LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has vowed to overhaul the child safety system and protect vulnerable kids from drug-abusive parents if her party wins the next state election. A stand-alone agency called the Child Protection Force will be established by an LNP Government that will include a 24-hour rapid-response team and
Member for Lockyer Jim McDonald was hesitantly confident last week when the Queensland Labor State Government announced its latest $400 million road stimulus package. Unfortunately, this confidence was quickly replaced with disbelief as Lockyer and Somerset roads and residents were snubbed in the announcement. ‘I could not believe what I
Member for Lockyer Jim McDonald has welcomed the announcement of two additional Police Officers for the Helidon Police Station. These Officers will double the station’s complement and provide a much-needed boost to safety in the community. ‘It is great news to see additional Officers at Helidon Station,’ said Mr McDonald.
Member for Lockyer Jim McDonald has passed on his congratulations to the electorate’s latest successful applicants to Round 102 of the Community Benefit Gambling Fund. ‘In round 102, clubs and organisations in Lockyer were successful in receiving a combined total of over $411,000.’ said Mr McDonald. ‘This money will give
The long-awaited opening of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing on the 8th of September, has resulted in a few changes for transport operators in the Lockyer Valley. While for some operators the opening of the bypass is an excellent opportunity to save money and shorten trips, transport operators in Withcott