Dr Anthony Lynham

STATE MEMBER FOR STAFFORD

Latest News

Grants information session

31 July 2015 – Thanks to everyone who came along to my information session on grants. It was wonderful to have so many local clubs and community groups represented. Over the next few weeks my office will be compiling a…
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New funding grants open for local community groups

28 July 2015 – The new round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund opens this week. The fund provides grants of up to $35,000 for sporting and community organisations. Seven community groups in Stafford were among 600 around Queensland to successfully…
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Grants information for local community organisations

17 July 2015 – Anthony is hosting an information session on the Community Benefit Fund and other grants opportunities – and is inviting local sports and recreation, arts, community and service organisations to attend. The session will provide insights into…
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The 2015 Budget

15 July 2015 – As your local MP, I’m working hard to make our community an event better place to live. The 2015 Budget is a plan to create jobs both now and for the future. Locally, I’ve helped to…
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Disaster funding for local club

13 July 2015 – The Wilston Grange Australian Football Club (the Gorillas) have received support from the Queensland Government to help themb carry out repairs after flooding earlier this year. The funds are part of a larger contribution to clubs…
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National Diabetes Week

10 July 2015 – National Diabetes Week takes place next week (12-18 July). Diabetes Week is a great reminder of the serious health complications that are linked to diabetes. Type 2 diabetes, the condition linked to expanding waist lines, is on…
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State Budget to help stop domestic violence

9 July 2015 – The Palaszczuk Labor Government has announced a range of initiatives aimed at ending domestic and family violence. One person every week dies in Australia as a result of family and domestic violence. The Queensland Government is…
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Giving HAND a hand

30 June 2015 – It was great to spend some time down at Bunnings over the weekend helping out on HAND disability services Brisbane’s barbeque. HAND supports people with a disability access social, artistic and leisure activities as well as…
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Drive safely this holidays

26 June 2015 – Today is the last day of term for Queensland schools. Many local schools have already closed for the holidays and the remainder break up today. With the school holidays comes a lot extra traffic on the…
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Keeping an eye on local schools

23 June 2015 – With schools right across Queensland about to break up for the June-July holidays the Queensland Government is encouraging locals to keep an eye on our schools and help prevent damage and theft. If you see or…
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Congratulations Padua!

19 June 2015 – After going undefeated all season Padua College’s First XV won the Associated Independent Colleges Rugby competition last weekend. An extraordinary achievement – congratulations to all involved. A number of other Padua College Teams secured 2015 Premierships…
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Support for local young athletes

17 June 2015 – The Queensland Government’s revamped Young Athletes Travel Subsidy scheme helps cover the costs of transport and accommodation to attend championship events. The cost of getting young athletes to and from events can be prohibitive, this program…
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Queensland Small business Advisory Council

12 June 2015 – Stafford small business owners and operators are encouraged to nominate for the Queensland Small Business Advisory Council. The advisory council provides advice to the state government on small businesses growth, sustainability and employment. The Palaszczuk Labor Government…
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Help stop elder abuse

Friday 12 June 2015 – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Monday 15 June. The Palaszczuk Labor Government is committed to helping prevent elder abuse and is supporting the ‘Trust your Instinct’ domestic and family violence prevention campaign. The campaign is…
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2016 Queensland Week grants

12 June 2015 The 2016 Queensland Week Sponsorship Program is open for submissions. Applications are now open for sponsorship funding of up to $10,000 to help hold events that celebrate Queensland Week between June 4 and 12, 2016. A wide…
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Labor calls time on unfair IR laws

The Queensland Labor Government delivered a key election promise last week by passing new industrial relations reforms. The new laws return the rights of public service workers that were stripped away by Campbell Newman’s LNP Government. They restore important safeguards for state…
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Dr Anthony Lynham MP MEMBER FOR STAFFORD, MINISTER FOR STATE DEVELOPMENT, MINISTER FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINES