Wheels Turning on Telegraph Rd Revamp to ease Traffic

Motorists travelling on the Telegraph Road corridor will have their morning and afternoon travel times halved, with concept designs for the final stage of the road upgrade unveiled today.   Cr Quirk said the wheels were in motion on the next two stages of the $250 million Telegraph Road upgrade, with the improved corridor expected…

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Coalition Boosts Solar for Patriots Moreton Bay

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide community groups across in Petrie with $100,000 towards installing solar panels and battery storage.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said he was excited local community organisations would get the opportunity to install solar, to lower electricity costs and help reduce emissions.   “It’s been a pleasure…

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Funds To Keep Fishing Sustainable

Sunfish Queensland Inc. will use a $35,230 Federal Government grant to support Moreton Bay’s vibrant, innovative and competitive agriculture sector.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MPHowarth congratulated the State’s peak recreational fishing group, announcing the funding under the National Landcare Programme.   “The project will raise community awareness and provide the skills for…

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Work Starts on New Boundary Rd Overpass

Work Starts on New Boundary Rd Overpass     Construction of a new 6-lane bridge over the Bruce Highway has started, following a local campaign by neighbouring federal MPs Luke Howarth and Wyatt Roy.   At a sod turning ceremony, Mr Howarth and Mr Roy said the federal Coalition government had committed $80.3 million to…

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Prime Minister outlines PaTH for Local Jobs

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a Federal Election for 2 July, outlining a strong economic plan for jobs and Australian families. The campaign kicked off at The Space in North Lakes this morning, where Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP introduced the Prime Minister to local job seekers. Luke Howarth MP said job…

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Focus on Job Seekers in Federal Budget 2016

The Turnbull Government last night unveiled a national economic plan for jobs and growth.   Federal member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said the budget focused on helping Australians transition from the mining boom to a stronger, more diversified economy.   “It’s all about increasing employment opportunities, and helping young people through Australia’s economic transition,”…

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