Media Releases

Everyone’s a winner with grants for Queensland’s local shows

September 22, 2020

Local shows across the state will continue to delight, entertain and connect communities with 130 show societies and associations receiving more than $2.1 million from the Queensland Government’s Show Societies Grants Program, to help conduct their annual show.

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Project Booyah funding secured for Pine Rivers and Redcliffe

September 08, 2020

The future of the award-winning Project Booyah is secure in the Moreton Bay region thanks to a substantial investment from the Palaszczuk Government. More than $4.13 million over four years and $1.29 million ongoing will be provided for the Framing the Future component of Project Booyah.   This means the post-program support for graduates will now be a permanent fixture of Project Booyah.

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Game plan for $125 million Linkfield overhaul, 196 jobs

September 01, 2020

Detailed planning has started on possible solutions for congestion at one of north Brisbane’s busiest interchanges. Arup has been awarded the tender to deliver an options analysis and business case for the jointly-funded $125 million Linkfield Road overpass upgrade.

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New projects on the horizon for North Brisbane schools

August 21, 2020

Schools in Pine Rivers and surrounds will share in over $4.3 million worth of new projects, minor works and upgrades thanks to a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government.  These projects form part of an overall investment of $220 million across Queensland, improving school facilities and supporting more than 720 jobs. Several state schools across the Pine Rivers, Kurwongbah, and Murrumba area will be boosted from this funding, suppor...

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Strongest protections for SEQ Koalas

August 20, 2020

The Palaszczuk Government today launched the new South East Queensland Koala Conservation Strategy 2020-2025, which includes the strongest koala protections Queensland has ever seen, along with $1.4 million for koala research grants.

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Major safety upgrade for Eaton's Crossing Road

August 09, 2020

Strathpine-Samford Road is set to receive a $57 million safety improvement makeover at various locations from Samford Village to Eatons Hill. Member for Pine Rivers Nikki Boyd said Strathpine-Samford Road (locally known as Eatons Crossing Road and a section of Mount Samson Road) was a busy arterial road connecting South Pine to Samford. "Between 7000 and 14,000 vehicles use various sections of this road every day," Ms Boyd said.

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