Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Fifty-year makeover starts for Gin Gin substation

Gin Gin substation – Powerlink

1 June, 2018 – Work is underway to rebuild and revitalise an ageing substation at Gin Gin, 70 km from Bundaberg. This $22.8 million project will allow the 47-year-old substation to serve the region for up to five more decades….
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100 Faces of Small Business

Stevie Angel - Active Truth

1 June, 2018 – Small business makes up 97.5 percent of all Queensland business, spanning all industry sectors and supplying goods and services in every town and region across the state. The 100 Faces of Small Business initiative showcases the…
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Publically available DFV statistics

Do Something

1 June, 2018 – The Queensland Courts’ domestic and family violence (DFV) statistics website provides data about cases before the Queensland Courts, including the State’s specialist Domestic and Family Violence courts. The Palaszczuk Government has introduced a suite of legal…
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New chapter for Queensland’s shared reconciliation story

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1 June, 2018 – The Queensland Government recently launched its Reconciliation Action Plan 2018-2021 with Elders, community and peak reconciliation bodies at the State Library of Queensland’s Maiwar Green as part of National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June)….
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Renewal of service agreement for Stafford Women’s Refuge

31 May, 2018 – I am pleased to advise that the service agreement for UnitingCare Community’s Women’s Refuge and support services has been renewed as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to help community organisations better support people experiencing domestic…
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Global solar leader adds Longreach to their portfolio

Longreach solar farm

22 May, 2018 – Queensland is taking another step to becoming Australia’s solar state with the commissioning of Canadian Solar’s $29 million Longreach solar farm. The project is being progressively commissioned and is operating at 50 per cent capacity, exporting…
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Renewables flow for Queensland

Clare Solar Farm

17 May, 2018 – Renewable energy continues to flow into Queensland’s electricity network, with the state’s largest solar farm to date (Clare Solar Farm, near Ayr), now supplying the grid and another signed up to connect. This is further progress…
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Bring your own bags from July 1

Plastic bag ban

12 May, 2018 – From Sunday, 1 July 2018, Queensland retailers will no longer be able to supply single-use lightweight plastic shopping bags less than 35 microns in thickness, either for free or at a charge. This includes compostable, degradable…
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Wilston subway mural revitalisation

Wilston Subway Mural

11 May, 2018 – Queensland Rail is revitalising the subway mural at Wilston station and has engaged local artist Yannick Blattner to create a new design for the station entrance, subway and stairwell. The existing mural, created by Wilston State…
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Old FNQ mine site blooms again

Acacia purpureopetala

11 May, 2018 – Two years ago, the Palaszczuk Government committed $42 million over five years to managing public safety risks at abandoned mine sites like Target Gully – near the historic tin mining town of Irvinebank in North Queensland….
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New grants for neighbourhood centres

Communities Grants

9 May, 2018 – Neighbourhood centres (such as The Community Place, on Teevan St here in Stafford) play an important role in delivering local services and support to our community – from playgroups and parenting programs, to housing and homelessness…
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Responding to climate change

Powering Queensland Plan

9 May, 2018 – A meeting was held recently by the Queensland Climate Advisory Council (QCAC) – a pre-eminent research and social science group that provides expert advice to the Queensland Government on how the state can best respond to…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES