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Coalition committed to Moreton Bay Rail Link

LNP candidate for Petrie Luke Howarth today reaffirmed the Coalition’s commitment to the federal funding component of the Moreton Bay Rail Link should they win government at the next election. “I welcome the announcement of the successful tender today and look forward to seeing this important infrastructure project through to completion” Mr Howarth said. State…

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Petrie child care fees hit over $300/wk

Child care fees in Petrie electorate are now averaging over $300 per week for parents working full-time, Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth revealed today. Mr Howarth was today joined by Federal Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley, who he invited to Petrie to hear local concerns over the rising cost of child care. Mr…

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Howarth leads ceremony for Petrie’s newest citizen

The Petrie electorate’s newest Australian Citizen is delighted she will be able to pursue her studies at the Sunshine Coast University. The Rothwell resident of New Zealand heritage, Georgie Baines, yesterday made the Citizenship pledge at the Federal electorate office. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP led the ceremony. “This is the first ceremony…

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Funds raised for flag raising with help from Federal MPs

Australian flags will be flying high at Moreton Downs State School after a fundraising campaign by students and federal MPs. Australia’s three national flags, which include the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags, were donated to the school by Queensland LNP Senator Sue Boyce, which then highlighted the need for a third flag pole. In…

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A fair go for veterans – delivered

Federal Member for Petrie, Luke Howarth MP has welcomed the passage of the Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2014 through the Senate. Mr Howarth said the Abbott Coalition Government has delivered on its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families. Over twelve hundred veterans living in the Petrie Electorate…

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Federal member to serve time

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP will do time behind bars on Saturday 5 April. But all for a good cause. The long-time PCYC member and judo coach will be detained in a mock jail cell from 9:30am at Peninsula Fair to raise money for Time4Kids. Each year in April, Time4Kids events are held…

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