People with intellectual disability in Bundaberg are learning to cook up a storm in an upgraded kitchen thanks to a $34,000 grant. Endeavour Foundation Industries Site Manager Robert Campbell said the kitchen, completed last month, was already being used to prepare lunches and evening classes would soon start. “One of
Term 4 has had a cool start with 7 Bundaberg state schools set to receive funding for air-conditioning in their classrooms. State Member for Bundaberg David Batt said it was great news for the schools, but noted it’s also important to remember the remaining 8 Bundaberg state schools that have
Paradise Dam. What a debacle. It’s both extraordinary and awfully concerning to think that Labor has plans to significantly reduce the capacity of a dam that’s just 13 years old due to mysterious safety concerns. Since work began on the dam, rumours about flawed construction have circulated within our community.
Visiting Bundaberg today, Shadow Minister for Police and Corrective Services Trevor Watts MP joined local member David Batt MP at the home of residents who recently fell victim to youth crime. In March 2019, Ian Finnis and carer Wendy Collins woke to find three teenage robbers in their home. As
The LNP is demanding a public parliamentary inquiry is held into the design and construction of the Paradise Dam. The dam opened in 2006 at a cost of $200m – but just 13 years later the Palaszczuk Labor Government has announced plans to reduce its capacity to 42 per cent.
“It’s fantastic that three of Bundaberg’s school zones will receive flashing school zone signs, it’s something I’ve continued to fight for ever since before I was elected in 2017,” said Mr Batt. “At the last election, I committed to installing the signs at all Bundaberg schools if the LNP won
“As a result of my question in parliament, the Minister has revealed the number of Bundaberg households on the public housing register has skyrocketed by nearly double in just 2 years,” Mr Batt said. “As at 30 June 2019 the total number of households on Bundaberg’s register has jumped to
“Everybody understands that water security for our farmers is a major concern with today’s announcement that Paradise Dam’s spillway will be reduced by 5 metres, however it’s also important to consider what this change will mean for Bundaberg residents in a future flood event,” Mr Batt said. “As the flood
State Member for Bundaberg David Batt is disappointed with the Minister’s response to a question he asked in parliament regarding the installation of air-conditioning in Bundaberg’s state school classrooms. David asked the question on 21 August 2019 and a response was tabled late on Friday, 21 September 2019. “Earlier this
State Member for Bundaberg David Batt is celebrating news that a ‘drop and go’ zone for Walkervale State School will finally go ahead. This project was an election commitment for Mr Batt at the last State Election in Queensland. “Fighting for a ‘drop off zone’ for Walkervale State School has