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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


Wide Bay pre-schoolers get a head start in STEM

Pre-schoolers in Maryborough will be amongst the first in Australia to be introduced to science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) through a new series of fun, play-based apps.

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Available now - The School Leavers' Guide for 2017

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has released a School Leavers' Guide, packed with useful information to help Year 12 students prepare for life after school.

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Peregian Beach surf lifesaver clubhouse upgrade opens in time for summer

  • Surf lifesavers big winners with the upgraded facilities on Peregian Beach
  • Refurbishment includes equipment storage area, training rooms and a new deck
  • The Coalition Government invested $20,000 towards the project

Sunshine Coast community, residents and beachgoers today celebrated the opening of the newly refurbished Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club’s clubhouse at Peregian Beach.

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Vietnam Veterans' Day and the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien encouraged the Wide Bay to honour the service and sacrifice of the Australians who served in Vietnam War as the country marks Vietnam Veterans’ Day and the Battle of Long Tan on August 18.

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New campaign encourages parents to 'Get the Facts about Immunisation'

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien is encouraging parents to ‘Get the Facts about Immunisation’, as part of a new campaign to improve the vaccination rates of Wide Bay children.

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Safer Bruce Highway at Tinana as interchange opens to traffic

  • $38 million project officially open, improving safety and traffic flow through the area
  • Minor completion works to continue over coming weeks, with reduced speed limits in place
  • An estimated 118 direct jobs supported over the life of the project

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