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06 December, 2016
Samford Riding for the Disabled Christmas Party
Thanks to Samford Riding for the Disabled for inviting me to their Christmas Party over the weekend! Thanks to the amazing volunteers for all the work you do.
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06 December, 2016
Kids Alive - Do the 5!
Great to catch up with Laurie Lawrence in Parliament last week to talk about the importance of water safety for kids as we head into school holidays. When I was Health Minister I announced vital funding for Kids Alive to ensure they can continue to deliver free water safety educational books and dvd... more
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06 December, 2016
Congratulations to Bobbi from Ferny Hills State School!
It was a pleasure to meet Bobbi and her mum Mel last week. Bobbi is in year 1 at Ferny Hills State School and was the first prize winner of my Christmas Card Competition for her year level. This year we had close to 4000 entries from 31 schools across Dickson. Congratulations Bobbi! more
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06 December, 2016
Albany Creek State School Christmas Card winners!
Great to be at Albany Creek State School's assembly recently to congratulate Kate and Lydia. Kate was the first place winner for Prep in the Dickson Christmas Card competition and Lydia came second in Year 2. Well done Kate and Lydia!
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15 November, 2016
Mt Maria Petrie Awards Night
Congratulations to from Mt Maria College Petrie, who were recognised for their achievements at the school’s annual Awards Night recently. It was an honour to present awards on the night. Congratulations to the following students: Ben McGill, outgoing school captain and recipient of t... more
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11 November, 2016
Mt Maria College Petrie Awards Night Congratulations to the students from Mt Maria College Petrie, who were recognised for their achievements at the school’s annual Awards Night recently. It was an honour to present awards on the night.Congratulations to the following students: ... more
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02 December, 2015
Dickson News - November 2015
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, Christmas Card Competition Winners, Green Army Project - Eatons Hill, Dickson Community Awards 2016, Changes to pool safety regulations.
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20 October, 2015
Dickson News - October 2015
Tackling domestic violence, Congratulations Albany Creek State School, Life after Year 12 exams, Stronger Communities Programme, Seniors' Guide 2015.
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16 June, 2015
Dickson News - June 2015
June Dickson News and National Security Update.
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21 March, 2015
MBRL Bus Tour Rescheduled - TODAY 21 MARCH
TODAY 21 March ----- 17 February 2015 The Moreton Bay Rail Link corridor bus tour, formerly organised by Trevor Ruthenberg, has been rescheduled to Saturday the 21st of March and is now being handled by my office. All persons booked for the tour which was to be held on the 21st of February ... more
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10 March, 2015
Roads to Recovery funding flows in Dickson
The Moreton Bay Regional Council has received $1 303 604 from the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery programme, which assists with local road construction and maintenance. Federal Member for Dickson and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton said the Austra... more
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05 March, 2015
Dickson News - March 2015
Locals Honoured, New Ministerial Role, $200M Pension Boost, Green Army Projects, Award for Local Hero
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24 February, 2015
Applications Open - Green Army Round Three
The Green Army is engaging young Australians in activities that will deliver real and lasting benefits for our unique environment while improving employment and career opportunities. During 2014, 66 projects commenced across Australia, training young people in activities including revegetation, h... more
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19 February, 2015
Cyclone Marcia - Get Ready
Get ready, Dickson. Cyclone Marcia is rapidly intensifying. It is now category 3 and expected to reach category 4. Marcia will make landfall in the early hours of tomorrow morning, and is forecast to weaken as it then tracks down the coast. High tides and very heavy rainfall are expected to cause fl... more
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12 February, 2015
Local Resident Named Australia's Local Hero
Camp Mountain resident and 2012 Dickson Citizen of the Year Juliette Wright has been named Australia’s Local Hero for 2015.  Juliette in 2009 founded the online charity portal GIVIT, which connects those who have with those in need.  The portal maximises the impact of charitable... more
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13 January, 2015
I was saddened to learn this morning of the passing of long term Pine Rivers resident, local stalwart, proud father and grandfather and incredibly supportive husband, Graham Chapman. Whilst Graham has battled ill health for some time his passing is very sad news for his family and in particul... more
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15 September, 2014
JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT TECHNOLOGY is being installed on the southbound Anzac Avenue on-ramp from this week to help keep traffic flowing smoothly on the Bruce Highway. Member for Petrie Luke Howarth joined State Member for Murrumba Reg Gulley and Member for Kallangur Trevor Ruthenberg at Anzac Ave... more
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04 August, 2014
 
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14 July, 2014
Four local RSLs will benefit from $125,000 of Commonwealth funding to support a number of local projects commemorating the 2015 ANZAC Centenary. Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson, has said that this funding will allow the RSLs to carry out unique and thoughtful projects to honour the ... more
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27 June, 2014
Thousands of households in the Dickson electorate will benefit from the first phase roll out now that the NBN is back on track. Lawnton, Brendale, Warner and Joyner have been prioritised for superfast broadband upgrades. NBN Co and Telstra have reached an agreement on an expanded program to plan, ... more
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08 May, 2014
The BrisBricks Pine Rivers LEGO Fan Expo is back and better than ever.  Get ready for a fun-filled family event, bound to bring out the child in everyone. 7-9 June, with tickets on sale now. more
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03 April, 2014
03 April 2014 The Abbott Coalition Government has delivered its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families. The 1200 veterans living in Dickson will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation.  Peter Dutton last week welcomed the... more
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14 March, 2014
Tomorrow Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson & Minister for Health and Minister for Sport, will participate in the Muscle Up for MND World Record attempt for the Largest Personal Training Circuit session. The event will held at the Gabba commencing at 9am. Over 1,700 people have alrea... more
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28 January, 2014
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24 January, 2014
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06 December, 2013
The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Federal Member for Dickson, today encouraged local residents to enter the ballot for places at the 2015 Gallipoli Anzac Centenary Commemorations. “The enduring legacy of the ANZAC is one of which all Australians should be proud,” said Mr Dutton. “Our ... more
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04 December, 2013
Today, Federal Member for Dickson and Minister for Health & Minister for Sport, Peter Dutton announced that all schools throughout Dickson will have the funding certainty they need as a result of the Coalition Government investing an additional $2.8 billion over the next four years. Queenslan... more
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01 November, 2013
The Pine Hills Pythons Football Club is one of the great sporting clubs of our community.  By striving to promote high levels of good sportsmanship and fair play, the Pythons stand as a model of the best of sporting spirit. Club President John Easley has worked tirelessly with... more
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24 July, 2013
Dutton support for Wandering Warriors
Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson and Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, has called for community support for the Wandering Warriors Inc for their 1600km megawalk from Brisbane to Birdsville. The team of retired SAS veterans will set off on their megawalk on the 3rd of August to try an... more
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19 June, 2013
BrisBricks Expo a Great Success
Almost 7000 people attended the BrisBricks Expo over the weekend, with all proceeds going to the Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Centre. Peter and his family attended the closed session of the BrisBricks expo for autistic children, held on Sunday morning.  Seath Holswich MP and Mr Dutton cove... more
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07 June, 2013
Ballot Procedure Announced for 2015 Gallipoli Anzac Centenary Commemorations
The Hon Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson and Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, is pleased to announce that the ballot procedures for Gallipoli 2015 Centenary attendance have been announced. “The ANZAC Centenary will be one of the most significant remembrance events in our na... more
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23 May, 2013
Launch of Petition for Super-fast Broadband
Last Friday, Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson, and Seath Holswich, State Member for Pine Rivers, officially launched the petition to make the business areas of Strathpine and Brendale a priority for the super-fast broadband rollout. Mr Dutton and Mr Holswich met with two local business ... more
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17 May, 2013
Dutton and Howarth Support NDIS
The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Federal Member for Dickson and Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, and Luke Howarth, Liberal National Party Candidate for Petrie, today reaffirmed their support for the NDIS. “This is a reform that the Coalition whole-heartedly supports, and only the Coalition ca... more
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10 May, 2013
Pine Rivers Red Shield Appeal Launched
As Chairman of the Pine Rivers District Red Shield Appeal, the Hon Peter Dutton MP today attended the Launch of the 2013 Pine Rivers District Red Shield Appeal. The keynote speaker of today’s Launch was Mandy Harradine, who works in the Resident Recovery Service at the Salvation Army’... more
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26 April, 2013
Dutton meets with Youth4Nepal
Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson and Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, hosted an afternoon tea for the Youth4Nepal team earlier this week. The team of six local teenagers recently returned from a ten-day trip to Nepal, where they volunteered in orphanages and schools, as well as visi... more
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26 April, 2013
Dutton Wolves get new soccer gear
Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson and Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, recently presented a local soccer team, ‘Dutton Wolves’, with their new jerseys and training equipment. The Dutton Wolves play at Bob Brock Park on Saturday mornings and train on Tuesdays and Thursd... more
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11 April, 2013
Dutton opens Lawnton Country Market Medical Centre
Today, Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson and Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, officially opened the Lawnton Country Market Medical Centre. The practice is run by Neil Udukala who is supported by Dr Chris Brookes, Dr Sak Taggart-Jeewa, Dr Devika Jayawardent, Dr Mona Mohammed, as wel... more
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05 April, 2013
Full steam ahead for MBRL under LNP
The Moreton Bay Rail Link will continue full steam ahead under a Federal Coalition Government. Peter Dutton, the Federal Member for Dickson and Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, and Luke Howarth, Liberal National Candidate for Petrie, have today re-affirmed the Liberal National Party’s c... more
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18 February, 2013
Amcor today announced the Petrie Cartonboard Mill would be closing by the end of 2013, resulting in the employment of 220 workers being terminated and immeasurable damage to hundreds of local small businesses and contractors.   In a statement issued by the company a number of factors for the ... more
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29 January, 2013
Hon Peter Dutton MP, the Federal Member for Dickson, acting as presiding officer at the Citizenship Ceremony on Saturday, Australia Day hosted by the Samford Rotary Club, welcomed twenty-seven new Australian Citizens, who had migrated to Australia from ten different countries.   Following the... more
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25 January, 2013
25 January - Local Members, Peter Dutton MP, Federal Member for Dickson, and Seath Holswich MP, State Member for Pine Rivers, have launched a joint petition to rally the Federal Government to ensure the delivery of superfast broadband to Brendale and Strathpine sooner and more affordably. ... more
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08 December, 2012
8 December 2012 - The new northbound AJ Wyllie Bridge at Petrie opened to two lanes of traffic Saturday, restoring an important connection across the North Pine River, missing since the 2011 floods. The local community marked the opening with hundreds of people gathering in Wyllie Park for a commu... more
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12 April, 2011
12 April 2011 Veterans and ex-service people in Dickson will benefit from Saluting Their Service grant funding, Federal Member for Dickson, Peter Dutton said today. “In Dickson the 5th/7th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment Association will benefit from $2,069 in Saluting Their Service grants. “S... more
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21 March, 2011
21 March 2011 The Shadow Minister for Communications and Broadband Malcolm Turnbull was the key speaker at a forum in Samford on Thursday night to discuss the proposed National Broadband Network (NBN) and wider communications issues.   The forum, organised by the Member for Dickson Peter Dutt... more
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08 March, 2011
8 March 2011 Julia Gillard and Bob Brown and their Labor-Green alliance have launched a full-scale assault on Australian families and their household budgets. “The new carbon tax will hit household budgets and hurt families” said Peter Dutton, Federal Member for Dickson.   “Just prior to the ... more
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05 January, 2011
    Peter Dutton MP has today encouraged voluntary organisations in Dickson to apply for the 2011 round of Volunteer Grants, which opened this week. th June. Volunteer grants were first introduced by the Howard Government in recognition of the valuable contribution voluntary groups mak... more
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18 May, 2010
Kids Alive – Living with Water Peter Dutton MP met with Laurie Lawrence recently at a function promoting Living with Water. Laurie Lawrence has teamed up with the Australian Government to produce a comprehensive free water safety DVD for parents of children under five years of age. “Sadly, since ... more
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17 May, 2010
 Salvation Army – Red Shield Appeal 2010 On 7 May 2010, as Chairman of the Pine Rivers District Red Shield Appeal, I was very pleased to launch the 2010 Red Shield Appeal for our local area. The Red Shield Appeal doorknock assists our local Salvation Army with fundraisi... more
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11 January, 2010
  A Warner couple, Darren and Sally Vardy, have told Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott they have cut their power bills by around 40 per cent after putting solar panels on their roof.   Mr Abbott inspected the Vardy’s solar system during a visit to the Dickson electorate on Wednesday... more
Posted in: Dickson News
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29 October, 2009
  The Rudd Government has refused to rule out cancelling funding for this program despite figures showing 97% of school principals who have engaged a chaplain strongly support the program and recognise the benefits for their school communities.   I have been a strong supporter of our C... more
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22 October, 2009
21 October 2009   The Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton has announced he will re-contest the seat at the next federal election.   Mr Dutton this week nominated for LNP preselection for Dickson.   The electoral redistribution in Queensland would make it a tough fight to ret... more
Posted in: Dickson News
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12 October, 2009
Nominations are now being accepted for the Australia Day 2010 Dickson Awards. The application form is available under 'Community Resources'.
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12 August, 2009
  The Federal Coalition has launched its ‘Engaging with Senior Australians’ initiative to hear from Senior Australians on what’s important.   “This is a very important and exciting initiative that will provide senior Australians with a real opportunity to have their voices heard on the ... more
Posted in: Dickson News
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01 June, 2009
Friday 5 June 2009 Toogoolawah Showgrounds, Toogoolawah Instead of the regular monthly visit to the Esk region Peter and his staff will be at the Toogoolawah Show. For further information contact the office on (07) 3205 9977 or 1300 853 640 (Esk local call) or email peter.dutton.mp@aph.gov.au more
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25 May, 2009
Club Pine Rivers played host again this year to the Pine Rivers Area Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal Launch on Friday 8 May 2009.  The Official Launch Breakfast was kindly provided by the club and brought together local businesses and community leaders, including local high school students to ... more
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25 May, 2009
30 March 2009 “Arthritis in children is almost as common as diabetes”, Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton MP said at the beginning of Arthritis Awareness Week. The effects of juvenile arthritis were raised at the Parliamentary Friends of Arthritis Australia meeting in Canberra March 18 wher... more
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25 May, 2009
16 March 2009 Peter Dutton MP is encouraging the community to celebrate our special diversity and tolerance in Dickson by celebrating Harmony Day on Saturday 21 March. Harmony Day promotes respect, fairness and a sense of inclusion for all members of the Australian community. “It is importa... more
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Phone: (07) 3205 9977
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