Media Releases



19 Feb 2016

Sandgate golfers will enjoy playing on more lush greens and fairways after the Sandgate Golf Club received $30,695 from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Stirling Hinchliffe promoted to Cabinet

11 Dec 2015

Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe has been promoted to the Palaszczuk Cabinet, taking on the responsibilities of Transport and the Commonwealth Games.

Have Your Say on Moreton Bay Region Public Transport Changes

10 Dec 2015

Community opinion is being sought on proposed changes to Moreton Bay Region Public Transport Services in the local area.

Give the Gift of Giving

27 Nov 2015

Once again, SANDBAG is helping others this Christmas with their annual Christmas Lunch, featuring Santa Claus and delicious food.

Expressions People’s Choice Award Winner Recognised

19 Nov 2015

Stirling Hinchliffe, Member for Sandgate, awarded Mr Ed Trost with the Expressions Art Exhibition People’s Choice Award for his featured work, “Gurrumul.”

New Women’s Strategy Open for Review

12 Nov 2015

Sandgate is being urged to have its say on gender equality following the release of the State Government’s report on the status of women in Queensland.

Read Your Way to Success

12 Nov 2015

Sandgate area students who participated in the 2015 Premier’s Reading Challenge are being officially recognised this month for their commitment.

Tuckshop Week Wraps Up

05 Nov 2015

Stirling Hinchliffe, Member for Sandgate, last week met with several tuckshop staff and volunteers to say thank-you for all their hard work.

Taigum on the Go

23 Oct 2015

Stirling Hinchliffe’s petition for a go card top-up facility has won the day with public transport customers in Taigum now able to top up their go card from the Taigum Newsagency in Taigum Square.

Sandgate St Vinnie’s Taps into Tech Upgrade

20 Oct 2015

St Vinnie’s in Sandgate has benefited from the State Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund, receiving $2340 to purchase iPad’s, printing equipment and office furniture to improve client engagement and allow staff and volunteers to work with more mobility.