SUPPORTING LOCAL VOLUNTEERS

  Complete your Expression of Interest application now and your not-for-profit community organisation could receive a grant between $1,000 and $5,000 to support your volunteers through the 2019-20 Volunteer Grants Program.   Grants are available to help community organisations buy small equipment for volunteers, or reimburse fuel, transport or volunteer training costs.   Expression of…

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FUNDING BOOST FOR MEN’S SHED IN SAMFORD

The Morrison Government continues to support the health and wellbeing of men in Dickson with the Samford Area Men’s Shed receiving $4,000 in funding through the National Shed Development Programme. Member for Dickson Peter Dutton welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, saying the funding would “greatly assist” an integral part of…

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MOBILE SERVICES DELIVERED TO DAYBORO

Golden Wattle is hitting the road to give people in Dayboro and across Queensland easy access to government services. Staff on board have delivered Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services to almost 150,000 customers since 2006. Golden Wattle is one of two 20 tonne trucks run by the Department of Human Services and has travelled…

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SUPPORTING LOCAL SENIORS TO STAY HEALTHY AND LIVE LONGER THROUGH THE DICKSON SENIORS’ EXPO

The 2019 Dickson Seniors’ Expo was all about promoting health and wellbeing for seniors with over 60 local service providers and thousands of local seniors attending. The Guest speaker at the Expo was local legend and Samford TerryWhite Chemmart Owner Karen Brown. Under Karen’s leadership, TerryWhite Samford was awarded the prestigious TerryWhite Chemmart of the…

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BLACK SPOT PROGRAM FUNDS TO SAVE LIVES IN DICKSON

Residents of the Dickson electorate received a major road safety boost today with the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government announcing it will invest $830,000 to fix a dangerous intersection under the 2019–20 Black Spot Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack announced Queensland would receive an additional $10.4…

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