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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


Additional $15 million to support farm businesses in QLD

  • An additional $15 million in Coalition Government funding for Drought Assistance Concessional Loans is now available for Queensland farm businesses to 30 June 2017.
  • $50 million has now been allocated to Queensland for Drought Assistance Concessional Loans since the Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme opened on 1 November 2016.
  • Since the scheme opened in November last year, 33 Queensland farm businesses have been approved for loan funding of almost $20 million.

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Parliamentary Friends of Road Safety Statement

This week marks the commencement of two very important initiatives; National Road Safety Week and the fourth UN Global Road Safety week.

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Back to basics budget based on fairness, security and opportunity

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien, said the 2017 Coalition Government Budget is based on principles of fairness, security and opportunity.

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Quality Schools funding estimator for Wide Bay

A new funding estimator is available to help parents, teachers, principals and school communities see exactly how they stand to benefit from the Coalition Government’s new $18.6 billion needs-based Quality Schools plan.

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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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