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Australian Defence Force Pay

Wednesday, 04 March 2015

Federal MP Andrew Laming is delighted with today’s announcement of an increased defence pay offer from 1.5% to 2%.; the second policy decision in a week from the Prime Minister.

“This comes at the end of a robust campaign led by two Queensland MPs to correct the injustice of a less than inflation pay offer last year,” Mr Laming said....

Businesses Urged to Apply for New Industry Skills Fund

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Businesses in Redlands can now apply for support to boost the skills of their workforce under the Abbott Government’s new $476 million Industry Skills Fund.

“Businesses in Redlands will be able to take advantage of the Industry Skills Fund to upskill or retrain their employees,” MP Andrew Laming said. 

“The fund will help our...

Soldiers commemorated through federal grant

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

The sacrifice of soldiers who served in WWI will not be forgotten thanks to a Federal Government Anzac Centenary Grant for Redland Museum.

Federal MP Andrew Laming said the museum had been granted $10,000 to develop exhibitions over four years displaying artefacts and memorabilia from the Redlands’ soldiers who served in the First World...

Grocery Code to Improve Relationship Between Retailers, Wholesalers and Suppliers

Monday, 02 March 2015


The Government has moved to ensure fair and transparent commercial dealings between retailers, wholesalers and suppliers in the Australian grocery sector by creating a Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.

The Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes—Food and Grocery)...