Austinville Landcare receive $35,900 for riparian restoration work

The Everyone’s Environment program has been a huge success, with over 420 applications received in the last two rounds. “Congratulations to Austinville Landcare who have received $35,900 in the last round of funding for riparian restoration work.” “With the new research category this round, I   Read More

$800,000 announcement for bridge and walking circuit at Purlingbrook Falls

Families will soon be able to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Springbrook National Park from the treetops, with a project to build a suspension bridge across the gorge below Purling Brook Falls. National Parks Minister Steve Dickson said tenders would soon be called for the project, which would   Read More

$86,000 funding reopens Twin Falls walking circuit in Springbrook

Tourists will once again be able to explore the amazing walking tracks at Springbrook National Park. Member for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates said that after the devastating weather events of January 2013, iconic walking tracks at Springbrook including Twin Falls circuit pedestrian footbridge were closed   Read More

$70,000 funding boost for Mudgeeraba community groups

Hardworking community organisations in Mudgeeraba are set for a mid-year funding boost of almost $70,000 as they receive their share of the State’s community and Show Society funding. The funding has been delivered to not-for profit groups through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund, the Jupiters   Read More

Neighbourhood Watch Community Funding Projects Grants now open

Neighbourhood Watch Community Funding Project Grants opened on 1st July 2014. If you are either of the following,  • A NHW incorporated not-for-profit organisation OR • An organisation sponsoring an unincorporated NHW not-for-profit organisation OR • A Local Government Authority working   Read More

Stop/Go Traffic for Worongary Road for Floodway Upgrade

From Monday 30 June 2014 there will be stop/go traffic conditions on Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road (Worongary Road) at the Worongary Creek Floodway between 9am and 3pm. From Monday 7 July 2014, stop/go traffic conditions will be in place 24 hours a day. Changed traffic conditions will be in   Read More

Local boost for Prep teacher aides in Mudgeeraba

Preppies in two state schools in Mudgeeraba are set to benefit from an additional 63.7 Prep teacher aide hours each week in 2015. Ros Bates MP welcomed the announcement of the LNP Government’s 54 million four-year Boosting Prep for our children’s future commitment. “The LNP Government has a   Read More

Improved Traffic Signals for the Gold Coast-Springbrook Road and Somerset Drive Intersection

At my request, Traffic Engineers from the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) are pursuing alternative signal phasing which is aimed at improving safety and maintaining traffic flow at the intersection of Gold Coast-Springbrook Road and Somerset Drive. The phasing sequence will be   Read More

$1.11 million in Blackspot Funding for Gold Coast-Springbrook Rd

The Federal Government has announced $1.11 million Blackspot Funding to  install guide posts and guard rails on outside curves, as well as to widen the shoulder, for Gold Coast- Springbrook Rd from John Rodgers Rd to Monaro Rd.  This upgrade will be undertaken in association with the Gold Coast City   Read More

Australian Lighthorse Regiment honoured on sound barrier mural at Exit 82

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has installed a mural depicting the Australian Lighthorse Regiment on the sound barrier at Exit 82. Locals can visit the Mudgeeraba Lighthorse Museum at 8 Worongary Road, Mudgeeraba on Sundays between 11am and 3pm. For further information go to:   Read More

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