Mature Age Workers

Mature Age Workers       Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (10:29): Mature Australians often make great workers. Older Australians are the brains trust of our nation, and I often thank them for the country that they have left me and the younger generation. Without them, Australia would not be the country that it is today. Many…

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Congratulations Deception Bay State High School

Congratulations Deception Bay State High School     WATCH VIDEO HERE Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (13:53): Deception Bay is home to many a great Aussie battler—hardworking, salt-of-the-earth folk and plenty of families with challenges but also with great opportunities. Increasingly sought for its beach-side locale, Deception Bay has undergone significant rejuvenation and is earmarked for further…

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Report on the inquiry into homeownership

Report on the inquiry into homeownership   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (11:45): I rise to talk on the Report on the inquiry into homeownership, by the Standing Committee on Economics, as well. It is disappointing that there were no recommendations that came from that committee. I would like to put on the record for those in…

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Luke Howarth MP outlines the Coalition Govt’s Plan for Jobs

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (11:04): I am pleased to be able to rise today and speak on this motion. In the motion before the House, the first point reads: That the House: … recognises that alongside national defence, there is no higher obligation on a Commonwealth government than to support and promote the…

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Luke Howarth MP stands behind Redcliffe Dolphin Stadium upgrade

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (13:56): I rise to talk about a local sports club in my electorate, Redcliffe’s Dolphins. They have a proud history on the Redcliffe peninsula and employ more than 200 people locally. The Redcliffe Leagues Club has almost 30,000 members and continues to support the local community by providing function…

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Luke Howarth MP on Australian Mining

Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (21:04): It brings in billions of dollars of export income, provides work for more than 750,000 Australians and supports communities right across Australia. I am talking about our mining industry, which accounts for more than six per cent of Australia’s economy and has invested more than $125 billion in Australia in the…

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Luke Howarth MP presents Barnabas Fund petition to Parliament

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (13:55): I rise today to advise the House that I will be submitting a petition for consideration by the Petitions Committee next week. Signed by more than 7,000 people from around Australia, this petition was presented to me by Mr Colin Johnston from Barnabas Fund Australia. It draws attention…

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Luke Howarth MP thanks Volunteers in North Lakes

Watch HERE    Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (10:27): I would like to thank the member for Griffith for this motion. I thought her speech was great and I agree with what she was saying. I would also like to thank the member for Gilmore and the member for Shortland for their contributions. As one of my…

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