Ballot opens for 100th ANZAC Day anniversary in Gallipoli
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 09:26 in Media Releases
Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice said residents can now apply for the opportunity to attend the 100th anniversary ANZAC Day commemorations at Gallipoli in 2015.
“The 100th anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli will be a very significant commemorative occasion,” Mrs Prentice said.
Time to review 4306 postcode
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 09:02 in Media Releases
Residents living within postcode 4306 could be a step closer to ending their postcode woes thanks to a Private Member’s Motion raised in Parliament by Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice.
Mrs Prentice said there were at least 50 suburbs, towns or localities which shared the 4306 postcode.
$62 million in funding awarded for UQ research
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 11:18 in Media Releases
Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice has congratulated The University of Queensland on their success in receiving more than $62 million from the Coalition Government to fund 135 new and innovative research projects.
Funding for these projects has been awarded under the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) research funding outcomes for Future Fellowships (2013) and Major Grants (2014).
Support troops coming home this Christmas
Thursday, 07 November 2013 15:57 in Media Releases
As the Christmas season approaches, Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice is asking community members to spare a thought for both the troops returning from deployment and those still serving abroad.
Mrs Prentice said that Defence will have far fewer personnel overseas following their redeployment from East Timor and Solomon Islands and up to 1000 troops coming home from Afghanistan.
Repealing the Carbon Tax
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 13:31 in Media Releases
The Australian Government will abolish the carbon tax from 1 July 2014. This will lower costs for Australian businesses and ease cost of living pressures for households.
Carers Week 2013
Friday, 11 October 2013 12:07 in Media Releases
October 13 marks the beginning of Carers Week, an opportunity to show our appreciation to the carers who help in our community.
“This year’s theme, ‘Be Care Aware’, highlights the importance of raising awareness of carers in our community,” Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice said.
Christmas Card Competition 2013
Thursday, 26 September 2013 14:23 in Media Releases
With the end of the year fast approaching, I am pleased to announce that I will again be holding our Christmas Card Design Competition with Preps/Year 1, 2, and 3 students participating.
We have decided not to nominate a theme this year so the children can let their imaginations run free.
Health Minister confirms dementia research funding
Monday, 23 September 2013 14:12 in Media Releases
Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice joined with new Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton at the University of Queensland at his first official event to confirm the Federal Government’s $9 million funding commitment to the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research.
Mrs Prentice said the funding was part of the Coalition’s $200 million commitment for dementia research announced by Prime Minister Tony Abbott during the Federal Election campaign.
Prentice re-elected as Member for Ryan
Monday, 09 September 2013 09:36 in Media Releases
Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice has been re-elected to the House of Representatives for a second term.
“I am deeply humbled and thankful for the overwhelming result in Ryan, which has helped the Coalition secure government,” Mrs Prentice said.
Celebrate National Flag Day
Monday, 02 September 2013 10:38 in Media Releases
Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice is encouraging local residents to celebrate 112 years of the Australian Flag on National Flag Day, 3 September.
The Australian flag was first flown on 3 September, 1901; and that day is now recognised with a range of ceremonies and events around the nation.
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