Media Releases

Media Releases

Media Releases

Smart Farms Small Grants boost for Wide Bay soil

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien is encouraging Wide Bay individuals and organisations to apply for a share of $13 million for activities to assist farmers and land managers improve their understanding and management of their soil.

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Australian National Flag Day 2021

Friday 3 September 2021 marks 120 years since the Australian National Flag was first officially flown at Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building in 1901, and it’s an important milestone to acknowledge as we reflect on the importance of our foremost national emblem.

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Acknowledging Wide Bay’s aged care employees

Saturday, August 7 2021, marks Aged Care Employee Day, with Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien paying tribute to the extraordinary contribution of aged care employees across Wide Bay.

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Brolga Theatre car parks to almost double

The number of car parks at the Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre in Maryborough will almost double to 237 spaces, with a $780,000 upgrade through the Federal Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.

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Boost to aged care beds in Gympie

An extra 13 aged care bed allocations will help Gympie seniors receive care while staying a part of their community, Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien announced today.

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NOOSA HEADS’ LANGURA STREET GIVEN FACE-LIFT

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce has joined Noosa Mayor Clare Stewart to mark completion of Noosa Heads’ Langura Street upgrade, which will improve safety and traffic access through this high traffic area.

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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 Representatives Llew O’Brien announced today.

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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 O’Brien announcing new federal funding for the project.

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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 $10,000 grant for the project.

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