Howarth Warns of Scam Influx

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP is warning locals of a $7,000 refund scam that has hit the Petrie electorate. “My office has had a flood of calls from locals saying they have been contacted by a government agency, and have been told they are eligible for a tax refund of around $7,000. “I…

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Howarth Welcomes Post Box Move to Mango Hill

Mango Hill locals will soon be able to post their letters from Halpine Drive, Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has today announced. After months of correspondence with Australia Post, Luke Howarth MP has welcomed the service’s confirmation of intent to install another post box in Mango Hill. Mr Howarth said this news would…

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Boundary Road Interchange Upgrade Complete

THE $15 million upgrade to the Boundary Road interchange on the Bruce Highway is now open to traffic, reducing congestion and boosting safety for motorists. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Australian Government had fully funded the interchange improvement as part of the Bruce Highway Caboolture to…

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Local Child Mental Health Program Expands

Luke Howarth MP has commended the opening of a psychology service in Redcliffe today, which will meet local demand for mental health services that support disadvantaged children. The Federal Member for Petrie explained the new service forms part of Metro North Brisbane Medicare Local’s enhanced and expanded Brisbane MIND4KiDS Service Network. Mr Howarth was on…

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Government cuts more than $2.1 billion of red-tape

The Abbott Coalition Government is cutting red tape to make life easier, help small business, strengthen our economy and create jobs. Luke Howarth MP has applauded the historical move by the Abbott Government to dedicate two days of Parliament each year to removing red tape. “During the Spring Red Tape Repeal Day on 29 October,…

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National Stronger Regions Fund applications open

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP is calling for applications under Round One of the Australian Government’s landmark $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund. The new Fund will target projects that deliver priority economic development and small scale community infrastructure at the local level. “This is a huge opportunity for local projects across Petrie…

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