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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Survey: Rothwell Roundabout Upgrade is Top Issue

An ‘Upgrade to the Rothwell Roundabout’ is one of our top road issues, according to Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP’s Biggest Survey results.   Luke Howarth MP said many locals would have been frustrated to read in the paper last week that the State Government is still short on funding for a Rothwell…

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Howarth Calls for CCTV Locations in Brisbane

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP is calling on Brisbane residents and community groups to help him identify local areas in need of crime-prevention technology.   Luke Howarth MP has met with representatives from the Sandgate and Carseldine Police Stations to “scope out some local areas in need of CCTV”.   “There’s nothing worse than…

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Gateway Upgrade Works Ramp-up

Works on one of Brisbane’s biggest road projects, the $1.16 billion Gateway Motorway upgrade, are ramping up.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said the site is being readied for the extensive upgrade, which will include widening the Nudgee to Bracken Ridge section of the motorway from four to six lanes.   “Motorists…

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Howarth Welcomes Rail Link Electrification

Member for Petrie, Luke Howarth MP welcomed the electrification of the Moreton Bay Rail Link as major milestone for this $988 million major local infrastructure project.   “This electrification will mean that with electricity flowing through the lines, track and signalling infrastructure would now be subjected to an intensive testing phase and the running of…

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