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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Howarth Launches Rothwell Roundabout Petition

Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP is today launching a petition to urge the State Government to confirm funding for an upgrade to the Rothwell Roundabout.   “For months I’ve been calling on the State Labor Government to not just find a long-term solution, but to give locals surety that they are serious about…

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Moreton Bay Drama Troupe to ROAR in US

Soon to represent Australia in the upcoming Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, the Moreton Bay ROAR drama troupe has been formally acknowledged by the Federal Government.   Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP yesterday presented the theatre students with an Australian flag to give “as a goodwill gesture” to their US counterparts.   Luke…

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Redcliffe NBN Pilot first in Australia

A North Brisbane pilot program will see homes in the Redcliffe Peninsula connected to the NBN faster than anywhere in Australia and at half the cost to the taxpayer.   In the coming months, NBN will begin connecting Redcliffe homes to already present Pay TV – or hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) networks – which cover approximately…

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NBN in sight for North Lakes, Mango Hill

Superfast broadband is coming to more than 5,000 homes and businesses throughout North Lakes, Mango Hill and Griffin under an accelerated three-year rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN).   Today NBN is releasing its full construction schedule, providing Australians with the greatest detail yet on when the NBN will reach them.   Federal Member…

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Fitness Challenge Launched on the Northside

Summer bodies are made all year around, but it can be hard to find the motivation to exercise. If you need a kick-start to get active this spring why not join the 2015 Northside Fitness Challenge!   Organised by local Federal Member Luke Howarth MP, the challenge will run from 1-31 October and is a…

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