FEDERATION CHAMBER – BAYSIDE PROJECTS UPDATE

Last year I spoke here about important projects in my electorate the Coalition Government has committed to support. Today I’d like to update the Chamber about two projects that will boost sports and tourism in Brisbane’s bayside area. I’m pleased to report that work is progressing well at the Wynnum Manly Seagulls Clubhouse and the…

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90 SECOND STATEMENT – BONNER VOLUNTEER AWARDS

Today I’d like to discuss the important contribution volunteers make in Bonner. I’d also like to talk about the first annual Bonner Volunteer Awards which is starting soon. I’ve met many exceptional volunteers over the years. These men and women freely give up their time and energy to make their community a better place. They…

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90 SECOND STATEMENT – SHOP SMALL CAMPAIGN

It was my pleasure to attend the launch of the Shop Small campaign here on Tuesday evening. I’d like to thank Minister McCormack and my colleagues for spreading the message of just how important it is to shop local within our communities. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. There’s great value to be…

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ADJOURNMENT SPEECH – YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT

Today I rise to speak on a vital issue in my electorate: the issue of youth unemployment. I would like to address the effect of youth unemployment on the community, and what this Government is doing to help young people find and stay in work. I’d also like to mention a local organisation in Bonner…

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FEDERATION CHAMBER: NBN UPDATE

I’m pleased today to provide a positive update on the nbn rollout in Bonner. Under the Coalition’s revised rollout plan, thousands of people are being connected to the nbn each month. More people can access the nbn every month than Labor managed to connect the entire time they were in office! The nbn has hit…

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90 SECOND STATEMENT – GUNDALA KINDERGARTEN

I’d like to speak today about Gundala Kindergarten, an outstanding local institution in Wynnum. Gundala is the only indigenous kindergarten in the local area. They have been meeting the early educational needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children since 1978. Gundala services Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander families in Wynnum as well as from…

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90 SECOND STATEMENT – NATIONAL CARERS WEEK

Today I rise to reflect on the enormous contribution Australia’s informal carers make to our nation. I’d also like to inform the House on how Bonner will be celebrating its local carers this National Carer’s Week. National Carer’s Week is a time to celebrate and honour our unpaid carers. More importantly, it’s a time to…

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