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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Local Students Offer Rothwell Roundabout Fix

Local students have met with Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP to pass on their suggestions for a Rothwell Roundabout fix.   The Grade 5 class from the Southern Cross Catholic College MacKillop Campus have penned their ideas as part of an end-of-year assessment.   Luke Howarth MP was delighted to meet the students…

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State Wrecks Tangalooma Icons

An iconic Queensland silhouette has been destroyed with no foresight or plan for future tourism says Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP.   Earlier this month, State authorities cut down the Tangalooma Wrecks just above the waterline, as part of works to stabilise the structures.   “While this has been done with people’s safety…

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