The Australian Government is funding a new project under the Securing Raw Materials Program to grow seaweed in tanks for food products, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals and compostable plastics in Hervey Bay.
National Skills Week will see events and webinars held across the country aiming to help Australians unlock their potential and gain real skills for real careers.
Manufacturers in Hinkler can now apply for a share of $800 million in funding for major job creating projects under the Morrison Government’s $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative.
Work is ramping up to deliver a $103 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway near Aldershot, with two new bridges to be built at Saltwater Creek and Deadmans Gully.
Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has slammed Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese for lying about the possibility of the Cashless Debit Card being extended to include age pensioners – a move that the Coalition Government has repeatedly confirmed will never happen.
Securing the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games is not only a coup for Queensland, it’s a coup for young athletes’ right across the Bundaberg-Hervey Bay region.
Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt says the Queensland State Labor Government’s Budget has ignored the needs of regional Queenslanders, once again.
Three intersections in the Hinkler electorate will receive a major road safety boost with the Australian Government announcing it will invest $658,000 from the 2021–22 Black Spot Program.
Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said a much-needed safety upgrade at a notorious intersection in Hervey Bay can start as soon as the Queensland State Labor Government makes it a priority.
Three men’s sheds in the Hinkler electorate will receive funding to support the health of men and boys in the latest round of grant funding of the National Shed Development Programme.
Tenders are now being sought to build a major new east-west arterial road in Hervey Bay.
Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has slammed Labor opposition leader Anthony Albanese who stated in a radio interview this week that Labor will scrap the Cashless Debit Card if elected.
Site investigations are underway for new Fraser Coast Regional Council buildings in Hervey Bay.
Construction on the Pacific Marine Base will kick off next month, bringing a new industry to the Port of Bundaberg and more local jobs.
A substantial investment in Aged Care, tax cuts for low-and middle-income earners, wage subsidies for apprentices, more funding for mental health and support for women leaving domestic violence are just some of the measures announced in last night’s Federal Budget.
A major intersection in Hervey Bay will receive a $44 million upgrade to improve road safety for motorists in the region.