WIN for Bundaberg North School Community

David Batt MP’s calls for a school zone extension for Bundaberg North State School have been answered. Mr Batt has been liaising with the Wide Bay Burnett Transport and Main Roads Department since early October in regards to the inadequacy of the current school zone. On Wednesday, the Minister for

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Fuel Prices Skyrocket

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt MP welcomes today’s announcement regarding real time fuel monitoring but says it has taken far too long. “It’s taken 10 year high fuel prices and a national fuel strike to get the wheels turning,” he said. “The LNP announced this fuel monitoring initiative back

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Labor FAILS to deal with ICE epidemic

“At the last election, the LNP committed to building not one but four Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centres across regional Queensland, including one here in the Wide Bay,” Mr Batt said. “Unfortunately though, it is clear that the establishment of rebab centres is a low priority for the current government.

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Students and teachers suffer in heat

“Shadow Minister for Education Jarrod Bleijie MP joined Meg from Bundaberg West State School P&C and myself in Bundy this morning to renew calls for air-conditioning to be installed in Bundy’s classrooms,” Mr Batt said. “The current government refuses to air-condition classrooms based south of Gladstone, even though our kids and teachers are already

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Footy Jerseys for Farmers

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt has joined forces with CQUniversity to collect donations for sweet potato farmers in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Kirt Hainzer is a Senior Research Officer at CQUniversity Bundaberg who is currently working on a project with over 40 farmers and their extended families in PNG.

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Police Numbers in the Wide Bay

“The Government needs to start showing commitment to the people of the Wide Bay and commit more police officers to accommodate for our regions ongoing expansion,” Mr Batt said. “As a former police officer of 23 years, I know firsthand just how hard our police work and it’s getting harder

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Educational Agriculture Funding CUT

Letter to the Editor NewsMail 17 October 2018 Dear Editor Every year for the last 14 years 10,000 Queensland students including students in Bundaberg, have learnt about where their food and fibre comes from thanks to the School to Industry Partnership Program. This hands-on program is unique to Queensland and

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