Media Releases

Hinterland road upgrades to drive safety, jobs

June 29, 2020

The next phase of the Palaszczuk Government’s $11.3 million Mount Glorious Road and Samford-Mount Glorious Road upgrade program has been announced, supporting more than 40 jobs. Member for Pine Rivers Nikki Boyd said design is wrapping up on safety upgrades along a 7km stretch of Samford-Mount Glorious Road between Highvale and Mount Nebo, putting construction on-track to begin later this year.

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Signs now flashing in 1000 school zones

June 25, 2020

School children across Queensland are now safer than ever, with the 1000th installation of a flashing school zone sign recently completed

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Pine Rivers Wildlife carer to receive funds to care for native animals.

June 15, 2020

A wildlife carer from Kobble Creek will receive $2000 from the Community Sustainability Action Grants program to help continue providing lifesaving care to sick or injured wildlife as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s recovery plan: Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs.

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Jobs secured for Lawnton station upgrade

June 08, 2020

Major works on the $10.4 million Lawnton station parking project are on-track to begin in coming months with the contract now awarded for construction. The Palaszczuk Government will partner with Queensland Bridge and Civil to build more than 250 new commuter parks, supporting more than 15 jobs.

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Moreton Bay locals get Back to Work

June 01, 2020

More than 880 locals across the Moreton Bay region have a job thanks to the Palaszczuk government’s Back to Work program. Member for Pine Rivers Nikki Boyd said 61 Moreton Bay businesses have been supported to employ 70 locals since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Exciting new Maiala day use area

May 21, 2020

This weekend  one of Brisbane’s most popular national park visitor sites will reopen following a major facilities upgrade as part of the Palaszczuk Governments $45 million Revitalising National Parks initiative.   The Maiala day use area at Mt Glorious, part of the D’Aguilar National Park is a popular destination for many Queenslanders who enjoy picnics, grassy open spaces and easy access rainforest walks.

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