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ADF Veteran Proud to Fly the Nation’s Flag

An Australian Defence Force member for more than 20 years, Tony Gordon is so proud to call Australia home that he has a flagpole in his yard and, now, a new Australian flag to fly. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP today presented the Bald Hills local with the national flag. “It’s fantastic to…


Margate Black Spot a Federal Priority

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has announced repairs will soon begin on a dangerous black spot in the Petrie electorate. Commonwealth funding of $106,500 has been allotted to fixing the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Robina Street, Margate. Mr Howarth said the funding will see a channelised right turn installed from Victoria Ave…

Its a long way to Tipperary

Howarth Announces Approval of First Anzac Centenary Grant

A local theatre is $4,735 closer to Tipperary, with Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP last week announcing the first Anzac Centenary Grant to be approved for the Petrie Electorate. Luke Howarth MP was delighted to award Redcliffe’s Mousetrap Theatre Company with an Anzac Centenary Grant, to go towards their performance of “It’s A…


Local Student Awarded PM’S Top Prize

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP today congratulated Thomas Kerr from Grace Lutheran College, who has been awarded one of the nation’s top prizes for Year 12 students undertaking Vocational Education studies. Acknowledged with an Australian Vocational Student Prize (AVSP), Thomas is one of only 20 students to additionally receive the Prime Minister’s Award…


Deception Bay Shortlisted for HIPPY Funding

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has welcomed the announcement Deception Bay has been shortlisted for the next round of the Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY). HIPPY is a $100m Australian Government-funded initiative that helps Indigenous communities put their children on the path to school success. Luke Howarth said Deception Bay…


Howarth delivers Green Army Projects

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP confirmed Green Army projects in Parliament last week after the Abbott Government reaffirmed its commitment in the 2014-15 Federal Budget. Mr Howarth said he was pleased to be able to deliver three Green Army Projects for the Petrie electorate. “It is great to deliver on my election commitment…