Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Container Refund Scheme

Container Refund Scheme

17 October, 2018 – The Container Refund Scheme, also know as Containers for Change, gets going on 1 November and pays 10 cents each for eligible beverage containers. This is great way for our local groups to fundraise AND help…
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National Carers Week

Carers Week

16 October, 2018 – This week is National Carers Week (14-20 October). Anyone at any time can become a carer and around 10% of our state’s population provide care for another person with disability or frailty associated with age. Carers…
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Queenslanders take a stand against sexual violence

Sexual Violence Awareness Month 2018

15 October, 2018 – October is Sexual Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity for all of us to show support for victims and survivors and to stand together against all forms of sexual violence. This year’s theme is #RespectMeToo – we…
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New laws to protect breeding dogs and their puppies

We love our dogs – but we need to be vigilant about their welfare

11 October, 2018 – We love our dogs – but we need to be vigilant about their welfare, especially at a breeder level. The State Government recently introduced new and compulsory animal welfare standards for puppy breeders in Queensland. The…
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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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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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Finally! Tampon Tax to be repealed

tampon tax

8 October, 2018 – The GST on tampons and other sanitary products is finally set to be removed from 1 January 2019. The decision comes after hard lobbying from the Queensland Government for all States and the Commonwealth to get…
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Queensland Rail night works – Alderley to Newmarket

Night Works, Alderley and Newmarket stations

7 October, 2018 – To improve safety and reliability of service, Queensland Rail will carry out rail replacement works, including welding, between Alderley and Newmarket stations, overnight from 10pm Tuesday 9 October to 4am Wednesday 10 October. This work involves…
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Be prepared this storm season

Stay line aware this storm season

4 October, 2018 – October is the start of storm season – powerful storms, floods, and unpredictable weather are a part of life here in Queensland – that’s why it’s so important to take the time to be prepared. Ensure…
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Temporary road closure at Silvester St, Wilston, 6/7 October

Silvester Street, Wilston

3 October, 2018 – As part of scheduled track maintenance, Queensland Rail will temporarily close Silvester Street, between Newmarket Road and Eildon Road, Wilston this weekend – Saturday and Sunday, 6/7 October. Traffic management, including detour signage, will be in…
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Grants to help raise domestic violence awareness

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

3 October, 2018 – Domestic violence is a scourge on our society, and I’m proud to be part of a government that is tackling it head on. In preparation for Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month in May 2019, community…
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Ferny Grove track closures and railbus trial

Ferny Grove track closures and railbus trial

2 October, 2018 – From 9.30pm on Friday 5 October until the last service on Sunday 7 October there will be track closures on the Ferny Grove line while maintenance work is carried out. Stations affected include Newmarket and Alderley…
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Living Well in Retirement – free info session

Living Well in Retirement

2 October, 2018 – What are your rights and responsibilities in relation to Enduring Power of Attorney and Advanced Health Directives? St Clements on the Hill Stafford is holding an information session with speakers from Anglicare Southern Queensland and the…
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International Day of Older Persons 2018

International Day of Older Persons 2018

1 October, 2018 – Today marks the International Day of Older Persons, 1 October. Friends, family and mentors can make a huge difference to the way we see the world. One of the most enjoyable aspects of my job is…
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Have your say on vocational education and training

VET discussion paper

28 September, 2018 – You’re invited to provide feedback and help shape the State Government’s approach to vocational education and training (VET) in Queensland. The VET sector is critical to ensuring Queenslanders have the right skills to work in priority…
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New solar farm guidelines

Solar Farm Guidelines

28 September, 2018 – Recently released guidelines will help communities have their say in the next phase of Queensland’s solar farm boom. The new Queensland Solar Farm Guidelines respond to calls from regional communities and industry for certainty. These guidelines…
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Pieces come together for Coopers Gap

Coopers Gap Wind Farm - substation transformers en route

27 September, 2018 – Two 200-tonne electricity transformers recently arrived at Cooranga North, near Kingaroy, bringing one of the nation’s largest wind farms a step closer to joining the grid. The two transformers are on the site of a new…
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Queensland hits major Child Safety reform milestones

Child Protection Week 2018

26 September, 2018 – Everyone has a role to play in keeping Queensland children safe, and protecting our children and young people is everyone’s business. The Queensland Government is working incredibly hard to make sure our child protection system is…
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