Federal minister stands up for Communities for Children

Ensuring the protection, safety and well-being of families in regional communities remains a priority of the Federal Coalition Government. Federal Assistant Minister for Children...

Budget 2018 – Bite-Sized.

Guaranteeing Medicare with record funding  Medicare spending is guaranteed and increasing every year from $24 billion in 2017-18 to $28.8 billion in 2021-22 to...

Budget 2018 – Tax Breaks for more than half of the...

The day after the release of Scott Morrison’s third Federal Budget, our local member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd says there’s a lot to be...

Dig manager warns: Investigate before you excavate.

Government contractors are being urged to engage a Certified Locator when undertaking excavations to reduce the risk of injuries as the federal budget sees...

Flynn in Focus – with Federal Member for Flynn, Ken O’Dowd

Last week I had the very great pleasure of opening the brand-new Central Queensland Driver Education Centre. This $1.2m centre funded via a partnership between...

Key takeaways from the 2018 Budget

  Last night, Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered the 2018 Budget. Ken O’Dowd, the member for Flynn was in Parliament and he has provided an overview...

More Mobile Coverage Across Flynn

The Coalition Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program is improving mobile coverage across Australia including along major regional transport routes in small communities and at...

Solar Power to deliver major savings for the Gladstone PCYC

The savings produced by the Gladstone PCYC’s new solar power plant will be sufficient to put more “boots on the ground” and hire four...

Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, visits Gladstone for Town Meeting…

The man who wants to be our Prime Minister, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten visited Gladstone last week for the second time in a month,...

Ken O’Dowd’s Flynn in Focus

  Last Wednesday I was joined by John McVeigh, Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government to present funding commitments for some of the...

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