Community groups across Hinkler will be supported by a new Coalition Government program to lower energy costs and support local jobs.
A new funding opportunity to support the work of volunteers in the community has opened for Expressions of Interest.
More than 1,000 General Practices, including those in Hinkler, will join the COVID-19 vaccination program from next week, further strengthening the Commonwealth’s capacity, and ensuring an efficient and equitable distribution of vaccines across the country.
Older residents in Hinkler will be encouraged to bridge the digital divide through a new government investment to help senior Australians remain connected with friends and family online and learn new skills.
In the 365 days since the joint Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) and RACQ LifeFlight Rescue base in Bundaberg became operational, more than 1,384 patients have been transferred through the facility.
A $2.5 million Federal Government grant will boost the sugarcane industry allowing cane from Maryborough and further afield to be processed at the Isis Central Sugar Mill.
A Bundaberg business already taking the reef to the world will investigate spawning coral on a commercial basis thanks to a $304,058 Federal Government grant.
Support services in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay regions will receive additional funding to provide ongoing assistance to local Cashless Debit Card participants.
Local industries, including agriculture and construction, are among the first in Queensland to benefit from more reliable and accessible positioning technology, with Bundaberg one of the first to receive upgrades to Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) ground stations.
St Vincent de Pauls Childers shop has received an upgrade and a new centre for community assistance has been officially opened thanks to a grant from the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme.
More than $3 million has been committed to road safety upgrades throughout the Hinkler electorate under the Road Safety Program.
Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers are one of five organisations selected to take part in the $1 million Harvest Trail Services Industry Collaboration Trial to find new ways to encourage people to take up seasonal work opportunities in horticulture.
Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has called on communities in the region to apply for funding under Round 5 of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), with applications now open.
A new kitchen and storage at Fraser Coast Artslink, thanks to a grant from the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program, has improved the facilities for members and the community.
A local organisation in Hinkler committed to preserving Australia’s military history will benefit from $3,812 under the Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program.
The Australian Government has invested $10 million in federal funding to join $2.5 million in Queensland Government funding for the Bruce Highway upgrade at Isis River, with detailed design already underway on the $12.5 million project.
The Morrison Government is continuing to help skilled women across regional Australia get back into the workforce with a second intake of businesses in the Career Revive pilot initiative.
Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed the two-year extension of the Cashless Debit Card trial in Hinkler.
Local manufacturers in Hinkler with shovel-ready projects to increase their productivity and grow jobs are being encouraged to apply for a Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) grant.
A mobile phone tower in Redridge North will be able to keep operating longer if the power goes out during or after natural disasters, thanks to a major new investment by the Morrison McCormack Government.
Three high school students from Hinkler are this week taking part in a virtual camp to pursue their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).