Gladstone News is celebrating Glenn Butcher’s first year as State Member by looking at the highlights and accomplishments Glenn has made so far:
$60 M for a Calliope High School with the doors to open in 4 years.
$42 M for a new Accident & Emergency Department at the Gladstone Hospital with construction to start next year.
$3.7 M for domestic and family violence support services at Gladstone Women’s Health Centre.
$3.3 M to better road infrastructure in the west of the electorate and make it more resilient to cyclone or flooding events.
Over $1.6 m in community grants that have benefited over 40 local clubs, organisations and not for profit groups.
Investing in Education with $1.2 M in much needed school maintenance projects, $6 M for new classrooms at Calliope Primary School, $250 K for refurbishments at Rosella Park School & new flashing lights at Kin Kora, St John’s, Toolooa High & Gladstone State High.
Investing to keep the community safer with, 9 new police recruits for the Gladstone Region, $780 K CCTV upgrade at the Gladstone Watch House & plans well underway to tackle alcohol fuelled violence in our community.
Now these are some big achievements for our Region.