Wild Dog Inquiry Closes Soon

People wanting to have a say on wild dog fencing have until February 29 to make a submission to Queensland Parliament’s Agriculture and Environment Committee.

Local Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar is urging those with expertise, experience and a personal stake in the issue of wild dog fencing to have a say

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MP Welcomes Regional Road Plan

Welcoming the launch of the Inland Queensland Roads Action Plan (IQ-RAP) today, Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar said the failure to adequately fund the maintenance and improvement of Queensland’s regional road network was highlighted by a report at the end of 2015 showing that the vast majority of road fatalities happen in regional Queensland.

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Calling Young Parliamentarians

Nominations for the 2016 Queensland Youth Parliament are now open and Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar is hoping an enthusiastic Youth Member will nominate to represent Gregory.

“Participants do not have to know anything about politics, but they will learn a lot about writing, public speaking and debate, teamwork and how parliament works,” said Mr Millar.

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CQ Unemployment In Crisis

The Palaszczuk Government should extend its Townsville job-creation response to Central Queensland where unemployment is crippling economies and threatening to become entrenched, according to Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar MP.

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Gregory Off to a Sporting Start in 2016

The Gregory Electorate received a welcome Christmas present with the announcement of funding for 13 sports related projects under the Get Playing Places and Spaces Program.

A total of $794,781 was made available to undertake projects for sports including tennis, netball, clay-shooting, swimming and multi-sport and community facilities, such as a community gymnasium for Blackall.

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Forum for Central West on Computer Coding

Parents and teachers in Longreach and the Central West will have the opportunity of attending a forum on the planned introduction of computer coding studies from Prep to year 12 in Queensland schools.

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Only One Forum for 57 Schools

Parents and teachers in Longreach and the Central West will have the opportunity of attending a forum on the planned introduction of computer coding studies from Prep to year 12 in Queensland schools, but over 30 schools on the Central Highlands have been snubbed.

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Forum Snub for Central Highlands Schools

Central Highlands’ parents and teachers will not be able to attend a forum on the Queensland Government’s plans to introduce computer coding as a subject from Prep to Year 12, raising fears that local children will be disadvantaged in education and employment.

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MP Celebrates Queensland Tuckshop Day

The vital role played by volunteers in Gregory’s school tuckshops was celebrated today as schools across the electorate marked Queensland Tuckshop Day (November 6, 2015).

Gregory MP Lachlan Millar lent his support with a visit to meet volunteers at the Emerald State School Tuckshop and to try his hand at helping out.

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Last Chance for an Early Christmas Present

Community clubs seeking to upgrade their facilities can apply for grants of up to $35,000 with applications for the last Round of the Community Benefit Gambling Fund for 2015 now open.

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