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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


Festivals Australia applications open

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien is encouraging regional artists, arts workers and organisations local organisations to apply for Festivals Australia funding.

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Domestic tourists bring $2 billion boost

More Australians than ever before are choosing to visit the Sunshine Coast, including Noosa and Peregian Beach in the Wide Bay electorate – and the 3.4 million tourists have spent a whopping $2.06 billion, Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien announced today.

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Armistice Centenary Grants available for Wide Bay

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien is encouraging ex-service organisations and community groups to submit expressions of interest for funding for local commemorative projects to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War in 2018.

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New classrooms and hospitality centre for Victory College

Students at Victory College in Gympie will cook up new career paths with a new Hospitality Centre and classrooms, thanks to funding from the Coalition Government announced today by Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham and Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien.

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Three bridge upgrades for Noosa

Three new bridge projects will be delivered in the Wide Bay electorate following the announcement of successful projects under round three of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program.

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NBN roll-out now complete in Glenwood

  • Next-generation NBN fixed wireless tower goes live in Glenwood West
  • 380 premises can now connect to high speed broadband
  • Fixed wireless has highest customer satisfaction rating on the NBN

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien and Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash have welcomed the activation of a fixed wireless tower in Glenwood West which will connect to 380 homes and businesses to fast, affordable broadband.

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