Paradise debacle taken to Board of Professional Engineers

A formal complaint has been made to the Board of Professional Engineers about the design of Paradise Dam by three local MP’s. Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett, Member for Bundaberg David Batt and Member for Callide Colin Boyce have written to the professional body calling for an investigation into those

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2019 Christmas Newsletter

Welcome to my Christmas newsletter!  2019, another brilliant year in beautiful Bundaberg! Over the course of the year, I’ve continued to fight for Bundaberg’s fair share from the State Government. Thank you for taking the time to read my newsletter. I hope it provides you with an insight into what

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Letter to Board of Professional Engineers of Queesland

5 December 2019 Mr Dawson Wilkie Chair and Regional Representative Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland PO Box 15213 CITY EAST QLD 4002 By email: admin@bpeq.qld.gov.au Dear Mr Wilkie The Liberal National Party has serious concerns about the structural integrity and competency of practices associated with the construction of Queensland’s

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Give the gift of life this Christmas

When the time comes, have you thought about donating your organs? If your answer is yes, you’re in agreeance with 75% of our community. It is wonderful to know that 3 in every 4 Bundy residents say they want to donate their organs, but we do need to work on

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BATT WINS FIGHT FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt has successfully fought for change to the Disability Parking Scheme in Queensland. An almost 2-year long fight for Mr Batt has finally paid off, with the Minister today announcing those who are visually impaired will now be eligible for a permit for their carers

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Labor’s dam cover-up must end

The future of fed-up Queensland farmers remains in limbo more than two months after water releases began at Paradise Dam. LNP Deputy Leader Tim Mander joined growers and producers in Bundaberg this morning to demand answers from the Palaszczuk Labor Government about the Paradise Dam scandal. Mr Mander said Annastacia

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MORE Paradise Dam questions

David Batt MP has today expressed additional concerns about the impact of the lowering of Paradise Dam’s spillway by 5 metres. The worry comes as Minister Lynham provides a response to a recent Question on Notice asked by Mr Batt. The question asked: Will the Minister advise if any additional flood modelling has

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More COOL news for Bundy Classrooms

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt is celebrating the announcement that all Bundaberg schools will soon be air-conditioned. “This has been a major priority for me over the past two years so I am absolutely thrilled,” he said. “Our community has really thrown their support behind me in my calls

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Time for talk about the Hinkler Regional Deal is over

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the Hinkler Regional Deal is an absolute game-changer for the Bundaberg region. This time last year, the Federal Government announced the deal, worth a whopping $173 million – the most significant government investment our region has seen in a very, very

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Dear Minister Lynham

We, the undersigned, are devastated to see 400 megalitres of precious water flowing from Paradise Dam over the Ben Anderson Barrage and out to sea each day, when we are experiencing one of the most serious droughts in decades. The State Government’s decision to permanently reduce Paradise Dam to 42%

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