The Palaszczuk Government’s weasel words about restoring the yield at Paradise Dam are cold comfort for local growers, said Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt.
Local organisations who employ and support members of the veteran community, or veterans making a significant contribution to their workplace, are being encouraged to nominate for the 2021 Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards.
A plan to create jobs, rebuild the economy and secure Australia’s future was unveiled in last night’s Federal Budget.
The Morrison-McCormack Government will inject $250 million into regional Australia, encouraging more Australians to travel and experience a home-grown holiday, boosting regional jobs and local economies.
Works have started on a jointly-funded $20.3 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway north of Childers, driving safety along the busy tourist and freight stretch and supporting a further 50 jobs for the region.
The Urangan Community Centre at the Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens will undergo a substantial
expansion with a focus on wellness and wellbeing thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the Federal
The Queensland State Labor Government is intentionally delaying a multi-million project at the Port of Bundaberg which would attract more investment and jobs to the region.
A group of Federal Queensland MPs have expressed their concerns about a workforce shortage in the agriculture industry which could have a devastating impact on the sector.
The Morrison Government has today announced a $30,000 grant for the Taste Bundaberg Festival 2021 to boost domestic visitors and support the region.
A pilot study at Mon Repos Conservation Park will trial approaches to cooling turtle nesting beaches to restore the normal ratio of male and female hatchlings.
The Australian Government is continuing to support the health and wellbeing of men in Childers through a grant of $5,000 under the 20th funding round of the National Shed Development Programme.
A program aimed at getting teenagers with autism more active and involved in organised sport is part of a new initiative funded by the Federal Government.
The JobKeeper program and the Coronavirus Supplement have been extended to continue supporting affected businesses and households in the Hinkler electorate.
A national campaign has been launched to support the recovery of Australia’s small businesses by calling on all Australians to ‘Go Local First’.
Five ex-service organisations (ESOs) and other veteran groups in Hinkler – which provide advocacy services to veterans and their families – will share in more than $161,000 as part of the Governments Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program.
Bundaberg RSL Sub-Branch will host a commemorative event for the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific in August thanks to funding from the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program.
Australian men with prostate cancer and their families in Bundaberg and Hervey Bay will benefit from an expansion of the Australian Government’s Prostate Cancer Nurses Program.
A world-class company with experience overseeing multiple shopping centre and entertainment precinct projects in regional Queensland and significant commercial building developments in Brisbane will manage the delivery of a number of projects on the Fraser Coast under the Hinkler Regional Deal.
Free online information sessions will offer residents the chance to explore current progress on the Hinkler Regional Deal, which is transforming the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay regions.
The Morrison Government is investing $24.2 million to reduce wait times and fast track access to mental health services for young people aged 12–25 seeking headspace appointments.
A new local infrastructure project and a community event will receive a financial boost as part of a $207 million investment under Round 4 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund.