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April 16, 2021

New production line supporting jobs in Wide Bay’s timber industry

A new $2.2 million production line at DTM Timber in Maryborough will create local jobs and support Wide Bay’s valuable timber industry, with Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien off...

April 15, 2021

Applications open for Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot in Wide Bay

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien is encouraging farmers in the Burnett Mary region to diversify their farm income and improve their drought resilience as part of a new Australian ...

April 12, 2021

2021 Age Pension Guide now available

An updated guide to the Age Pension, including payment rates, assets tests and conditions, is now available from the office of the Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien....

April 6, 2021

Road changes as Section D Bruce Highway upgrade takes shape

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien is urging drivers to take note of upcoming road closures as part of the $1 billion Cooroy to Curra Section D Bruce Highway upgrade....

April 1, 2021

Funding to help grow community events in Tansey

The Australian Government is continuing to back drought-affected communities, with $23,848 for Tansey Show Society, Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien announced today....

March 31, 2021

Lowering energy costs for Wide Bay community groups

Wide Bay community groups can now apply for grants up to $12,000 as part of a new Coalition Government program to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce global emissions....

March 26, 2021

Relief for independent cinemas in Wide Bay

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O'Brien has welcomed the Morrison Government $20 million commitment to assist independent cinema operators....