Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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GCBF Round 96 – successful Stafford recipients

Chermside Local Ambulance Committee

13 September, 2018 – Congratulations to Stafford’s successful grant recipients for Round 96 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). Burnie Brae, Crime Stoppers, Chermside Local Ambulance Committee (pictured), and Mobile Attendant Care Service are among 650 community organisations across…
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Disability Action Week 2018

Disability Action Week 2018

13 September, 2018 – 1 in 5 Queenslanders has a disability, and disability touches the lives of most of us in some way. This week we’re celebrating Disability Action Week and acknowledging the important contribution people with disability make to…
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Queensland celebrates NDIS milestone

NDIS

12 September, 2018 Queensland has reached an important milestone in the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), with more than 20,000 Queenslanders with disability now signed up to the scheme. This is the third year of the NDIS…
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Parenting help from Triple P

Triple P

12 September, 2018 – Every parent struggles sometimes, and some parents struggle more than most. The Triple P program is an evidence-based parenting support program that’s all about helping Queenslanders to be the best parents they can be and take…
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Free TAFE for Year 12 Graduates

6 September, 2018 – Year 12 graduates can now kick-start their careers through the Palaszczuk Government’s Free TAFE. Year 12 students finishing this year, or who finished school in 2017, can choose from nearly 160 high-priority qualifications, such as engineering,…
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$25 million Mudgeeraba Substation upgrade complete

Powerlink – Mudgeeraba Substation

31 August, 2018 – Powerlink recently completed a $25 million upgrade at Mudgeeraba Substation – one of two main power supply hubs for the Gold Coast. The completion of the upgrade ensured electricity supply was as safe and secure as…
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Substation powers up for Mt Emerald Wind Farm project

Mt Emerald Wind Farm

30 August, 2018 – Queensland’s largest wind farm — located in Far North Queensland — is exporting its first electricity into the grid, with its new substation and switchyard now energised and ready to roll. The new 275kV Walkamin Substation,…
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Safer buildings for Queensland

Safer buildings for Queensland

29 August, 2018 – All Queenslanders have the right to feel safe in all buildings where they live, work and play. The new Safer Buildings website – www.saferbuildings.qld.gov.au – has recently been launched to help identify buildings in Queensland that…
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Speak up for road safety

Queensland Road Safety Week

27 August, 2018 – It’s Queensland Road Safety Week, a chance for us all to be involved in making our roads safer by joining the drive to save lives. ‘Speaking up for road safety – road rules refresh’ is this…
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Public Transport use on the rise

Fairer Fares

27 August, 2018 – Since the introduction of Palaszczuk Government’s Fairer Fares in late 2016 there has been a steady rise in public transport use. More than 182 million trips were taken across South East Queensland’s public transport network last…
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Local entrepreneurs on the path to business success

Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program

24 August, 2018 – Congratulations to local small businesses Barrett Cooper Shaw Pty Ltd, Wild Leaf Botanicals, and Connected Platforms Pty Ltd who received entrepreneurial grants to help their businesses get off to a flying start. It is so important…
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The Queensland Drought Appeal is now on

24 August, 2018 – The Queensland Drought Appeal is an opportunity for us all to help our State’s farmers, their families, and communities who are doing it tough. The Appeal has passed the million-dollar mark since it was launched on…
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Offsetting vehicle pollution with carbon projects

QFleet

22 August, 2018 – The Palaszczuk Government will offset the emissions from its fleet of vehicles with carbon credits from Aboriginal carbon farming projects, reducing the State’s contribution to climate change and increasing opportunities for Traditional Owners. The Government, through…
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Queensland Seniors Week 2018

Seniors Week 2018

19 August, 2018 – It’s Queensland Seniors Week – let’s celebrate the extraordinary contribution Queensland seniors make to our community. There are more than 800 events taking place all over Queensland supported by Council on the Ageing (COTA) and the…
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Vaccines up, flu cases down

flu vaccine

20 August, 2018 – Vaccination is the best form of protection against the flu and more than 1.1 million government-funded flu vaccines have been distributed across the state this year, including more than 100,000 flu vaccines for children aged six…
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New website helps Queenslanders access gambling help

Gambling Awareness Week

20 August, 2018 – Responsible Gambling Awareness Week was held earlier this month to get us thinking about gambling habits, encourage gamblers to stay within their limits and highlight the support available to people who feel gambling may have become…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES