Child Support Easier: Luke Howarth

A new smart phone app will make it easier for separated families to manage their child support payments.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said last year, the Department of Human Services supported around 1.4 million separated parents to transfer around $3.5 billion for more than 1.2 million children.   “As a government,…

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