Nominations are now open for my annual Australia Day Awards. These awards recognise local heroes and community groups. If you know someone who lives in Dickson and you think deserves recognition for their service to the community, or achievements in other fields please fill in the nomination form in the ‘Online Office’ tab on my…Details
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 dvds. You can…Details
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.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish all Dickson residents a safe Christmas and a prosperous 2017. As we all celebrate Christmas this year, I hope you spend valuable time with your family and friends to appreciate the great opportunities we have in Australia. I also ask you to please spare a thought…Details
Congratulations to Joseph from Albany Hills State School – the overall winner of my Christmas Card Competition for Year 2 across Dickson.
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…Details
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…Details
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.…Details