Motorists Set For a Smoother Ride On Pumicestone Road

  • Works to improve safety at dangerous black spot
  • $1.97 million funding under Australian Government’s Black Spot Programme

Works have commenced on the $1.97 million safety improvement project along a section of Pumicestone Road, east of the Bruce Highway in Caboolture.

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ABC managing director “intellectually lazy” on “free speech”

Queensland senator James McGrath has written to the ABC’s managing director Mark Scott, suggesting he has been “intellectually lazy” over the issue of free speech in light of this week’s controversial Q&A program.

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Remote Fairfax communities to get new mobile phone towers

Two remote areas of the Fairfax electorate will get new mobile phone towers to fix annoying black spot issues, Nambour-based senator James McGrath announced.

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Senator pushes for all government spending to be on the web

Queensland’s Senator James McGrath has called for all government spending to be published on the web so Australian taxpayers can see where taxes are being spent.

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Kokoda Track conservation expansions boost military preservation

Australian Government conservation efforts around the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea have extended beyond strictly military preservation.

The wide-ranging Kokoda Initiative, outlined during senate estimates hearings, has won praise from Queensland Senator James McGrath, who is a big supporter of programs that conserve military history.

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Senator McGrath promotes “social enterprise” business model

Queensland senator James McGrath has lauded business models that have social development – including skills training and job creation - as a priority.

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Senator McGrath slams ADF “pay cut” Bill

Nambour-based Senator James McGrath has slammed the passing of a Bill in the Senate that would reduce wage increases for Australian Defence Force personnel.

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Senator McGrath urges Aussie Govt action for The Maldives

Senator James McGrath has urged the Australian Government to consider government and commercial sanctions against The Maldives to help restore democracy.

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Senator fighting for Voluntary Student Unionism

Queensland Senator James McGrath has flagged the pending introduction of a Private Members Bill to abolish compulsory union fees for tertiary students.

In a speech to The Senate last night, Senator McGrath said the Student Services Amenities Fee, introduced in 2010 by the Gillard Labor Government, represented a financially draining attack on freedom.

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$1.3m to fix road blackspots in Fairfax

The Australian Government is building safer roads in Fairfax thanks to the national Black Spot Programme, Nambour-based Senator James McGrath said.

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and Senator McGrath today announced funding of more than $1.3 million to fix four dangerous black spots on roads in Fairfax.

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