Awards to celebrate our brilliant local business women

Federal Member for Petrie, Luke Howarth MP today called for the Petrie community to celebrate brilliant local business women by nominating them for the 2014 Telstra Business Women’s Awards As the longest-running state/territory and national awards program for business women, the Telstra Business Women’s Awards provide an exceptional opportunity to showcase the Petrie electorate’s inspirational…

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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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