Category: Media Release

Study to investigate cooling nests to balance turtle gender ratio

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.

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Funding for disability parking at Childers Men’s Shed

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.

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Recreation Precinct to receive upgrade

The Bundaberg Recreation Precinct will receive a significant upgrade thanks to Australian Government funding to support community infrastructure and other drought-relief projects through the expanded Drought Communities Program.

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New initiative to get teens with autism involved in sport

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.

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JobKeeper Payment and the Coronavirus Supplement extended for Hinkler businesses and households

The JobKeeper program and the Coronavirus Supplement have been extended to continue supporting affected businesses and households in the Hinkler electorate.

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Hervey Bay Airport runway renewal takes off

The Hervey Bay Airport is getting a facelift with work now underway on an 11-month project to refurbish the runway and improve the airfield lighting under the Hinkler Regional Deal.

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‘Go Local First’ campaign to support small businesses kicks off

A national campaign has been launched to support the recovery of Australia’s small businesses by calling on all Australians to ‘Go Local First’.

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Missing link to join Urraween to Boundary Roads

Construction on the long-awaited $21.7 million Boundary Road extension project will start early next year as part of the Hinkler Regional Deal.

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$161,000 funding for veteran advocacy services in Hinkler

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.

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Support for COVID impacted agricultural shows

Local agricultural show societies in the Hinkler electorate could be eligible for a share of $10 million in Australian Government one-off payments to help them recover from the impacts of cancellations due to COVID-19.

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