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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M1 FUNDING FAST-TRACKS VARSITY LAKES TO TUGUN UPGRADE

Locals are set to spend less time stuck in traffic as work is fast-tracked on the M1 Varsity Lakes to Tugun upgrade following pressure from the Morrison Government to build the vital infrastructure that locals need both for safety and for reliability. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said, as a result of the Morrison…

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TASMANIAN CYBER SECURITY NODE TO DRIVE INNOVATION

The Morrison and Gutwein Governments are helping position Australia as a global cyber security powerhouse, with the opening of a new hub. The Tasmanian Cyber Security Innovation Node launched in Launceston today, joins five other state and territory nodes created in partnership with the Australian Government-backed AustCyber. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen…

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HELPING SUPERMARKETS FIX WEIGHTY ISSUES

The Morrison Government is working with the major supermarkets to improve their trade measurement compliance so customers get what they pay for at the cash register. Aldi, Coles and Woolworths are among the supermarket chains that have entered into agreements to address instances of non-compliance detected during a two week audit blitz by the National…

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HELP FOR CRITICALLY ILL NEWBORNS AMONG $4.7M GRANTS

An innovative medtech solution that helps doctors administer medicine to critically ill newborns will receive funding from the Morrison Government. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said Victorian based Navi Medical Technologies is one of nine businesses that will share in more than $4.7 million in Accelerating Commercialisation grants to help get their products to market. “The…

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