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Canberra Backflips for Straddie Elders

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Federal MP Andrew Laming has gone into bat to secure funding for a Redlands indigenous organisation after its grant application was rejected.

Mr Laming said an application under the Federal Government’s Department of Indigenous Affairs Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) for Minjerribah Moorgumpin Elders Council (MMEIC) was initially...

Game on for Southern Moreton Bay Island Residents

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The Southern Moreton Bay community will soon have a new $1 million sport and resilience centre with work beginning on the joint Council and Commonwealth Government project.

Redland City Mayor Karen Williams joined Division 5 Councillor Mark Edwards and Federal Member for Bowman Andrew Laming in turning the first sod on the Bay Islands...

Stronger Communities Programme a boost for Redlands

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Federal MP Andrew Laming said Redlands had received a significant boost in the 2015 Budget.

“The Coalition Government’s new Stronger Communities Programme will provide $45 million over two years to fund small capital projects in local communities,” Mr Laming said.

“Our community will receive funding of $150,000...


Wednesday, 13 May 2015

“Keeping our country safe and secure is the highest responsibility of the Government,” Federal MP Andrew Laming said.  

“Australia’s National Terrorism Public Alert was raised in September 2014 to High because the threat of terrorism at home and abroad has increased.”

“The Government has responded and is continuing to take the...