Australia’s newest addition to our Air Force, the P-8A Poseidon, has arrived in Australia. It will strengthen our existing maritime surveillance capability, help secure Australia’s borders, play a vital role in the fight against people smugglers and provide state of the art anti-submarine defences.
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!
Recently I hosted a morning tea with Tim Mander MP – State Member for Everton at AVEO Albany Creek. It was great to catch up with everyone and answer their questions. Many residents were interested in my new Age Pension Guide and Seniors’ Guide – if you’d like a copy please phone my office on 3205 9977.
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!
On Remembrance Day we pause to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. It was an honour to lay a wreath at the Pine Rivers RSL Sub-Branch's service this year. Congratulations to all those who organised the service and a special mention to the students from Kurwongbah State School and Dakabin State…
The Australian Government has reached a further third country resettlement agreement for refugees currently in regional processing centres. Resettlement arrangements for those found to be refugees in Nauru and Manus Island already exist with Papua New Guinea and Cambodia. This further agreement is with the United States and it will not under any circumstance be…
Congratulations to Hayleigh from Our Lady of the Way – the overall winner for Year 3 in my annual Christmas Card Competition. It was great to meet Hayleigh’s proud family recently and congratulate her on her great drawing, which will be on the front of my 2016 Christmas card.
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 the Cultural Award, which recognises students who have shone in the arts.…
Great to be at the presentation day for Pine Central Holy Spirit Hornets recently to present awards. Congratulations to the Club on another successful year!
Congratulations to Joseph from Albany Hills State School – the overall winner of my Christmas Card Competition for Year 2 across Dickson.