Luke Howarth MP on Australia’s Refugee intake

Watch HERE   Mr Luke HOWARTH (Petrie) (10:47): The coalition government will resettle 13,750 refugees in Australia this year. We are increasing the size of our humanitarian program to 18,750 places by 2018-19. This will allow an extra 7,500 people over the coming years to be resettled here. The 2018-19 program will represent Australia’s largest…

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Luke Howarth MP Promotes Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (09:50): I rise to thank the thousands of people around Australia who last month joined the fight against ovarian cancer. February was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, an initiative run by Ovarian Cancer Australia to highlight the symptoms of ovarian cancer, to honour the women who have died from the…

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Bald Hills Mosque Open Day – Luke Howarth MP

Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (13:49): For months now we have seen the threat of terrorism in Australia rise. We have seen Australians fighting with terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. We have seen foreign fighters return to Australia and we have also seen people in Australia are actively supporting extremist groups. Radicalisation is becoming a very…

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Luke Howarth MP thanks Clean Up Australia Day volunteers

Watch HERE   Mr Luke HOWARTH (Petrie) (16:10): I rise to talk a little about the Clean Up Australia Day that happened over the weekend. I had the chance to participate along with many other people from the Petrie electorate in Clean Up Australia Day. I want to particularly acknowledge the year 8 and 9…

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Luke Howarth MP supports Birthing Choices for Women

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (21:05): I recently had the pleasure of meeting two women who came to my office tspeak to me about birthing choices. Having a baby is one of life’s great passages. I myself stood by my wife Louise over the course of her three pregnancies and three deliveries, and we…

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Luke Howarth MP praises Lacey Rd & Beams Rd Upgrade

Watch HERE   Mr LUKE HOWARTH (Petrie) (10:45): I rise this morning with great news for the people of Carseldine: that the Lacey and Beams Road intersection will soon be upgraded. On 1 September last year, I called on the Brisbane City Council to make this intersection a priority and now, some six months later,…

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Australian Seafood Industry

Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (17:16): Tonight I want to briefly talk about the Australian seafood industry, particularly professional fishermen and trawler operators within the Moreton Bay region, close to my electorate of Petrie. In December last year I had the chance to go out for a night on a trawler that operates in Moreton Bay. I…

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Politics in the Pub with Treasurer Joe Hockey

Almost 400 people crowded the Bracken Ridge Tavern’s Phoenix Bar on 21 May 2015, to meet and ask questions of the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey.   This was Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP’s second Politics in the Pub event, with Communication Minister Malcolm Turnbull guesting at the Petrie Electorate’s first ever Politics in…

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