Lowering energy costs for community groups in Hinkler

Community groups across Hinkler will be supported by a new Coalition Government program to lower energy costs and support local jobs.

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Speech – 2021 Nationals Federal Conference

Anniversaries should be times of both celebration and reflection.
A 101-year anniversary is something else again – proof of resilience, of survival against the odds, and the ability to evolve through changing times.
Our party has an enormous amount to be proud of, and much of that has been discussed during this conference.
And yet this Federal Conference occurs at a time when our Parliament – the central democratic institution of our nation – has hit a pretty low ebb.
As someone who has been self-employed, employed a lot of people and have been in charge of divisions of companies, I’ve always described Parliament House as the strangest place I’ve ever worked in.
But that is not a reason for allowing things to remain the same.
We owe it to you, to our nation to do a lot better.
We cannot accept the unacceptable.
We have to work to a higher standard of personal responsibility than other places.

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Volunteer Grants available for community organisations

A new funding opportunity to support the work of volunteers in the community has opened for Expressions of Interest.

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Hinkler General Practices join the Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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.

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Helping older Australians improve their digital skills, confidence and online safety

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.

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RFDS and LifeFlight celebrate one-year anniversary in new base

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.

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More sugarcane to be crushed at Isis Mill thanks to Federal grant

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.

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Covid-19 vaccination rollout starts

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout has started with a mobile workforce delivering the vaccine into aged care centres.

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Boost for live coral export business thanks to grant

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.

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Funding boost for Queensland Cashless Debit Card support services

Support services in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay regions will receive additional funding to provide ongoing assistance to local Cashless Debit Card participants.

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