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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


New tourism campaign to attract youth to Wide Bay

Tourism Australia has launched a new youth campaign, ‘Aussie News Today,’ to attract more young people to the Wide Bay region.

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Age Pension Guide now available

An Age Pension Guide explaining the terms and conditions that apply to the Age Pension has been released by the Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien.

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Pensioner Concession Cards reinstated for 828 Wide Bay former part-pensioners

More than 800 former part-pensioners in Wide Bay will have their Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) reinstated from today.

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Men’s Shed builds up the Murgon community

  • The Murgon Men’s Shed has completed construction of a second shed.
  • The extension will give shed members additional work and meeting space.
  • The Coalition Government invested $25,000 toward the upgrade.

The members of Murgon’s Men’s Shed will have more space to work after the newly completed extension was opened today.

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Safer Communities Fund now open for applications

Grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme will open on Friday 29 September, Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien announced today.

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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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