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It Can’t Be Neglected Any More

It Can’t Be Neglected Any More

The reduction of the Wide Bay Creek Bridge on Kilkivan-Tansey Road to one lane is an admission by the Labor Government that the bridge and road have been neglected for far too long.

Anzac Day Across South Burnett

Anzac Day Across South Burnett

I was honoured to attend four Anzac Day Services this year across the Nanango Electorate – Kilcoy Dawn Service, Yarraman Graveside Service, Nanango and Esk.

Meet $1000 Bursary Winner

Meet $1000 Bursary Winner

I am delighted to announce that the winner of the Nanango Electorate 2020 Year 12 School Leaver’s Bursary, worth $1000, is Miss Olivia Almond, a graduate of Kingaroy State High School.

A Look At Our Exciting New Hospital

A Look At Our Exciting New Hospital

Since my maiden speech in 2012 where I spoke about the desperate need for a new Kingaroy Hospital, I have been fighting on behalf of the community for a facility that our community and health professionals deserve.

Minister Questioned About Police Shortage

Minister Questioned About Police Shortage

After being contacted by concerned community members across the South Burnett, I have submitted a Question on Notice to the Minister for Police, Mark Ryan, about police staffing levels in our region.

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 2019.

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.

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