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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Focus on Local Seafood Industry as Senator Colbeck visits Petrie

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, today joined Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP at a forum with residents and local industry leaders. Luke Howarth MP said the multi-million dollar Moreton Bay seafood industry is not only an important part of our history and culture, it is also vital to…

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Kyabra “Safe House” Officially Open

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP today joined local families and community organisations Kyabra and Montrose Access, for the official opening of Kyabra’s second “Safe House”. Luke Howarth MP said the house was the result of many years’ work exploring accommodation design and support models for people with a disability. “The house is designed…

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Petrie Electorate Christmas Card Competition 2014 Officially Open!

  The 2014 Petrie Electorate Christmas Card Competition is officially open! All children attending an early learning centre in the Petrie Electorate are eligible. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP says he launched the competition to bring families together this Christmas season. “Taking the theme – My Family Christmas – children, with the help…

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Kippa-Ring Pharmacy Thinking Ahead

Combining personal service with robot technology is seeing Think Pharmacy, Kippa-Ring, lead the way towards a faster and more efficient pharmacy industry. Customers are having their prescriptions dispensed by the Rowa Vmax robot, which is the newest dispensary automation system available in the pharmacy sector. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP today visited the…

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