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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


Pensioner Concession Cards reinstated for 828 Wide Bay former part-pensioners

More than 800 former part-pensioners in Wide Bay will have their Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) reinstated from today.

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Men’s Shed builds up the Murgon community

  • The Murgon Men’s Shed has completed construction of a second shed.
  • The extension will give shed members additional work and meeting space.
  • The Coalition Government invested $25,000 toward the upgrade.

The members of Murgon’s Men’s Shed will have more space to work after the newly completed extension was opened today.

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Safer Communities Fund now open for applications

Grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme will open on Friday 29 September, Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien announced today.

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Funding for Mary Valley Growers Co-operative to bear fruit

The Mary Valley Growers Co-operative has been awarded a $34,000 Australian Government grant to establish more efficient business systems to get local horticulture produce to even more customers across the Mary Valley, Noosa, Gympie and the wider Sunshine Coast.

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Queenslanders continue to farm smarter under $134 million national program

Queensland farmers will soon share in $134 million for a landmark new Smart Farms program under phase 2 of the Coalition Government’s $1 billion National Landcare Program.

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Caring for the land comes naturally to Gympie and South Burnett farmers

Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, and Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien, today visited two Landcare champions in the South Burnett and Mary Valley, to see how sustainable agriculture and farm management projects are achieving results on the ground.

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