Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

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Brisbane Seniors On Line

16 September 2015 – Brisbane Seniors On Line (BSOL) was launched in 2000 and now has over 1,200 learners across Brisbane. BSOL links computer literate older people with other seniors who want to learn basic computing. BSOL services include Basic…
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Skilling Queenslanders for Work

11 September 2015 – The first round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work successful projects have been announced. This is delivering on a significant election commitment to invest $240 million over 4 years to reinstate the successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work…
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Life Education Queensland

10 September 2015 Life Education Queensland run a range of programs that empower children to make safer and healthier choices through education. I am very pleased to be a patron of the organisation. Life Education Queensland recently visited Sommerset Hills…
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Friends of St Columba’s

9 September 2015 – Last week I was delighted to speak at the launch of Friends of St Columba’s. St Columba’s is an iconic landmark that is treasured by Wilston parishioners and the wider community. It also happens to be…
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Child protection week

7 September 2015 – Child protection week runs until Saturday (12 September) and aims to promote the value of children and young people by focusing attention on prevention of child abuse and neglect. The key message of this year’s events…
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Community Place Community Education Officer Raymond Baker, Manager Kylie Woodruff 2 September 2015 – Last week I visited the Community Place in Stafford’s Keong Park to meet with staff and members of community groups. I also donated $500 to help fund the…
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Hand in hand, let’s go places

3 September 2015 – The Queensland Government is supporting CARRS-Q’s latest safety campaign ‘hand in hand, let’s go places.’ The campaign is all about children – particularly children aged 3-9 who are at risk of becoming involved in pedestrian/vehicle accidents….
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Parliamentary Committee activities update

2 September 2015 – Please find below an update from Queensland Parliament on the activities of the Parliament’s various committees. Queensland’s parliamentary committees play a vital role – they scrutinise the budgets of each government department each year during Estimate…
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28 August – Daffodil Day

Today is Daffodil Day you can help the Cancer Council Queensland by buying a Daffodil. There are stalls all over Brisbane today – including just down the road at Stafford City. Around 27,000 new cancer patients are diagnosed in Queensland…
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Mates4Mates WW1 Queenslander Challenge

28 August 2015 – Top image – the honour roll at the Woodford RSL Last weekend I took part in the Mates4Mates WW1 Queenslander Challenge The event was part of the ANZAC centenary commemorations. The challenge was a trek of 100 kilometres…
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Stafford City mobile office

28 August 2015 – Thanks to everyone who dropped by at my mobile office at Stafford City yesterday. It was great to catch up with so many locals including ALP life member John Seeto. I was joined by Stephanie Serhan who…
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At home care grants

The Young Care At Home Care Grants provide support to young people (aged 18-65) living at home with high care needs and at risk of entering aged care. The scheme provides grants of $2,00-$10,000 for equipment, home modifications and emergency…
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Queensland Road Safety Week

21 August, 2015 – Queensland Road Safety Week comes to an end today (21 August). Every day, road crashes devastate the lives of Queenslanders and take an enormous toll on families and communities. Queensland Road Safety Week provides an opportunity…
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Strawberry Sundaes – on Ekka Wednesday

20 August, 2015 – The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation Strawberry Sundae stalls are an icon at the Ekka and I was delighted to once again be able to help out at one of the stalls this year. I was joined…
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Seniors Week – free public transport this weekend

August 20, 2015 – Happy Seniors Week! As part of this year’s celebrations Queensland seniors will be able to travel for free on all TransLink and qconnect services this weekend, 22 and 23 August. Seniors Week is about recognising the…
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Stafford – Grant Information Booklet

7 August 2015 – I recently hosted a Grants Information workshop for local not-for-profit community organisations. The workshop provided information about where to find grants and how to apply for them. Below please find a few links following up from…
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Queensland Government Grants

7 August 2015 – In June 2014, the Queensland Government published Queensland Government Grants which is a summary of all the grants available to Queenslanders and community groups. While some of the information is now a little outdated this is…
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CARS Spring fashion parade

3 August 2015 – Community Access Respite Services (CARS) is hosting a Spring fashion parade fundraiser on Saturday 5 September at Everton Park State High School. Funds raised will go to helping CARS support people with a disability. There will…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES