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LLEW O'BRIEN MP

Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases

27/9/2017

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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27/9/2017

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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27/9/2017

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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27/9/2017

Country of Origin labelling a boost for Nestlé's Gympie coffee factory

Nestlé Australia is one of the growing number of companies rolling out Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) early, making it easier for consumers to buy locally made products. 

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22/9/2017

Final touches complete on a safer, smoother Tinana Interchange

A roads project that will help drive the growing Wide Bay region well into the future is complete, with the last works finished on the $38 million Tinana Interchange upgrade.

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22/9/2017

Building Better Regions Fund boosts community and business events in Wide Bay 

  •  Fund supports key community projects in regional and remote communities
  • Six projects in Wide Bay will share in more than $200,000 to hold community events and business forums

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