Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Solar pays back for Queenslanders

Rooftop solar trial for regional households

2 November, 2018 – More electricity retailers are offering to pay Queenslanders more for their excess solar power. But higher feed-in tariffs (FiTs) don’t necessarily mean lower overall power bills, the independent Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has warned in its…
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Investment to safeguard Gladstone’s electricity network

Gladstone electricity transmission network

1 November, 2018 – Works are underway to refit approximately two kilometres of existing transmission lines on an important link in Gladstone’s electricity transmission network – the connection from the Gladstone Power Station to the Calliope River Substation. This is…
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Queensland leads the way on climate change

water planning

31 October, 2018 – Parliament has passed laws that make Queensland the first Australian State or Territory to require climate change and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ values to be addressed in future water planning. New laws passed recently…
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GCBF Round 97 – Successful Stafford recipients

Kedron Heights Community Kindergarten

30 October, 2018 – Congratulations to Stafford’s successful grant recipients for Round 97 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). Brisbane Inline Hockey Club, Disability Law Queensland, Kedron Heights Community Kindergarten (pictured), Parkview Aged Care Community, Stafford Heights Kindergarten, Wavell…
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Power provides jobs for regional Queensland

Callide power station

30 October, 2018 – Upgrades at the Tarong and Callide power stations are providing employment for more than 400 Queenslanders. Approximately $35 million will be spent on overhaul works and improvement projects at Stanwell’s Tarong Power Station. A $49 million…
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Public transport patronage continues to rise

Fairer Fares

29 October, 2018 – More people are catching public transport in south east Queensland. The latest TransLink SEQ data reveals that 3.1 million more trips were taken between April to June 2018 when compared with the same period last year….
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Anti-Bullying Taskforce outcomes

Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report

26 October, 2018 – The Premier recently released the Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report announcing that all 29 report recommendations have been accepted, or accepted in principle. Further to this, the Premier has made a $3.5 million dollar commitment to start…
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Finding the cheapest servo in town

fuel price reporting trial

25 October, 2018 – Queensland-owned and operated IT gurus are at work on the behind-the-scenes technology that will help Queensland motorists find the cheapest servo in town. Queensland software engineer Informed Sources has been selected to develop the fit-for-purpose system…
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H2O Kids to educate generation next

H2O for Kids

24 October, 2018 – You are never too young to learn about conserving water. This year’s National Water Week theme is Water for Me, Water for All, which encourages young people and the wider community to think about how we…
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New round of heritage grants now open

heritage grants

24 October, 2018 – Owners of heritage-listed places in Queensland, and not-for-profit organisations that manage such places, can now apply for the third round of heritage conservation grants. Valued at $950,000, this latest funding package is part of the State…
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New campaign to curb Ice

Action on Ice

23 October, 2018 – Ice is the commonly used name for the crystalline form of methamphetamine. Like the rest of Australia, ice is having a significant impact across many Queensland communities. Its effect on individuals, families, communities and frontline service…
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Scenic Rim to join SEQ Water Grid

water

22 October, 2018 – The Scenic Rim region is set to be connected to the South East Queensland Water Grid for the first time with a $135 million Beaudesert Water Supply Upgrade which will provide a long-term water supply solution…
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Making Renting Fairer

Making Renting Fairer

22 October, 2018 – We’ve all heard a renting horror story. Whether it’s chasing down a repair to the hot water system, arguments about having a dog in the house, or waiting ages to get your bond back. The Palaszczuk…
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Put the brakes on dangerous breakdowns

vehicle breakdown

19 October, 2018 – Too many motorists put themselves at risk when their vehicles break down. Queensland Transport and Main Roads have recently launched a new road safety initiative with videos and a handy glovebox guide to teach Queensland motorists…
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Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital name change

Queensland Children’s Hospital reception

18 October, 2018 – Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital was recently renamed to the Queensland Children’s Hospital. The State Government agreed to the name change after requests from the hospital’s medical staff association, its Board, the Children’s Hospital Foundation and the…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES