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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


Round Three of the Bridges Renewal Programme now open

Wide Bay councils can get help from the Federal Government to repair local bridges, with a new round of funding under the $360 million Bridges Renewal Programme opening tomorrow (Friday, March 17).

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Justin Bieber in good company as visitor numbers soar at Sunshine and Fraser Coasts

Justin Bieber might be the latest celebrity to visit the Sunshine Coast – but Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien can confirm the pop idol is treading a well-worn path, with international visitor numbers rising 16% to 291,000 people.

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More Commonwealth Home Support services for Wide Bay

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O’Brien today announced that an extra $800,925 will be made available under the Coalition Government’s Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) to fund in home care services for older people.

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Innovative approaches help more young Wide Bay people into work

Young people across the region will be given a helping hand to get into work after Impact Community Services was successful in its application to deliver the second round of Empowering YOUth Initiatives, Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has announced.

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International Women's Day 2017 - Helping Wide Bay Women get into work

With March 8 marking International Women’s Day, Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has welcomed the expansion of an employment partnership helping women get into work.

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Bells Bridge enters superfast broadband era

Superfast broadband has arrived in Bells Bridge as the nbn makes services available to more than 140 homes and businesses. Residents in Bells Bridge can begin ordering their nbn service from a retail service provider this week.

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