Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Celebrate Queensland Multicultural Month

Queensland Multicultural Month

3 August, 2018 – Let’s celebrate and showcase our cultural diversity during Queensland Multicultural Month this August. Our State is a multicultural success story, it is home to people from more than 220 different countries and territories, who speak more…
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EOIs closing soon for GCBF Commemorative Grants Round

GCBF Commemorative Round

18 June, 2018 – Calling all Stafford community groups and clubs: a celebratory round of grants is on offer for not-for-profit groups across Queensland from the state’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). There is a total of $1.25 million available…
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New Probation and Parole Officers Graduate

New Probation and Parole Officers Graduate

17 August, 2018 – A class of 21 new community corrections officers recently graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy, including two officers for the Brisbane North District Office at Stafford. All graduates have completed more than 150 hours…
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Multicultural events grants

Celebrating Multicultural Queensland

11 August, 2018 – If you’re holding a multicultural event in 2019, you could be in line for a grant of up to $20,000 through the Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program. I particularly encourage new and emerging cultural groups and organisations…
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Help shape the future of Queensland palliative care services

Palliative Care Services Review

10 August, 2018 – Queensland Health is reviewing palliative care services in Queensland and invites you to share your views. Our State’s growing and ageing population, combined with an increasing rate of chronic and life-limiting illnesses, continues to increase demand…
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Call for small business insights on policy in Queensland

small business consultation panels

10 August, 2018 – The Queensland Government is calling on experienced small business owners and operators to take part in new small business consultation panels to help inform government decision-making. Small business makes a vital contribution to our State’s economy…
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Civil and workplace surveillance laws to be examined

Digital Surveilance

9 August, 2018 – The Queensland Law Reform Commission (QLRC) is looking into the need to strengthen laws around the use of surveillance devices and technologies in both civil and workplace environments. This follows the recent release of the Palaszczuk…
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Queensland Rail night works – Alderley

Queensland Rail night works – Alderley

8 August, 2018 – To improve safety and reliability of service, Queensland Rail will carry overhead line work at Alderley station, from 11pm to 4am each night from Sunday – Wednesday, 12-15 August. Nearby residents may experience some extra noise…
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20% off desexing your pet

RSPCA Queensland’s Operation Wanted

8 August, 2018 – RSPCA Queensland’s Operation Wanted is offering 20% off desexing until 31 August 2018 at participating vets. This means cost savings at the vet, cheaper council registration fees, and no risk of unwanted litters in the future….
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Commencement of changes to the Child Protection Act 1999

Changes to the Child Protection Act 1999

7 August, 2018 – Queensland’s most vulnerable children will have greater protection with important reforms to Queensland’s child projection legislation recently coming in to effect. The latest phase of these reforms will make it easier for children on custody orders…
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Prospective juror email scam

Justice email scam

7 August, 2018 – Some Queenslanders have received a scam email from the address ‘justice.gov.au’ which says that the recipient has been selected as a Prospective Juror. Don’t click on the link if you receive an email like this. The…
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Get Started Vouchers

Get Started Vouchers

6 August, 2018 – Round 12 of the Get Started Vouchers are now open. If you have either a health care card or a pensioner card you could be eligible for a $150 voucher to help cover the costs of…
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Electricity rebate scheme extended

Ergon EasyPay Rewards

6 August, 2018 – Householders could earn up to $225 and small businesses up to $360 over three years with the extension of Ergon’s EasyPay Rewards. Eligible households will receive a $75 per year rebate and small businesses $120 per…
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Support RSPCA Cupcake Day at Stafford Police

RSPCA Cupcake Day

2 August, 2018 – Stafford Police’s famous community cupcake stall will be open on Thursday 9th August from 7.00am – 4.00pm (or until the goodies are gone) right out front of the foyer at Stafford Police Station. Cupcake Day is…
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Dysart substation to get $31m upgrade

Dysart Substation – photo by Powerlink

2 August, 2018 – After more than 40 years in operation, the Dysart substation will receive a $31 million upgrade. The $31m upgrade will further secure electricity supply for the Dysart township and neighbouring communities, a number of coal mines…
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Mine life extension drives secure local jobs

Peabody – North Goonyella

1 August, 2018 – Peabody Energy recently announced that it will continue to mine at its North Goonyella coal operations (160 km west of Mackay) until 2026. This means another seven years of work for more than 230 mine employees…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES