Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Celebrating Multicultural Queensland – Project Grants

Celebrating Multicultural Queensland – Project Grants

13 November, 2018 – Applications are now open for grants of up to $40,000 for projects that encourage people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to participate in community based activities (such as workshops, training, skills development, and knowledge and awareness…
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Queensland Youth Week 2019 Event Grants

Queensland Youth Week 2019 Grants

8 November, 2018 – Grant applications are now open for Queensland Youth Week 2019 (3–14 April). Stafford’s community groups and P&Cs can apply for funding of up to $2,000 to hold events and activities. If you’re 12-25 you can also…
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Support Emily Foord’s fire recovery for our kindy kids

Emily Foord Memorial Kindergarten arson attack

9 October, 2018 – Stafford’s Emily Foord Memorial Kindergarten was recently a victim of an arson attack, resulting in significant damage. To ensure the kindy’s future safety and security is maximised, a community fundraising page has been established. While there…
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New 4WD lift laws provide greater consistency

4WD suspension and lift laws

15 November, 2018 – Vehicle lift modification laws will be changed in Queensland to create greater consistency for 4WD motorists. The changes came into effect at the end of last month to align with the laws in other states. The…
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SEQ power prices continue to decline

Switch on to power price deals

14 November, 2018 – The September quarter report by the independent Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) demonstrates that the Palaszczuk Government is on track to our commitment to a two-year cap on power price rises to average inflation. In fact, we…
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Facebook commends Queensland’s action on cyberbullies

Facebook commends Queensland’s action on cyberbullies

14 November, 2018 – Facebook has responded to the Palaszczuk Government’s action to tackle cyberbullying saying it agrees that social media companies can do more to address the issue. The company’s Global Head of Safety posted the response on the…
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TenantConnect – Have your say

13 November, 2018 – A place to call home is more than just a roof over our heads. It’s about the way we live and how we connect and contribute to our community. TenantConnect is the Palaszczuk Government’s new tenant…
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Noosa Botanic Gardens’ shade house to be refurbished

Noosa Botanic Gardens

13 November, 2018 – Noosa Botanic Gardens‘ collection of native and exotic plants, including a giant King Fern, will next year be housed in a state-of-the-art facility following the announcement of a major refurbishment of the shade house at the…
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2019 Annual Valuation Program

2019 Annual Valuation Program Map

13 November, 2018 – Each year, the Valuer-General reviews land values in selected local government areas (LGAs) around the state. Land values are just one of the many factors used to calculate local government rates, as well as state land…
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Human Rights Bill – Brisbane Information Session

Human Rights Bill – Brisbane Information Session

12 November, 2018 – The State Government recently introduced the Human Rights Bill 2018 into Parliament. Queenslanders are being given the opportunity to have a say on the bill and possible implementation of a Human Rights Act in Queensland. Before…
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New laws protect Queensland’s mine workers

mine safety laws

12 November, 2018 – Our State Parliament recently backed maximum penalties close to $4 million for mining companies that fail to keep their workers safe. As well, mines inspectors will be able to hit mine operators with tough new fines…
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Queensland Rail night works – Wilston to Newmarket

Queensland Rail night works

12 November, 2018 – To support maintenance activities which keep our rail network safe and reliable, Queensland Rail will carry out ballast deliveries between Wilston and Newmarket stations, overnight from 10pm Wednesday 14 November to 4am Thursday 15 November. Nearby…
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Invictus success for Alexia

Alexia Vlahos – © Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence

9 November, 2018 – Congratulations to Stafford local, Alexia Vlahos, who recently took part in the fourth Invictus Games in Sydney. Alexia achieved bronze medals in Powerlifting (Women’s Midweight IP2) and Athletics (Women’s IT7 100m). The Invictus Games is an…
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It’s time to cash in your containers

container refund scheme

9 November, 2018 – Get your cans and bottles ready – Queensland’s container refund scheme, Containers for Change, is now here. Our local Return-It QLD depot in Stafford is located at 46 Millway Street, Kedron. You will now receive a…
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Promise to pause this Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

7 November, 2018 – Remembrance Day commemorations are especially significant this year – 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, which led to the end of the First World War. Many men and women from our…
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Christmas Card Competition for Years 1–3

Stafford Christmas Card Competition 2018

10 October, 2018 – Do you know a creative primary student in Years 1, 2 or 3 in Stafford who’d like to learn some circus skills over the Christmas school holidays? I’m looking for an original Christmas themed artwork to…
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Time for servos to sign-up for fuel price scheme

Cheapest fuel in town

6 November, 2018 – Queensland’s 1,400 fuel retailers can now sign up to the Palaszczuk Government’s two-year fuel reporting trial that starts next month. I’d encourage retailers to sign-up online by mid-November and supply their up-to-date prices so they’re ready…
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Free travel for veterans on Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

5 November, 2018 – Veterans and their families will receive free public transport on Remembrance Day, 11 November, to recognise the Centenary of Armistice. Every year, veterans and their families attending ANZAC Day events travel on public transport for free,…
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Domestic violence and family law workshop

Domestic violence and family law workshop

5 November, 2018 – Women’s Legal Service Queensland is presenting a free domestic violence and family law workshop for community agencies and service providers. Tuesday 11 December, 8:45am – 4:30pm At Queensland Law Society, Level 2, 179 Ann Street, Brisbane…
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Have your say on the future of the Arts in Queensland

Creative organisations in Stafford

5 November, 2018 – There’s a big range of creative organisations in Stafford, including musical groups, dance studios, media production houses, theatre companies, and even a youth training circus. Arts Queensland is now conducting a consultation process – Creating Queensland’s…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES