New dams to create 5000 Wide Bay jobs

An LNP Government will build two new dams in the Wide Bay – Burnett to supercharge the region’s economy and create 5000 new jobs. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said the new Cooranga and Barlil weirs were a key part of her party’s plan to double the value of Queensland’s agricultural

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Wide Bay tops Australia’s jobless table again

New ABS figures have shown another jump in unemployment in Wide Bay – confirming the region as the nation’s worst unemployment blackspot. Around 1,000 jobs were lost in Wide Bay in September, meaning 14,600 people in the region are now desperately searching for a job. The region’s unemployment rate is

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Four-lane Bruce Hwy will boost Wide Bay

The LNP’s plan to four-lane the Bruce Highway will deliver huge benefits for businesses and workers in the Wide Bay, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today. Ms Frecklington today stopped at a Wide Bay farm on the first day of her regional road-trip along the Bruce to outline her plan

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LNP WILL INVEST $100,000 FOR BUNDABERG CENTRAL MENS SHED

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt has today announced a future LNP Government will invest $100,000 for the Bundaberg Central Men’s Shed to complete their new shed. “In 2017 the Bundaberg Central Men’s Shed secured land on Osbourne Street at Norville to build a new facility,” Mr Batt said. “In

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LNP WILL INVEST $110,000 FOR BUNDABERG SES HQ

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt has today announced a future LNP Government will invest $110,000 to upgrade the Bundaberg SES Headquarters. Mr Batt said the SES was an integral organisation within the Bundaberg community. “Here in Bundy, we are no stranger to extreme weather events and each time one

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