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LLEW O'BRIEN MP

Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases

07/03/2017

Bells Bridge enters superfast broadband era

Superfast broadband has arrived in Bells Bridge as the nbn makes services available to more than 140 homes and businesses. Residents in Bells Bridge can begin ordering their nbn service from a retail service provider this week.

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07/03/2017

Gympie, Sunshine Coast Shine in regional small biz roadshow

THE nationwide small business roadshow headed by Small Business Minister Michael McCormack with leaders from the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has moved to Queensland’s Gympie and Sunshine Coast regions today.

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3/03/2017

Coalition review to revitalise education in Wide Bay 

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien today said the Coalition Government’s comprehensive review into regional, rural and remote education will boost outcomes for school students, and assist their further study, training and employment.

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3/03/2017

New investment to improve reef health

The Coalition Government will invest close to $10 million for two new projects to help cane farmers at Maryborough, Mareeba, Innisfail and Cairns implement new practices to improve the health and resilience of the Great Barrier Reef.

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28/02/2017

Businesses reminded to register for backpacker tax rate

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien, has reminded employers who wish to claim the 15% tax “backpacker” rate for their working holiday staff that they must register with the Australian Taxation Office to be eligible. 

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22/02/2017

New website brings school lessons to life at home for Wide Bay families

Wide Bay families can help their kids excel in the classroom thanks to a new website launched by the Coalition Government, Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien said.

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