Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Container refund scheme breaks 400 million mark

container refund scheme

26 April, 2019 – More than 400 million containers have now been returned across the state since the container refund scheme started late last year. That’s refunds of more than $40 million going back into Queenslanders’ pockets as well as…
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Veterans travel for free on ANZAC Day

Veterans Travel for Free on ANZAC Day 2019

24 April, 2019 – TransLink is running extra morning services this ANZAC Day to help patrons pay their respects to Australia’s servicemen and women, past and present. As a mark of respect, veterans wearing their uniform or service medals on…
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Foster and Kinship Carer Week (21-28 April)

Foster and Kinship Carer Week 2019

23 April, 2019 – This week, let’s recognise the irreplaceable contribution more than 5,000 foster and kinship carers make here in Queensland. Each night, carers provide a safe home and family for more than 8,000 children who can no longer…
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Queensland Rail night works – near Enoggera station

Queensland Rail night works 23-24 April

22 April, 2019 – To improve safety and reliability of service, Queensland Rail will be carrying out track maintenance near Enoggera station, approximately 100m east of the station (Alderley side). The works will take place over two nights – from…
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Easter DIY safety

Take care; stay line aware

18 April, 2019 – Of all the hazards associated with home renovations, electricity is not only the best concealed, but also the most dangerous. More than 70 per cent of the deaths from electric shocks in 2014-2016 were in households….
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Be gas safe this Easter break

Gas safety

18 April, 2019 – Whether you’re lighting the BBQ at home, or heading out camping over the Easter break, it’s timely to remind everyone that liquefied petroleum gas and butane appliances are dangerous if stored, transported, or used incorrectly. If…
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Growing small business opportunities for migrants and refugees

Multicultural Community Centre – Developing and Growing Small Business Program

16 April, 2019 – Congratulations to the Multicultural Community Centre at Newmarket on their successful grant application through the Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program. The Centre will receive $30,300 for their Developing and Growing Small Business Program. This program will provide…
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Round 99 GCBF grant recipients announced!

Round 99 GCBF grant recipients announced

15 April, 2019 – Congratulations to Stafford’s successful grant recipients for Round 99 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). Kedron State School P&C, Chermside Burul Scout Group, and United Swimming Club are among 643 grass-roots clubs and organisations across Queensland…
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Congratulations to local small business entrepreneurs

Congratulations to local small business entrepeneurs Revival Art and Design Gallery

12 April, 2019 – Local small businesses – Revival Art and Design Gallery (pictured), Shapely Horticultural Solutions, and Vogelhaus – are among 209 successful Entrepreneur Grant recipients around the state sharing in more than $725,000 of funding to help establish…
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Don’t miss out on the $341 electricity rebate

electricity rebates

11 April, 2019 – Thousands of eligible Queenslanders are missing out on the Palaszczuk Government’s $341 electricity rebate. Since the beginning of 2017, this rebate has been extended to Commonwealth Health Care Card Holders (HCC) and asylum seekers. While about…
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Shark Control

shark control

10 April, 2019 – A recent decision by the federal Administrative Appeals Tribunal has caused the temporary suspension of Queensland’s Shark Control program inside the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Queensland Government is intending to appeal the decision –…
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Car vs power pole? Know how to survive…

Car vs power pole? Know how to survive…

9 April, 2019 – During the Easter holidays last year, dozens of vehicles hit power poles and other electrical infrastructure. The safest place to be if this happens to you is in your car. As we head towards Easter, I…
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Putting the squeeze on lemons

lemon laws

9 April, 2019 – The Palaszczuk Government has delivered on an election commitment to put the squeeze on lemons and give greater consumer protection to Queenslanders lumbered with a newly purchased defective vehicle. Back in 2014, the Newman LNP Government…
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Energex launches self-meter reads

Energex self-meter reads

8 April, 2019 – If a meter reader visited your property and access to your meter was restricted or unavailable, you can now login and submit your own read online that same day. This will be welcome news, especially for…
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Bursaries to assist Queensland women with study costs

National Council of Women of Queensland Inc (NCWQ) 2019 Bursary Program

5 April, 2019 – Applications for the National Council of Women of Queensland Inc (NCWQ) 2019 Bursary Program are now open. There are 34 bursaries available to assist Queensland women (from Year 12 to PhD level) with their education expenses,…
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Centuries of history recognised for the Gulngay

Gulngay People’s native title rights

5 April, 2019 – At a recent special hearing in Tully, the Federal Court has formally recognised the Gulngay People’s native title rights and interests over almost 37,000 hectares of land and waters between Japoon National Park and Girramay National…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES