Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Queensland Youth Week – 3-14 April

Queensland Youth Week 2019

3 April, 2019 – Young people of Stafford, Queensland Youth Week (QYW) is your time to celebrate all of the positive things and boundless energy you bring to our community. The theme for this year’s QYW is ‘unlimited’ – I…
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Sexual Violence Prevention Community Forum

Sexual Violence Prevention Community Forum

2 April, 2019 – Sexual violence in all forms, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, is unacceptable. I’m proud to be part of a government that is committed to preventing and responding to sexual violence in our communities. While there…
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Affordable Energy Plan delivering for Queenslanders

Affordable Energy Plan

28 March, 2019 – Our $2 billion Affordable Energy Plan continues to put downward pressure on electricity prices and ease cost of living pressures. Queensland now has the lowest typical household power bill of the mainland states. Thanks to our…
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Taskforce now up and running to safeguard our subbies

Taskforce now up and running to safeguard our subbies

27 March, 2019 – The Palaszczuk Government is, and has always been committed to ensuring that Queensland building and construction sub-contractors get paid in full on time, every time. From April new rules come into force, reversing the LNPs destruction…
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Multicultural Queensland Awards nominations now open

Queensland Multicultural Month

26 March, 2019 – The Multicultural Queensland Awards are about acknowledging and showcasing the many initiatives that individuals, groups, business and governments undertake to bring people together, create a sense of belonging, and celebrate cultural diversity in our state. There’s…
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$1.5 million tennis funding boost for schools

Tennis in State Schools

26 March, 2019 – The State Government is partnering with Tennis Queensland to help improve tennis facilities for kids in our State Schools and open up courts for greater community use. Under the three-year, $1.5 million, Tennis in State Schools…
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76 new officers sworn into Service

Police Graduation

26 March, 2019 – Congratulations to the 76 new First Year Constables who were recently sworn in at the Queensland Police Service Academy and welcome to the new graduate who’s joining our Police Station here in Stafford. The new officers…
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Lots of socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Lots of socks for World Down Syndrome Day

21 March, 2019 – March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), a day where people all around the world celebrate the lives and achievements of people with Down syndrome – creating a global voice and advocating for the rights,…
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Westfield Local Heroes grants

20 March, 2019 – Westfield Local Heroes recognises and celebrates individuals who promote social wellbeing and/or harmony in our community through their work, programs or activities, across one or more of the three social values of Family, Youth Opportunity and…
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Grants to help preserve Australian cultural heritage

Community Heritage Grants

18 March, 2018 – Not-for-profit organisations – such as historical societies, regional museums, archives, galleries, public libraries and Indigenous and migrant community groups – can apply for funding of up to $15,000 to help preserve their heritage collections. Community Heritage…
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Biosecurity is everybody’s business

Biosecurity Queensland - fire ants

18 March, 2019 – Biosecurity Queensland is responsible for protecting Queensland’s primary industries, environment and way of life. The agency does this by: Preventing, responding to, and facilitating recovery from pests and diseases Protecting market access Maintaining world-leading animal welfare…
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New wind farm approved on the Western Downs

Wind farm

13 March, 2019 – 56 wind turbines have been approved for a $450 million Renewable Energy Systems wind farm project at Dulacca, 250 km north-west of Toowoomba, which will produce around 240 megawatts of power for the Western Downs. This…
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New laws to protect pay for building subcontractors

building and construction industry security of payment laws

13 March, 2019 – There are over 230,000 Queenslanders who work in our building and construction industry, making an invaluable contribution to our communities and economy. They deserve to be paid for the work they do. I’m proud to be…
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Foster care allowances changes

foster care allowance changes

12 March, 2019 – We all know that a good education is something that sets young people up for a successful life, and we want to make sure that children and young people in care have every opportunity to succeed…
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Grants to help preserve Australian cultural heritage

Community Heritage Grants

12 March, 2018 – Not-for-profit organisations – such as historical societies, regional museums, archives, galleries, public libraries and Indigenous and migrant community groups – can apply for funding of up to $15,000 to help preserve their heritage collections. Community Heritage…
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Innovation grants for businesses

11 March, 2019 – Small-to-medium businesses are eligible for grants of up to $200,000 through round five of the Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas Fund. Since its launch three years ago, we’ve invested $34 million to support almost 270 companies through…
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Works rescheduled for Newmarket Station footbridge

Newmarket Station temporary footbridge closure

14 March, 2019 – Due to adverse the weather forecast, works have been rescheduled for the footbridge at Newmarket Station. The Abuklea Street station entrance and footbridge at Newmarket station will now be closed from 6:30am Thursday 21 March to…
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Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program

veterans memorial grants

6 March, 2019 – A reminder that round one applications for the Queensland Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program close on 10 March 2019. The program funds monuments, memorials and public memorial sites to honour our servicemen and women. Veterans’ groups and…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES