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  • North facing ramps at Dohles Rocks Road & Bruce Highway Interchange

    Commuters would face an extra two and half hours stuck in traffic each week if the LNP plan to construct  goes ahead, said Chris Whiting MP. Traffic jams would extend beyond Deception Bay Road interchange each morning and go back to Carseldine each afternoon if the ramps are constructing without a bigger local roads upgrade. […]

  • New Mental Health support on the way for Queenslanders during COVID-19

    Chris Whiting MP said that the Palaszczuk Government announcement of an additional investment of $46.5 million for Queensland mental health community treatment and support services will be a “Godsend” for many locals. It will be a priority to get funds to local community-led services who can provide a rapid response to meet the needs of individuals, […]

  • More “Unite and Recover” work happening at Deception Bay State Schools

    Deception Bay schools are getting a rage of new projects and upgrades thanks to a funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government. $754,000 is going to: Deception Bay High School – $154,000 to fix and upgrade covered areas and seating, Deception Bay State School – $250,000 to refurbish Block K and provide much needed consultation rooms […]

  • Local Sports Clubs Urged to Get Onto New Grants Program Quick!

    Chris Whiting MP wants local sports clubs to move quickly to get funds from the new $51.3 million Return to Play recovery assistance package.   The Palaszczuk Government program is supporting sport and active recreation clubs prepare for the easing of restrictions under Stage 2 of the COVID-19 Roadmap.   “Local sporting clubs have been hugely […]

  • Big Relief Available for Local Businesses Through New COVID-19 Grants

    Chris Whiting MP is urging local small and micro business to quickly put in grant applications under a new $100 million Small Business COVID-19 Grants Program Chris Whiting said the $500 million concessional loans program for COVID-19 affected businesses was snapped up quickly and expected the same to happen for the grants programs   “I […]

  • Local Jobs and Road Projects Boosted by $400m road stimulus package

    The Palaszczuk Government has announced more than $400 million in new and accelerated funding for Queensland roads to supercharge the state’s economy through the COVID-19 recovery. Chris Whiting Member for Bancroft said the road works would support or create jobs for the many local companies who rely on the State Government’s infrastructure program. “The Palaszczuk […]

  • 21 April COVID-19 Update

    Stats 0 new cases reported yesterday, 6 today Just over 1,000 Qlders have tested positive for COVID-19, over 700 have officially recovered   Great going – but   National Cabinet agreed on Thursday 16 April that social restrictions will remain in place for at least another four weeks. The Premier has asked Queenslanders to stay […]

  • 19 April COVID-19 Update

    Back to School! There will be more support measures for students to learn from home, including: An extra 5,254 laptops for families in need 5,000 simcards 4,000 dongles and hot spots New and repurposed laptops, iPads and internet devices from the Resources Industry and Two new hotlines for state school (1800 570 793) and early […]

  • 17 April COVID-19 Update

    Aus Music T Shirt Day Can’t go and see bands, so we support them by purchasing their merchandise Banans in Pyjamas $10.5 million in relief measures to support the arts sector. Stats 1,001 cases 5 new cases over night – going along at under 10 per day now Now have more people recocvered than currently […]

  • 16 April COVID-19 Update

    Today, I want to counter some of the REIQ’s comments about our renter’s assistance package One. We are not introducing rent waivers for every renter during this emergency. We are introducing a process for both tenants and landlords to negotiation a rent deferral, rent reduction or rent waiver for tenants ONLY who have lost their […]