Media Releases

Media Releases

Media Releases

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.

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Funding for Maryborough Speedway to accelerate growth

Competitors and spectators at Maryborough Speedway will be able to enjoy motorsports from a safe, shaded location with Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien announcing a $15,000 grant for the Maryborough Sporting Cars Club.

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Men’s Shed grants now open

As part of Men’s Health Week, 14-20 June, Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien is encouraging Men’s Sheds across Wide Bay to apply for funding as part of the newest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme (NDSP).

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Thank a First Responder on June 9

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien is encouraging people to show their appreciation for emergency services on Thank A First Responder Day – Wednesday 9 June 2021.

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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.

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BIG BUDGET BOOST TO AGED CARE, JOBS AND FAMILIES

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien said while there are many big numbers in the 2021-22 Budget for big spending programs designed to achieve big outcomes, the test will be is what difference is made on the ground.

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Universal Telehealth extended through 2021

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien has welcomed a $114 million investment in the upcoming federal Budget to extend Telehealth services until the end of the year. 

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Taxpayers at risk with two-lane Tiaro Bypass plan

Federal Member for Wide Bay and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Llew O’Brien has questioned why the Queensland Government hasn’t put forward a plan for a four-lane Tiaro Bypass, saying the two-lane proposal will leave taxpayers paying twice for the project.

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