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LEICHHARDT BAPTIST CHURCH TO BE REFURBISHED THROUGH BLAIR STRONGER COMMUNITIES GRANT

February 02, 2018

Leichhardt Baptist Church will receive much-needed upgrades in 2018 after a successful application to the Blair Stronger Communities Grants Programme. Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, congratulated Pastor Rob Howells on the $8,250 grant at the Church on Friday.

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IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION SCHOOLS LOSE $19M IN TURNBULL’S CUTS

January 31, 2018

As state school students in Ipswich and the Somerset Region begin the 2018 school year, Member for Blair Shayne Neumann MP has revealed they will be losing $19 million in funding in 2018 and 2019 under Turnbull.

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RISING UNEMPLOYMENT AFFECTING IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION JOB SEEKERS

January 18, 2018

The latest labour force figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show an increase to the unemployment rate, and highlight the persistent challenges of underemployment and low wages growth under Turnbull.

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2918 FAMILIES IN BLAIR TO BE WORSE OFF UNDER TURNBULL'S CHILD CARE PACKAGE

January 15, 2018

As families start back to work and school, 2,918 families in Ipswich and the Somerset Region have learned they will lose vital support as a result of Turnbull’s changes to the child care system. Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann, accused the out-of-touch Turnbull Government of targeting families in the lowest income bracket.

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IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION GROUPS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR SHARE OF $50,000 ARMISTICE CENTENARY G...

January 11, 2018

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, is encouraging eligible groups to apply for up to $50,000 in funding for local projects and activities which commemorate the end of the First World War and honour local service men and women.

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EARLY CHRISTMAS BOOST FOR IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION VETERANS

December 22, 2017

Christmas has come early for the Kilcoy RSL Sub-branch which is celebrating a successful Federal grant of $6,405.46.

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