Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Big news – Community sport is back from June 13

Community Sport

27 May, 2020 – As Queensland clubs warm up for the return of community sport, the Palaszczuk Government is ensuring the coming season is COVID-safe, with a $51.3 million Return to Play recovery assistance package. Local sports clubs and communities…
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Tough Mine Safety Laws

mine safety laws

25 May, 2020 – The Palaszczuk Government’s recent mine safety reforms have made our state’s mining laws even tougher. Mine and quarry company executives now face up to 20 years in jail or fines of up to $13 million if…
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Premier’s Reading Challenge – get reading!

Premiers Reading Challenge, Stafford

13 May, 2020 – The Premier’s Reading Challenge has kicked off. We want all children from Prep to Year 9 around the state to have a strong foundation in literacy and that’s what the Premier’s Reading Challenge is all about….
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Footbridge works at Alderley Station

Alderley Footbridge Works May 2020

8 May, 2020 – The Alderley station footbridge and lifts will be temporarily closed from 7am Monday 11th May to 5pm Friday 15th May while Queensland Rail carries out flooring works. During the works, pedestrian access between the station platforms…
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Jobs and clean energy to flow from new solar farm

Western Downs Green Power Hub

7 May, 2020 – The Palaszczuk Government has announced a major boost for regional renewable energy jobs with work to start in July on Australia’s biggest solar farm near Chinchilla. Neoen has signed a power purchase agreement with publicly-owned CleanCo…
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Mother’s Day Photo Competition

Mothers Day Photo Competition

5 May, 2020 – It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday. Prep to Year 6 students of Stafford electorate – send in a photo to show how you’re helping Mum during COVID-19 lockdown, and you could WIN her a pamper pack for…
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Rail maintenance track closures

Rail Maintenance Track Closures

2 May, 2020 – Tracks will be closed on the Inner City & Ferny Grove lines on Monday 4 May, from 9:30pm to allow Queensland Rail to carrying out maintenance works. Tracks will also close for maintenance from 9:30pm on…
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Temporary road closure, Mina Pde, Alderley

Mina Parade temporary road closure

15 April, 2020 – Mina Parade will be temporarily closed, between Frederick and Wakefield Streets, Alderley, from Friday 17 to Monday 20 April, 2020 while the Frederick Street bridge is being demolished. A detour will be in place with traffic…
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2020 EKKA cancelled

2020 EKKA cancelled

9 April, 2020 – The Ekka has been called off this year in the best interests of public health. It’s just the third time in the Ekka’s 143-year history that the show has been cancelled. It was previously cancelled in…
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Queenslanders get the keys to new renewable energy

MacIntyre Wind Farm Precinct

26 March, 2020 – Queenslanders now own their first new renewable energy generation in 20 years, with publicly owned generator CleanCo building a new wind farm near Warwick, on the Southern Downs. As one of the largest onshore wind farms…
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New laws so supermarkets can restock around the clock

New laws so supermarkets can restock around the clock

23 March, 2020 – The Palaszczuk Government is introducing urgent reforms to the Planning Act to help make sure that supermarkets stay well stocked to deal with the unprecedented demand for groceries. Our manufacturers and supply chains are working well…
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Take action together to stamp out violence and bullying

10th National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence

20 March, 2020 – Today marks the 10th National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence, recognising the tremendous work of schools & communities, all year round, to build supportive learning environments and foster respectful relationships, at school, and beyond….
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Funding to aid coronavirus economic recovery

Coronavirus Industry Recovery Package

19 March, 2020 – The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak is having wide-ranging affects on the Queensland Economy. From tourism through to exporters and small businesses – businesses and industries across the state are already feeling the initial burn of this outbreak….
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Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Grants Round 2 now open

Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Grants

17 March, 2020 – The Palaszczuk Government’s $21 million Wheelchair Accessible Taxi grants program helps operators make their taxis accessible for people with disability. Accessible taxi services are often the only means of transport some people with disability and their…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES