Media Releases


Grants to celebrate multiculturalism in Sandgate

01 Jul 2016

Community groups in Sandgate can apply for a share of $1 million in grants across this year’s two funding rounds to celebrate Queensland’s multiculturalism.

Bright lights for Brighton Roosters

23 Jun 2016

A new lighting system has been officially switched on and tested at a twilight training session at the Brighton Roosters Junior Rugby League Club this week.

Community Gambling Benefit Fund pays dividends

21 Jun 2016

Sandgate community groups will share in almost $65,000 in funding from the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) grants.

Local investment in flying fox research to manage populations

15 Jun 2016

Member for Sandgate Stirling Hinchliffe has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s investment of $2.7 million over three years to help local councils monitor little-red flying fox movements and to improve management of roosts in urban areas.

Fairer public transport fares for Sandgate

13 Jun 2016

Fares will be slashed from next year making it more affordable for Sandgate locals to travel on buses, trains, ferries or light rail, in a major overhaul of public transport costs across South East Queensland.

Brighton local immortalised by world class street art

09 Jun 2016

Internationally renowned street artists Guido van Helten and Fintan Magee have immortalised Brighton local and veteran train driver, Dave Hogan, in an impressive piece of public art.

Cyclists to keep pedalling with Gateway Upgrade works

03 Jun 2016

Pedestrians and cyclists are already benefiting from the installation of a temporary shared user pathway during construction of the $1.143 billion Gateway Upgrade North project.

Learners can test drive new app

26 May 2016

Completing and submitting a learner driver logbook will now be much easier for learner drivers, parents and supervisors following the launch of the Queensland Learner Logbook app.

Dredging completed ahead of time for Cabbage Tree Creek Boat Harbour

20 May 2016

Access to the Cabbage Tree Creek Boat Harbour has been greatly improved, with the completion of a $1.6 million dredging project.

Statewide celebration to support small business

11 May 2016

Member for Sandgate Stirling Hinchliffe has encouraged Northsiders to get out and support local operators for 2016 Queensland Small Business Week.