Luke Howarth MP Thanks Qld Flood Heroes

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (12:48): Two weeks ago, on Friday, flooding occurred in parts of Brisbane and the Moreton Bay region. Normally, in May 58 millimetres is the average rainfall. On this Friday afternoon and night, 400 millimetres fell in parts of Moreton Bay. This caused chaos on Friday afternoon, with many homes…

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$3,000 Raised for Domestic Violence Support – Luke Howarth MP

Watch HERE   Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (13:56): I want to quickly speak about an issue in Australian society that affects many people around the country—that is, the issue of domestic violence against women and children. I recently held a fundraiser in my electorate to raise money for Redcliffe’s Zonta, where Senator Michaelia Cash came and…

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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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