Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Latest news from Dr Anthony Lynham MP

Givit to support Queenslanders affected by bushfires

bushfires map

10 December, 2018 – Stafford locals who want to lend their own support to individuals and families impacted by the recent bushfires can do so by donating through Givit – www.givit.org.au Givit is coordinating all donations on behalf of the…
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RizeUp for Christmas appeal

RizeUp Christmas appeal

This festive season, help make a difference to the lives of a family which has experienced family and domestic violence by donating a gift to the Queensland Rail and RizeUp 2018 Christmas Gift Appeal. If you’re travelling through the CBD,…
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$2 billion to support affordable housing

Queensland Government - Partnering for Growth

30 November, 2018 – The Palaszczuk Government recently launched Partnering for Growth, which builds on the Queensland Housing Strategy 2017–2027 commitment to increasing the supply of housing in Queensland. Partnering for Growth focuses on delivering individualised housing options, increasing the…
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Resurfacing Works on Gympie Road, Chermside

roadworks

29 November, 2018 – The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) would like to advise pavement resurfacing works will be undertaken along Gympie Road, between Monserrat Street and Webster Road, Chermside. Timing: These works are scheduled to start at…
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Tenancy skills training

28 November, 2018 – The State Government is funding tenancy skills training for people finding it tough to secure a home in the private rental market. The Skillsets for Successful Tenancies – Dollars and Sense Program is designed to help…
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Electricity savings for concession card holders

Electricity savings for concession card holders

27 November, 2018 – In 2018–19, the State Government will be investing $212 million to fund a range of energy rebates and concessions to support vulnerable customers. This includes $196 million to deliver the $340 per year electricity rebate to…
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New Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program announced

veterans memorial grants

26 November, 2018 – A new grants program is available for communities wishing to honour their war heroes by constructing or restoring a public monument or memorial. Following Remembrance Day earlier this month, and the statewide Armistice Centenary commemorations, the…
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Grants for local small business

Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program

26 November, 2018 – I urge our small businesses in Stafford to apply for State Government funding in the latest round of the Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program. Matched funding of up to $5,000 is available for each successful recipient….
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Learner driver licence shakeup

Learner licence PrepL

24 November, 2018 – Queensland learner drivers are now able to take an online interactive assessment and test to receive their L plates, with the new Australian first digital PrepL program now available instead of the long standing 30 question…
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Lemon Laws announcement

lemon laws

23 November, 2018 – A Bill was recently introduced to the State Parliament to provide strengthened consumer protections for purchasers of new motor vehicles, and better access to justice for those who are sold a lemon. It causes unnecessary financial…
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Biodiversity and ecosystems the focus of climate change agenda

climate change strategy

22 November, 2018 – The Biodiversity and Ecosystems Climate Adaptation Plan was launched earlier this month beside D’Aguilar National Park. The Plan identifies priority measures for the management of climate change impacts, such as heatwaves, droughts, fires, cyclones and floods….
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Battery Grants

21 November, 2018 – The next wave of Queensland’s renewable revolution is underway, with grants now available for households and small businesses to install batteries to store their solar power. The grants and loans scheme will help up to 1,500…
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Construction begins on new adolescent mental health centre

Construction begins on new adolescent mental health centre

21 November, 2018 – Construction has begun on Queensland’s newest adolescent mental health centre at The Prince Charles Hospital campus. This new 12-bed mental health treatment centre is part of the State Government’s $68.2 million investment to rebuild and expand…
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TenantConnect – Have your say

13 November, 2018 – The My Home Awards I recently attended are pretty special and recognise our tenants who invest significant time, effort and resources into making their homes beautiful. The awards, held in 22 Housing Service Centre regions across…
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GCBF Round 99 reminder

Gambling Community Benefit Fund

18 November, 2018 – A gentle reminder to all our great local sporting and community groups that applications are being now being accepted for Round 99 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund. If you are involved with a local not-for-profit…
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