HELPING COMMUNITY GROUPS IN DICKSON LOWER POWER BILLS

Across Australia, not-for-profit community groups are now saving on their power bills thanks to grants of up to $12,500 for energy-saving projects under the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities Program.   The Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said two community groups in Dickson will receive support for an energy-saving project such as installing a solar PV…

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FUNDING FOR VETERANS ADVOCACY SERVICES IN DICKSON

EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS (ESOs) and other veteran groups in Dickson, which provide advocacy services to veterans and their families have today received over $60,000 in funding as part of the Governments Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program. Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said ESOs, community organisations and other local veteran groups play a…

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IMPROVED MOBILE COVERAGE IN HIGHVALE

 People living and travelling through Samford Valley will now have better phone service to make calls, browse the internet and stay connected with family and friends thanks to a new mobile base station in Highvale. The new base station was turned on yesterday and will significantly improve phone service in the valley, specifically along Mount…

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BOOST FOR SAMFORD SHOWGROUNDS

The Samford Showgrounds are set to receive $483,000 in facilities upgrades through thanks to the Morrison Government’s Regional Agriculture Show Development (AgShow) grants. Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said the upgrades came at an important time for the show society and will help reduce operating costs. “This grant is incredibly important and will provide…

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DICKSON RECEIVES FUNDING TO SUPPORT OUR VETERANS’ HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Members of the ex-service community in Dickson will benefit with the Australian Flying Corps and Royal Australian Air Force Association, Queensland Division Incorporated (the Association) receiving funding through the latest round of the Australian Government’s Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) program, announced today. Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton today announced that the Association will…

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EAST COAST APPRENTICESHIPS WINS AWARD AT PRIME MINISTER’S VETERANS’ EMPLOYMENT AWARDS

Local organisation, East Coast Apprenticeships, has won the excellence in supporting Veteran Employment Award at the third annual Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards, recognising their ongoing support for veteran employment. Member for Dickson, Peter Dutton, congratulated the East Coast Apprenticeships for recognising the value and benefit of employing ex-service men and women, and making a…

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LOOKING AFTER PEOPLE WITH EXISTING HEALTH CONDITIONS DURING COVID-19

The Australian Government is urging Australians with chronic health conditions not to neglect their regular health care, but continue to consult with their doctors in order to best manage their condition. The Government has expanded Medicare-subsidised telehealth services for all Australians and is providing extra incentives to general practitioners to support continued access to essential…

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NEW SHADE STRUCTURE AT KALLANGUR STATE SCHOOL

Hopefully kids will be back at school soon and when they go back to Kallangur State School they will notice a giant new shade structure over the pool. Construction is set to start in coming days on the $15,000 project funded by the Federal Government’s Local Schools Community Fund. Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton…

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IMPROVED MOBILE COVERAGE FOR KOBBLE CREEK

Locals living in the Dayboro region will soon benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Coalition Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton today announced Kobble Creek would receive a new base station under Round 5, providing improved mobile coverage in the community. “It’s great that…

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