Media Releases


$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.

Shining a Spotlight on Seniors’ Safety at the Sandgate RSL

17 Aug 2015

A lively Seniors’ Forum was held last Thursday morning at Sandgate RSL’s Be’s Bar, hosted by the Member for Sandgate, Stirling Hinchliffe.

Politicians playing Pool - with David Curnow, 612 ABC Brisbane

05 Aug 2015

In August 2015, Stirling was the special guest on 612 ABC's "Politicians Playing Pool", hosted by David Curnow.

Topping up go card set to be easier than ever for Taigum residents on the go

03 Aug 2015

Taigum residents will find it easier to top up their go card, with the community set to benefit from a new top up terminal coming soon to a local small business.

Trust your Instinct, Sandgate

08 Jul 2015

Domestic Violence is a serious problem facing our local community; in Queensland, there are about 180 reports to police of domestic violence incidents every day.