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LLEW O'BRIEN MP

Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases

20/02/2017

Major Bruce Highway upgrade south of Gympie on-track

  • Bruce Highway – Cooroy to Curra Section C project on track for completion by mid-2018
  • Australian Government contributing $307.4 million/Queensland Government contributing $76.8 million to the project, with an estimated 426 jobs being supported over the life of the project

Work is well underway on building a safer road for motorists and freight transport operators driving the Bruce Highway south of Gympie.

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14/02/2017

New Coalition Government support for youth jobs

New Australian Government incentives are now available to help businesses in Wide Bay hire additional staff.

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14/02/2017

Coalition Government crackdown on multinational tax avoidance to fund services in Wide Bay

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien today said the Coalition Government is cracking down on multinational tax dodgers to ensure they pay their fair share of tax, clawing back around $2 billion this year to fund crucial government services.

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13/02/2017

O’Brien backs Coalition’s plan for affordable and reliable electricity

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien said he strongly supports the Coalition Government efforts to keep power prices as low as possible.

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10/02/2017

Senate inquiry to examine decentralisation to move jobs to regions

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O'Brien, today said local people can have their say about the new jobs, benefits and economic opportunities that decentralisation of Government agencies would bring to regional communities, through a new Senate inquiry into moving Commonwealth jobs to the regions.

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10/02/2017

Suicide prevention trial announced for Wide Bay

An innovative suicide prevention trial will be undertaken in the Wide Bay region in an attempt to tackle the area’s high rates of suicide and self-harm.

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