Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Tranche 2 of Thriving Cohesive Communities grants now open

Thriving Cohesive Communities grants

6 January, 2020 – Applications are now open for the second tranche of the Thriving Cohesive Communities (TCC) grants. These grants provide funding for projects that strengthen social connections and promote opportunities for economic inclusion: There are three streams available…
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Nominate a great Queenslander

2020 Queensland Greats Awards

2 December, 2019 – For the last 20 years, the Queensland Greats Awards have been celebrating the remarkable people leading our communities – across many fields, including sport, the arts, science, philanthropy and business. If you know an outstanding individual…
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Wildlife hospitals and carers funding

Wildlife hospitals and carers funding

14 January, 2020 – It’s devastating to see the impact bushfires and drought have had on our animals. That’s why we’ve given wildlife carers and hospitals extra funding as they treat an unprecedented number of animals impacted by bushfires and…
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Beware Bushfire Charity Scams

Beware bushfire charity scammers

14 January, 2020 – So many generous people have donated to charities to support bushfires victims. Sadly, there are some unscrupulous individuals setting up fake charity sites to scam money. Avoid scammers by donating to registered charities such as –…
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Be DIY safe over the summer break

DIY safety

2 January, 2020 – While some of us use the Summer break as a time to rest, there’ll be plenty of people out there donning a tool belt and tackling DIY projects around the home. But even before picking up…
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Packing down Christmas lights safely

Christmas lights

31 December, 2019 – There’s been some spectacular Christmas lights on display this year! With the festive season drawing to an end and plenty of people about to take down their Christmas lights, Energex and Ergon Energy are urging customers…
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Button battery safety

button battery safety

30 December, 2019 – A reminder for parents to be careful of button batteries that may be in gifts received over Christmas. They’re usually found in portable devices around the home including: children’s toys flashing novelties (e.g. flameless candles) remote…
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Switch off before you head off

Switch off before you head off

23 December, 2019 – Whether you’re heading off for a few days or a number of weeks, it’s a good idea to go from room to room methodically switching off appliances at the wall – particularly those that don’t need…
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Merry Christmas Stafford

Merry Christmas Stafford 2019

19 December, 2019 – From myself and on behalf of my team at Stafford Electorate Office, I’d like to wish everyone in Stafford a joyful Christmas and Summer holiday season. The Stafford Electorate Office will be closed from Friday, 20 December…
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Big tick for new tradie laws

tradies laws

18 December, 2019 – Before the last election, the Palaszczuk Labor Government promised to deliver a fair go for tradies in Queensland – and we’re continuing to deliver on that. Our Government reformed construction industry payment laws and trialled new…
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Downward pressure on energy prices

rebates and concessions

17 December, 2019 – The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has released its residential electricity price trends report covering the three-year period from 2018-19 to 2021-22. The latest report shows that the Palaszczuk Government’s Affordable Energy Plan is putting downward…
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Toy safety checks

toy safety

16 December, 2019 – It’s important for everyone to do safety checks when buying toys for children. The rule of thumb should always be ‘the smaller the child, the bigger the toy’. Toys that are labelled as unsuitable for children…
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Disability parking scheme changes

DisabilityParking Scheme changes

13 December, 2019 – The Palaszczuk Government is expanding the disability parking scheme to include the vision impaired and doubling the fine for illegally using a space to $533. Under the current laws in Queensland, eligibility for a disability parking…
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Renewed emergency relief funding

Renewed emergency relief funding

12 December, 2019 – The Queensland Government will renew funding for 84 Emergency Relief services for a further three years. Emergency Relief providers assist vulnerable Queenslanders who may be struggling due to job loss, unexpected bills, or personal crisis following…
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Stop cyberbullying

stop cyberbullying

11 December, 2019 – The Palaszczuk Government is determined to tackle cyberbullying so that children are safe – both online and offline. We know parents are in the best position to help their child deal with cyberbullying and as part…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES