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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Local MP: Please Include Emerald in ED Forums

The Central Highlands would be an ideal location for a community consultation forum and even a pilot study on the introduction of computer coding and robotics into Queensland schools, according to Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar MP.

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Funding Fight for Clermont Alpha Road

The condition of the Clermont Alpha Road has deteriorated to the point that it is becoming unable to fulfil its function as a major link road in central Queensland, according to Gregory MP Lachlan Millar.

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Rural Domestic Violence Victims Need Refuge

Refuge options for victims of domestic violence seeking safety in rural Queensland are extremely limited and must be given more attention by the Palaszczuk Government, according to the Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar.

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Local MP: Ergon Raid a Multiple Tax

The $3.2 billion dividend raid by the Palaszczuk Government on Ergon and Energex is a slap in the face for regional Queenslanders as Ergon is their only choice of supplier and retailer, according to the Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.

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Have Your Say on Four Year Terms

Central Highlanders will have the opportunity to have their say on a suggestion that the Queensland Parliament should adopt four year terms.

Members of the public are invited to attend a forum at the Emerald Town Hall Auditorium this Friday, October 9, 2015 at 12.15pm to learn more about the issue and provide feed-back to the Parliamentary Finance and Administration Committee.

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