GRANTS TO HONOUR AND ASSIST GOLD COAST WAR VETERANS

Gold Coast veterans are being supported and remembered through a range of Federal Government grants programs – which are designed to honour the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service men and women. Those who fought in the First and Second World Wars will be recognised with a new memorial at Kirra Surf Lifesaving Club. Member…

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AUSTRALIAN RE-MADE – BACKING LOCALLY MADE GOODS

Australians are being reminded of the value of buying home-grown products, with a new ad campaign launching today to promote Australian Made. Australian Made Campaign Limited’s multi-media campaign will help local manufacturers and brands to capitalise on a renewed interest in their products. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the campaign reflects…

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$6 MILLION BOOST FOR GOLD COAST CITY COUNCIL

Gold Coast jobs and businesses will be supported as part of the Morrison Government’s $1.8 billion boost for local governments across Australia. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said the City of Gold Coast will receive almost $6 million to accelerate community projects and help kick-start the economy. “Not only will this package support…

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Funding boost for local volunteers this National Volunteer Week

Local surf clubs, charities and veteran organisations are among 20 southern Gold Coast community groups which will share in a funding injection of almost $60,000 from the Morrison Government, to support the work of volunteers. Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said successful organisations will receive grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 to purchase small…

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M1 UPGRADES DELIVER CRITICAL JOBS BOOST FOR GOLD COAST

The first construction contract has been awarded for the $1 billion Pacific Motorway (M1) upgrade between Varsity Lakes and Tugun (VL2T). Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said Seymour Whyte Constructions would oversee the upgrades between Varsity Lakes and Burleigh in what is a major step forward for the vital congestion-busting project. “Gold Coast drivers…

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Casting call to help southern Gold Coasters reduce waste

From fruit and veggies to flowers and herbs, and even native honey bees – the Southern Beaches Community Garden (SBCG) in Tugun is absolutely thriving thanks to the recent wet weather and nurturing from local ‘green thumbs’. Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews MP, along with LNP Candidate for Currumbin, Laura Gerber, recently visited SBCG to…

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BLACK SPOT FUNDING TO SAVE LIVES IN PALM BEACH

A notorious pedestrian crossing on the southern Gold Coast will undergo major upgrades to improve safety and reduce the number of ‘close calls’ that happen each day. The Morrison Government is investing $556,000 to install traffic signals and provide other vital upgrades to the pedestrian crossing on Thrower Drive in Palm Beach. Federal Member for…

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SUPPORT FOR SOUTHERN GOLD COAST VETERAN COMMUNITY

The Coalition is boosting support for local veterans with $37,000 to the Currumbin-Palm Beach RSL Sub-Branch to help improve health and wellbeing through social activities. “The Currumbin RSL does a tremendous job supporting our local community, which is why I am pleased the club has received this funding through the Veteran and Community Grants program,”…

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