Long-Awaited Post Box Arrives at Mango Hill

A long-awaited post box has arrived at Mango Hill, following several letters to Australia Post from Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP.   Luke Howarth MP said this news would come as a relief to hundreds of locals who have been waiting for a closer Post Box for more than two years.   “Since my…

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New Cyber-Cop to Combat Bullying in Petrie

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has praised the appointment of former Australian Federal Police officer Alastair MacGibbon to the newly created role of the Children’s e-Safety Commissioner. Luke Howarth MP said Mr MacGibbon will be able to fine large social media companies up to $17,000 a day if they do not remove cyber-bullying…

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A Small Piece of Track Making Big History

Below is one of two photos that exist of the first bit of track being laid along the Moreton Bay Rail Link. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said this was the moment Moreton Bay Residents had been waiting for since the rail was first proposed in 1895. “It’s a small step on the…

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Major Upgrade for Boundary Road Interchange

An upgrade to the notorious Boundary Road overpass will go ahead, following Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP’s ‘Just Build It!’ campaign. Luke Howarth MP invited locals to sign a petition, calling on the new Queensland Labor State Government to release $21 million in funding for the upgrade. The Australian Government had committed $84…

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NBN for North Lakes Within a Year

Homes and businesses in Mango Hill and North Lakes are a step closer to getting the National Broadband Network, with build to commence on the network by June 2016. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull highlighted the news today, during a visit to Capestone, the master planned community development…

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Green Army On The Ground in Petrie

Young people involved in a local Green Army project have commenced works around Hays Inlet. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said the nine enthusiastic 17-24 year olds would be working with the Redcliffe Environmental Forum Inc. to secure and enhance Hays Inlet by eliminating or at least reducing threats to its biodiversity. “The…

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