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Bunya Mountains Road Upgrade Inadequate

Bunya Mountains Road Upgrade Inadequate

There are many State Government managed roads around the South Burnett which need urgent upgrades, but I know many local residents would agree with me that one of the most desperate is the Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Road.

Storms and Bushfires Hit Our Communities

Storms and Bushfires Hit Our Communities

The past few weeks have seen our region hit by serious bushfires and intense storm cells.

Conference Welcomes Rural Women

Conference Welcomes Rural Women

It was an honour to officially open the 25th Annual QRRRWN State Conference in Kingaroy last week and welcome more than 150 rural women to our region for this event.

New Classrooms for Blackbutt

New Classrooms for Blackbutt

It is wonderful to see the Year 4 and 5 students of Blackbutt State School have finally got a new classroom.

Kilkivan-Goomeri Health Services Update

Kilkivan-Goomeri Health Services Update

I am cautiously optimistic following the announcement by the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service that they will deliver community health services to Kilkivan and Goomeri. 

Fair Laws For Farmers Falls On Deaf Ears

Fair Laws For Farmers Falls On Deaf Ears

I was proud to speak in Parliament this month about how Labor’s proposed changes to Vegetation Management Laws will hurt primary producers.

Lee Park Celebrates 50 Years

Lee Park Celebrates 50 Years

There was an excellent turn out for the Nanango Races over the Easter long weekend, which also celebrated the 50th anniversary of the resumption of racing at Lee Park.

LNP Will Fight New Vegetation Laws

LNP Will Fight New Vegetation Laws

As many of you will have already heard, last week the Labor Government reintroduced their vegetation management laws.

Travel Subsidy Wait Times Out Of Control

Travel Subsidy Wait Times Out Of Control

In the past few months I’ve been approached by several constituents who told me they had waited up to 12 weeks to have their Patient Travel Subsidy claims processed.

Thank You For Your Support!

Thank You For Your Support!

With the State election results confirmed, I would like to thank you, the residents of the Nanango Electorate, for putting your faith in me to continue as your representative in the State Parliament.

Thank You For The Warm Welcome!

Thank You For The Warm Welcome!

After recent changes to the State Electorate boundaries, I would like to offer a huge thank you to all the community groups, businesses and individuals who have offered me such a warm welcome as I’ve travelled throughout the area.

Trading Hours Changes ‘Poorly Drafted’

Trading Hours Changes ‘Poorly Drafted’

I was proud to stand up for our region’s small business and their employees in Parliament recently to ensure they received a better deal under Labor’s proposed trading hour changes.

Proud To Deliver A New Police Station

Proud To Deliver A New Police Station

The official opening of the $8.3 million Kingaroy Police Station was a proud moment for the South Burnett, and a significant boost for our region.

What A Great Pumpkin Festival!

What A Great Pumpkin Festival!

It’s been terrific visiting new parts of the extended Nanango Electorate, and I was thrilled to head to Goomeri on the last Sunday in May to take part in the legendary Pumpkin Roll at the annual Pumpkin Festival.

Show Time Is Fun Time

Show Time Is Fun Time

We are very lucky in the South Burnett to have such high quality agricultural shows.

South Burnett Needs Drought Declaration

South Burnett Needs Drought Declaration

I am calling on the Minister for Agriculture to take notice of the lack of rainfall across the South Burnett region, listen to the local community and issue a drought declaration.

Happy Australia Day!

Happy Australia Day!

In regional Queensland you can always be guaranteed a terrific Australia Day, and this year has been no exception.

Merry Christmas From Deb

Merry Christmas From Deb

As we approach the festive season and the New Year, I would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and health, happiness and prosperity for 2017.

Quick Bounce Back From Fire

Quick Bounce Back From Fire

Sunday, November 6, was a long and very challenging day for the South Burnett and Swickers community after the devastating fire at our local meat processing facility.

Youth Parliament Trains Young Leaders

Youth Parliament Trains Young Leaders

There was a fresh set of faces in the chamber at Parliament House recently for the annual YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament sitting.

Biggest Survey Reveals Region’s Feelings

Biggest Survey Reveals Region’s Feelings

The results of my “South Burnett’s Biggest Community Survey” are in, with 762 surveys returned – a 6.3% response rate.

Biggest Survey Results Coming Soon

Biggest Survey Results Coming Soon

Thank you to everyone who returned my ‘South Burnett’s Biggest Survey’ recently.

Perseverance Pays Off For Blackbutt

Perseverance Pays Off For Blackbutt

Great news for the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Group with their success in Round 88 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants!

Thanks For Another Great Kingaroy Show!

Thanks For Another Great Kingaroy Show!

I may be a little late, but congratulations to Cliff Seiler and the Kingaroy Show Society for another great Kingaroy Show

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