Media Releases


Building community spirit with hammer and nails

02 Oct 2015

State Member for Sandgate Stirling Hinchliffe today committed to working with Sandgate Men’s Shed on a possible relocation to the Brighton Health Campus.

Let's Start Talking About Mental Health

01 Oct 2015

Last week, Queensland Mental Health Commissioner Dr Lesley Van Schoubroeck attended a Valuing Mental Health Morning Tea in Sandgate to discuss the importance of mental health and wellbeing in the community.

Roundtable Urges Social Change to Tackle Domestic Violence

28 Sep 2015

The Queensland Minister for Communities, Women and Youth and Minister for Child Safety Shannon Fentiman joined Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe, and Member for Nudgee, Leanne Linard, for a community roundtable with local community groups to discuss the issue of Domestic and Family Violence.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work Funding Supports Job Seekers

21 Sep 2015

Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe, said two local community groups would share in $717,800 following the first round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding allocations being announced.

$25,000 Funding Boost for Sandgate Hawks Club

21 Sep 2015

The Sandgate Hawks have received $25,000 funding from the Palaszczuk Government to assist in recovery from the May 1 storm event.  Most recently this has included a $20,000 grant under Category 2 of Disaster Recovery Funding to replace and relocate the irrigation pump system, re-engineer the drainage to prevent water flow into the change rooms and canteen and to repair surrounding areas.

Bracken Ridge State High School Wins $5,000 as Part of CUA Community Care Grant Program

08 Sep 2015

Stirling Hinchliffe, Member for Sandgate, today visisted Bracken Ridge State High School to congratulate the staff and students on winning $5,000 to assist in the upgrade of their outdoor gymnasium as part of the CUA Community Care Grant Program.

Teacher Aide Day celebrates special role in Local schools

04 Sep 2015

Last Friday, schools celebrated Teacher Aide Day, recognising the very special contributions teacher aides make in our classrooms.

Community Consultation on Eventide Aged Care Facility in Brighton

01 Sep 2015

State Member for Sandgate Stirling Hinchliffe and Federal Member for Lilley Wayne Swan today launched a new community consultation process on the commitment to and enhancement of the Eventide residential aged care facility and other services at Brighton.

Local Sandgate High Student Wins STEM Award

22 Aug 2015

A local student is among 30 Queenslanders recognised in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

$5000 Boost Available to Home-based Entrepreneurs

18 Aug 2015

Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe, today urged parents operating a business from home to apply for a new state government grant.