Redcliffe Schools over capacity while TAFE almost empty

The Palaszczuk Government is failing local students, having scrapped plans to increase space for the increasing number of students on the Redcliffe Peninsula.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth and State Shadow Minister for Education and Training Tim Mander led a community campaign for a new school hall outside Redcliffe State High School today.…

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Green Army back to work at Hays Inlet

A new Green Army team has commenced on-ground works in Redcliffe, following the success of last year’s Hays Inlet restoration project.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said the new Green Army team would build on the work accomplished last year, which helped secure and enhance Hays Inlet’s biodiversity.   “For the next…

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Contract Awarded for Boundary Road Interchange Upgrade

The contract to build the new Boundary Road interchange on the Bruce Highway at Narangba has been awarded to BMD Constructions.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said the $100.4 million project would involve the construction of a new six-lane bridge over the Bruce Highway, with four through lanes for Boundary Road traffic.…

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Howarth leads community fight for Bald Hills Hall restoration

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP met with the Bald Hills Memorial Hall Committee and other community representatives last month to discuss funding options for restoring the memorial hall.   Luke Howarth MP said the hall “was a place of friendships and commemoration, housing community group meetings and local events”.   “When this hall…

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NBN is here: Your Questions Answered

The National Broadband Network has been activated for about 15,000 homes and businesses across Aspley, Bridgeman Downs, Carseldine and Fitzgibbon. After my strong and persistent lobbying for better local internet services, a further 53,390 households have been prioritized for an NBN rollout. This is happening years sooner than Labor’s 2024 completion date.   When will…

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Ideas Boom brings Prime Minister to Northside pie shop

Beefy’s Pies in Mango Hill has become an unlikely example of the “Ideas Boom”, with a visit from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull highlighting the business’ innovative staff management system.   Local Federal Member Luke Howarth MP invited the Prime Minister to Beefy’s today, to see the Tanda system in action.   “Tanda was founded by…

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