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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


New service helps young children in Gympie and Cooloola Coast

Local families will benefit from a new $120,000 service providing multidisciplinary early intervention to young children in Gympie who are at risk of falling behind in their development.

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Deal sealed for Cooloola-Noosa road upgrade

  • Funding approved for sealing a 1.9 kilometre section of Counter Road (Cooloola to Noosa)
  • Upgrade to improve access for local industry and tourists to the region
  • Works expected to start mid 2018 and be complete by late 2018

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Applications open for Local Drug Action Teams in Wide Bay

The Coalition Government is continuing to take action to combat the scourge of ice and other illicit drugs with more Local Drug Action Teams set to roll out across Australia.

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Stronger Communities funding builds a safer, brighter Noosa region

Noosa communities will be safer and enjoy greater support after three local organisations received almost $30,000 in funding through round three of the Stronger Communities Programme, Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien announced today.

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Coalition Government delivers boost for lifesaving clubs in Wide Bay

Wide Bay beaches and waterways will become safer, with each lifesaving club in the electorate set to receive a $5000 boost from the Coalition Government to help reduce drownings and near-deaths.

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$110 million additional investment in child and youth mental health

The Coalition Government is providing an additional $110 million to expand mental health programs for young Australians, Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien said today.

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