Investment and Infrastructure in Petrie

The Petrie electorate will benefit from the Abbott Government’s commitment to build the infrastructure of the 21st Century with more than $1.5 billion for local projects announced in the 2014-15 Budget. This is part of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy to invest a record $50 billion in productivity-enhancing infrastructure in Queensland which will create thousands…

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Community Groups Big Winners

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP has welcomed funding for local community organisations as part of the Coalition Government’s Community Development Grants programme. Mr Howarth said the Coalitions’ commitment to community grants will see long-term improvements in social and economic infrastructure throughout the Petrie electorate. “Community Grants play an important and integral role within…

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Abbott Government delivers on Safer Streets funding for Petrie electorate

The Coalition Government has delivered on its commitment to address crime and anti-social behaviour, Member for Petrie Luke Howarth said today. The 2014-15 Federal Budget includes funding under the Coalition Government’s Safer Streets Programme, where proceeds of crime will be directed to fund local crime prevention projects including: $200,000 for closed circuit television cameras for…

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Abbot Goverment’s first budget makes the difficult but necessary choices to repair the budget says Howarth

Mr Luke Howarth MP Federal Member for Petrie said the Abbott Government’s first Budget is laying the foundations for a strong and prosperous economy with less debt.

“At the election, the Coalition made the solemn promise to get the Budget back under control, as well as scrap the Carbon Tax, end the waste, stop the boats and build the roads of the 21st century. This Budget keeps that pledge”, said Mr Howarth.

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Howarth thanks locals ahead of 2014 National Volunteer Week

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP is inviting local community organisations to nominate volunteers for a Certificate of Appreciation to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Volunteer Week. ‘Celebrate the Power of Volunteers’ is this year’s theme for National Volunteer Week, which runs from 12-18 May. The theme is all about appreciating and understanding…

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Local residents encouraged to volunteer for G20 leaders summit

Federal Member for Petrie, Luke Howarth MP is encouraging residents in the Petrie Electorate to volunteer for the upcoming G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane this year. The G20 Leaders Summit is being held on 15 and 16 November and will be the most significant meeting of world leaders Australia has ever hosted. Over 4,000 delegates…

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