Local School in for Science Refurbishment

The Lakes College will soon have improved science facilities after being named a recipient of a $162,000 Australian Government grant. The grant, awarded as part of the Capital Grants Programme (CGP), will go towards a project to refurbish a science laboratory and convert a classroom into a science lab, staff room and preparation area. Federal…

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Hummingbird House to Brighten Local Lives

North Brisbane families with children needing palliative care will soon have a place of respite in Chermside. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP attended on 18 February the official sod turning at Wesley Mission Brisbane’s Wheller Gardens, where Hummingbird House will be built. “This will be Queensland’s first hospice just for children, and the…

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Anzac Centenary to be Memorialised at Deception Bay

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP was today joined by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Minister for Veteran’s Affairs, the Hon. Senator Michael Ronaldson, to officially announce the construction of a Centenary of the Anzac memorial on the Deception Bay foreshore. Luke Howarth MP said the memorial would be a beautiful commemoration to…

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New Admin Building for Local Primary School

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP yesterday officially opened a new administrative building and staff facilities at Living Faith Lutheran Primary School in Murrumba Downs. Students and staff at Living Faith Lutheran Primary School now have full use of new administration facilities, including a new reception, student services, seven offices, staff room, work rooms,…

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Howarth Hosts Disability Forum

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP was yesterday joined by the Assistant Minister for Social Services in hosting a forum for Endeavour Foundation employees, their parents and carers. Mr Howarth invited Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield to the electorate to clarify wage rates and employment opportunities for local people with a disability. “Sustainable employment…

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Strong Plan to Bust Congestion on Boundary Road

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has commended the Federal Coalition and Newman LNP Government’s commitment to work together to bust one of north Brisbane’s major congestion hot spots. Premier Campbell Newman announced the project this morning. Luke Howarth MP said both governments will deliver a $105 million upgrade to the notorious Boundary Road…

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