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Half way through 2024

June means that we are halfway through the year. Wow, how did we get here so fast?

This year has been full of many memorable community visits and events and I have had the privilege to meet so many new faces in our electorate.

Just two short weeks ago, the Albanese Labor Government handed down their third budget. We needed a budget focused on a back to basics economic agenda that…

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A LOOK INTO MAY

As we enter into May, I am gearing up for a jam-packed month filled with local and community interactions, the Federal Budget, and Parliamentary sitting weeks.

With the crisp autumn air lingering, I find myself reflecting on the matters of my constituents, eager to address your concerns and champion your causes within Parliament…

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Stage 3 Tax Cuts

On 25 January 2024, the Labor government announced changes to Individual income tax rates and thresholds from 1 July 2024. These changes are now law.

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HEADING INTO APRIL

Heading into April and we can feel the first changes of the season.

This weekend was an important time as we pause to celebrate Easter. A time for many of us to acknowledge the true meaning and hope of Easter that can be found for all.

I hope you all had a blessed weekend with your loved ones, enjoying a time of reflection, forgiveness, renewal, and hope.

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Heading into March & Recap of February

Parliament is back in session for the year and I have had the privilege of representing you, the people of Petrie, on issues that are important to you.

Heading into March, I look forward to meeting more of you around the electorate and celebrating how wonderful Petrie is!

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More Broken Promises Coming Under Labor

Now more than ever, it has become apparent that Labor Government’s across the country are not interested in addressing the cost of living crisis, but are more concerned with pleasing their union donors and playing identity politics. And now we see that they can’t be trusted as they break their promise with drastic changes to the already legislated Stage 3 Income Tax Cuts.

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It’s time to be festive

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! I cannot believe it is that time of the year again. December is a time where we gather with those we cherish and love to celebrate not only Christmas, but all that 2023 has been. Throughout this holiday period, I am hoping that you will take some time to relax and reflect on 2023, how this year was special, and how you can make 2024 even better! In the spirit of togetherness, let us cherish those most dear to us, appreciate the diversity that enriches us, and share the goodwill that defines us.

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DOLPHINS INAUGURAL SEASON

In their first season, Dolphins memberships have passed some 30,000, a feat reached by only three other NRL sides. In 2023 alone, the Dolphins community and game development team have driven over 25,000 kilometres, made 241 school visits and covered more than 200 junior clubs throughout Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay and all-over Central Queensland.

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2023 Petrie Biggest Survey

This year we once again have put our Petrie Biggest Survey out to the community, to get as much community feedback as possible, on the issues that most affect you. We’re grateful for all those who’ve completed our survey and want to continue to hear from those who are yet to complete it.

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2023 Petrie Volunteer Awards Morning Tea.

I had the chance to celebrate the contribution of 26 outstanding volunteers in Petrie, who go above and beyond and always show service over self, at my annual Volunteer Awards Morning Tea. This event is an opportunity to highlight the unsung, and often unseen heroes of in our community.

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Budget wrap up.

The Federal Budget is an opportunity for the Government of the day to demonstrate their priorities to the Australian people and outline an action plan to address some of the most pressing concerns for our country. Australians listened intently to the Treasurers 2023-24 Budget, in the hope that the promised cost-of-living relief would be delivered.

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PETRIE 2023 VOLUNTEER AWARDS MORNING TEA

Last week, the Federal Member for Petrie, the Hon. Luke Howarth celebrated the contributions of volunteers in the local community who go above and beyond in remarkable ways at Petrie’s 2023 Volunteer Awards Morning Tea.

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Shadow Ministry Acceptance

MEDIA RELEASE : LUKE HOWARTH MP Australia’s reality is Ukraine today could be East Asia Tomorrow When a Chinese military fighter jet intercepted a RAAF

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Luke Howarth. Maiden Speech.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 Mr HOWARTH (Petrie) (17:31): Madam Speaker I rise today humbled by the responsibility placed in me by my community. I congratulate

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