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Llew Obrien2
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Federal Member for Wide Bay

Working for Wide Bay

Media Releases


$2.19 million preschool funding boost for Wide Bay kids

More than 1700 Wide Bay children will benefit from a more than $400 million preschool funding boost announced by the Coalition Government, Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien announced today.

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Wide Bay residents urged to embrace My Health Record for simpler, safer care

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien is urging people, especially seniors and “grey nomads”, to register online for My Health Record, for secure, safer health care.

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Two new overtaking lanes for Bruce Highway at Tinana

Detailed design is underway for a $13.32 million project to build new overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway at Tinana.

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Wide Bay seniors urged to take five-question test for a healthier future

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien is encouraging residents aged 65 and over to take a five-question online test that could help them maintain their independence and improve their health.

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New service helps young children in Gympie and Cooloola Coast

Local families will benefit from a new $120,000 service providing multidisciplinary early intervention to young children in Gympie who are at risk of falling behind in their development.

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Deal sealed for Cooloola-Noosa road upgrade

  • Funding approved for sealing a 1.9 kilometre section of Counter Road (Cooloola to Noosa)
  • Upgrade to improve access for local industry and tourists to the region
  • Works expected to start mid 2018 and be complete by late 2018

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