Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Queensland Rail Night Works

Queensland Rail Night Works 5-6 June 2019

5 June, 2019 – To improve safety and reliability of service, Queensland Rail will be carrying out rail replacement between Newmarket and Alderley stations – from 11:45pm until 4:30am the next day on Wednesday and Thursday, 5-6 June. Nearby residents…
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New fund to support wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Fund

5 June, 2019 – The Palaszczuk Government has launched a $21 million, four-year Wheelchair Accessible Taxi (WAT) fund to support taxi operators who provide accessible transport, so that they can continue offering a great service for people who use wheelchairs…
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Climate Week Queensland

Climate Week 2019

4 June, 2019 – The Palaszczuk Government accepts the science on Climate Change and is taking action. As well as our work pursuing real targets around emissions reduction and renewable energy, this week community, business and government representatives from across…
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Advancing Queensland’s hydrogen industry

Queensland Hydrogen Industry Strategy

3 June, 2019 – A local hydrogen industry has the potential to create new jobs for Queensland, especially in the regions. That’s why we’ve invested $19 million in the new Queensland Hydrogen Industry Strategy 2019–2024, including a $15 million industry…
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Somerset Dam fires up for renewable energy

Somerset Dam Hydro-Electric Plant

29 May, 2019 – A major refurbishment of the Somerset Dam Hydro-Electric Plant has been completed and this month the plant started producing renewable energy. The $11 million restoration of the Somerset plant has increased its capacity from 3.2 to…
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Queensland turns up the burners on gas

Queensland turns up the burners on gas

29 May, 2019 – The Queensland Government continues to drive national gas policy with more companies seeking domestic gas and more to come to tackle onshore shortages. Senex Energy has been awarded 153 square kilometres of land near Miles to…
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Celebrate Queensland’s Small Businesses

Queensland Small Business Week 2019

28 May, 2019 – Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) is an opportunity to celebrate small business operators – like Stafford locals Pauline and Mark from Revival Art and Design and Shiran from Aqua Gardening who are among 438,000 small businesses…
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Entries now open for 2019 CGEN Visual Arts Awards

2018 Creative Generation Excellence Awards exhibition now at GOMA

28 May, 2019 – I encourage Year 11 & 12 visual art students at our local high schools – Wavell State High School, Mount Alvernia College and Padua College – to enter this year’s Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual…
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Thank you P&C volunteers

P&C Day 2019

24 May, 2019 – Thank you to the dedicated volunteers of the P&Cs in Stafford for the positive difference you make through supporting our state schools – at Kedron, Somerset Hills, Stafford Heights, Stafford, Wavell Heights and Wilston State Primary…
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WOW Day to thank SES volunteers

SES volunteers

22 May, 2019 Today is WOW Day, a national day of recognition and appreciation for State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers across Australia, who devote their time and energy to helping others when floods, storms, fires and other disasters strike, 24/7….
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GCBF grants closing date reminder

Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants Round 101

21 May, 2019 – A gentle reminder to all our great local sporting and community groups that applications are being now being accepted for Round 101 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund. If you are involved with a local not-for-profit…
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Taxi Subsidy Scheme guaranteed for NDIS participants

Taxi Subsidy Scheme guaranteed for NDIS participants

16 May, 2019 – The Palaszczuk Government has stepped in to ensure the Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants continues after June 30 2019. A further $6 million to be committed in 2019-20 to continue…
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Queensland is turning 160!

Queensland Day 6 June 2019

16 May, 2019 – This Queensland Day, on 6 June 2019, our state will celebrate 160 years of independence from New South Wales. Queensland Day is an opportunity to get together and celebrate our state’s diverse culture, heritage, people, places…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES