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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


Yay for Section A! Another section of Cooroy to Curra upgrade now open

The $490 million Cooroy to Curra Section A upgrade is completed and already easing congestion for all motorists travelling that section of the Bruce Highway.

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Tinana Interchange project reaches major milestone

The Tinana interchange near Maryborough will reach a key milestone this week, with the installation of concrete girders underway for the new two-span overpass.

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$318 million Gonski funding boost one step closer for Wide Bay schools

An additional $318 million for Wide Bay schools is one step closer after the Coalition Government’s Gonski needs-based funding plan passed the House of Representatives.

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Grants for Wide Bay volunteer community groups

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien today announced that 40 community groups in Wide Bay will share in more than $160,000 to support the work of almost 1,200 volunteers.

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Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien today encouraged everyone in Wide Bay to pause and reflect on Anzac Day, to honour the service and sacrifice of all Australian men and women who have served in the defence of our country.

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Bruce Highway safety works continue north of Tiaro

  • $18.36 million upgrade to the Bruce Highway north of Tiaro to improve safety and traffic flow
  • Works to include new and extended overtaking lanes, a widened median, and new turning lanes at intersections, with upgrades scheduled to be completed by late 2017

Safety works on the Bruce Highway north of Tiaro are about to start, including new overtaking lanes and widened medians to help reduce the high accident rate along this stretch of highway.

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