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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


nbn construction to start to connect Noosa communities sooner

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien today said construction of the nbn will start in Noosa communities before the end of the year, ahead of the rollout schedule.

“The Liberal Nationals Government prioritized the rollout of the nbn to underserviced areas and I’m pleased that construction will soon begin to deliver the nbn to approximately 23,300 premises across Noosa,” Mr O’Brien said. 

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Llew O’Brien announces funding for Cherbourg’s Ration Shed Museum

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien today announced that Cherbourg’s historic Ration Shed Museum will receive $237,000 from the Liberal Nationals Government.

The funding will be used to develop and deliver education programs, repair and refurbish buildings, and build capacity to strengthen the organisation.

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Additional parking for Murgon’s Castra aged care facility

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien recently visited Castra Residential Aged Care, which received $14,157 from the Coalition Government towards the provision of additional car parking spaces and improved access to its buildings.

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Carers Week 2016: 16-22 October

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien, today thanked and congratulated all carers.

“Carers Week, which runs between 16-22 October, provides an opportunity for the work of carers to be recognised for the enormous contribution they make in helping others,” Mr O’Brien said.

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Maryborough Motorcyclist Club receives $11,658 towards new shed

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien and Minister for Regional Development, Fiona Nash, today announced the Liberal Nationals Government will provide $11,658 towards the construction of a new shed at Maryborough’s Action Park.

“The funding will be used to build a new multi-purpose shed that will provide space for a meeting room, training facility, and administrative services, as well as storage for the Club’s equipment,” Mr O’Brien said.

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Coalition Government support for St Vincent de Paul, Maryborough

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien, and Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash, today visited St Vincent de Paul’s Maryborough Centre of Charity, which received $5,350 from the Liberal Nationals Government towards the replacement of its kitchen.

“The funding has assisted with the upgrade of the kitchen at its Kent Street store, which included the purchase of a new refrigerator, stove, urn and microwave, as well as new paint work, floor coverings, door and window screens,” Mr O’Brien said.

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