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  • New Bushfire Resilient Building Guidance for Queensland Homes

    Chris Whiting MP has urged local residents to “have a close look” at the new Bushfire Resilient Building Guide that has just been released. To keep strengthening our state’s resilience to the natural disasters like bushfires, the Palaszczuk Government has developed the guidelines to help improve the bushfire resilience of new and existing homes. “As […]

  • Queensland Government boosts support for sexual and domestic violence service providers

    Chris Whiting MP wants local community organisations to get a grant from a $2 million Palaszczuk Government grants program to assist sexual, domestic and family violence service providers. Grants will be between $50,000 and $150,000 to support one-off innovations to ease the pressure on the DFV sector following unprecedented demand due to the pandemic. “During […]

  • Local multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity

    Local multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity

      Moreton Bay Multicultural Fiesta Celebrations and Moreton Bay Region Lunar New Year Festival are just some of the record number of 211 multicultural celebrations in 2021, sharing in more than $1.5 million from the Queensland Government’s Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program, aimed at furthering inclusion, harmony and unity. Member for Pumicestone Ali King welcomed the […]

  • North Harbour Priority Development Area to drive jobs growth

    North Harbour Priority Development Area to drive jobs growth

      A re-elected Palaszczuk Government will declare a Priority Development Area at North Harbour in Burpengary East to help facilitate more than $1 billion of construction and create thousands of jobs. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the development would help stimulate the Queensland economy and drive recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. “I have made it clear […]

  • Widening of Deception Bay Road to become a reality under Palaszczuk Government

    Widening of Deception Bay Road to become a reality under Palaszczuk Government

      In a great piece of news for Deception Bay, the process of widening of Deception Bay Road between Park Road and the Bruce Highway will start under a Palaszczuk Government, said Chris Whiting MP. A re-elected Palaszczuk Government will invest up to $1.5 million in planning for the duplication of Deception Bay Road, between […]

  • More Police and Mobile Police Beats Coming to Our Streets Under Labor

    More Police and Mobile Police Beats Coming to Our Streets Under Labor

    Local residents can expect to see more police be based at local police stations under a re-elected Palaszczuk Government, said Chris Whiting MP. 150 more police personnel will be coming to North Coast Region which includes Moreton Bay. “This local surge in police numbers will be part of an increase of 2,025 police personnel over […]

  • Chris Whiting Announces $1 Million to Build Artificial Running Track at Deception Bay

    Chris Whiting Announces $1 Million to Build Artificial Running Track at Deception Bay

    Chris Whiting MP has pledged $1 million towards an artificial running track on Zammit Oval at Deception Bay from a re-elected Palaszczuk Government The contribution will mean Deception Bay Little Athletics can commence the long-awaited project that will make Deception Bay “a cradle of future of Olympians and champions”, said Chris Whiting MP. “We will […]

  • 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 […]