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July 21, 2021

Workshops to help students RISE to new opportunities

More students throughout Queensland will have the opportunity to become budding film directors, with Noosa Film Academy to receive $298,445 for a series of school workshops, Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of R...

July 15, 2021

Making dunnies divine with Stronger Communities funding

Divine Dunnies, a quirky and uniquely Maryborough attraction planned for Maryborough’s City Hall toilet block is one step closer to being realised with Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew ...

Grant to help Maryborough Bears’ boost safety

A new fence at the Maryborough Bears Australian Football Club will help ensure the safety of younger players and local wildlife, with Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien announcing a...

July 10, 2021

New Glenwood memorial ensures Anzac legacy will live on

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien will today unveil a new memorial at Glenwood to honour Australians who have served in conflicts and peacekeeping missions....

July 6, 2021

Local grants to support NAIDOC Week 2021 celebrations

NAIDOC Week 2021 events are underway around Wide Bay, and organisations in Gympie, Cooroy and Maryborough have received federal funding to help celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander excellence, rich history and culture....

June 24, 2021

Safer Communities Fund Round 6 open now

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien is encouraging local organisations and councils to apply for a share of $30 million in funding for community safety initiatives....

State Government must fast-track work on four-lane Tiaro bypass

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien has urged the State Government to fast-track the design for a four-lane Tiaro bypass, after Queensland Roads Minister Mark Bailey said it won’t ...

June 11, 2021

Saluting the Service of Maryborough Air Force and defence personnel

Wide Bay’s aviation history resources will reach new heights, with federal funding to purchase a DH82 Tiger Moth for the Maryborough Military Aviation Museum, Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative...