Clean Up Australia Day a local success

It’s not often that thousands of volunteers around Petrie electorate come together to collect piles of rubbish, but when they do the result is tremendous said The Federal Minister for Petrie Luke Howarth MP. Hundreds of bags of rubbish were removed from Petrie streets, parks, bushland and waterways on March 2. Luke Howarth MP said…

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Kippa-Ring resident receives unit citation for gallantry award

Kippa-Ring resident Margaret Hughes was today at the centre of a service commemorating the anniversary of one of Australia’s most tragic naval losses of World War II. Margaret is the closest living relative of Donald Chisholm, a telegraphist who was on the HMAS Yarra when Japanese ships attacked. On this day in 1942, HMAS Yarra…

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Thrilled to present young star grant

Nine up-and-coming sports stars will share in $4,000 worth of funding as recipients of the Australian Sports Commission’s Local Sporting Champions grant. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP was delighted to present the talented sportsmen and women with a certificate at a congratulatory afternoon tea on 17 February. “It’s not just funding – it’s…

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$125,000 available for WWI centenary memorials

Between 1914 and 1919, Australian men and women gave their service, skills and lives to fight for freedom in WWI. Mr Luke Howarth MP, Federal Member for Petrie is calling for expressions of interest and applications for the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program. “The program is a Department of Veterans’ Affairs initiative aiming to assist…

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$125,000 available for WWI centenary memorials – North Lakes

Between 1914 and 1919, Australian men and women gave their service, skills and lives to fight for freedom in WWI. Mr Luke Howarth MP, Federal Member for Petrie is calling for expressions of interest and applications for the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program. “The program is a Department of Veterans’ Affairs initiative aiming to assist…

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Petrie employment roundtables sheds light on local work issues

Local jobs were the focus of the Petrie employment roundtable discussions held in Margate with Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker, Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth and members of the local community. The Assistant Minister said the Government had already started delivering on its election commitments including reducing red tape for job service providers…

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