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.
An extension to the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme will give farmers impacted by drought more time to apply for funding.
It was with sadness I learned of the death overnight of His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.
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.