$12.4m State funding boost for community groups

By Rob on Sep 2014

Hardworking community groups in Southport are set for a spring funding boost as they receive their share in $12.4 million in State Government funding through the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants. Member for Southport Rob Molhoek said many local organisations couldn’t do without the quarterly funding boost, which allows them to continue their invaluable work in the area. (more…)

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Fourth nurses’ pay boost delivers 12 per cent more in pay packets under LNP

By Rob on Sep 2014

Queensland nurses and midwives have been granted their fourth pay-rise since the election of the Newman LNP Government, making them overall about 12 percent better off than they were under Labor. In a letter to 3,000 local Queensland Health nurses and midwives today, Health Minister Lawrence Springborg wrote: “As a part of our strong plan for your profession, you will receive a 2.2 per cent wage increase from 1 April 2015.” The increase comes on top of a $500 boost to annual base salaries as part of the 2012 EB8 agreement, due on March 31, 2015. As a result a[...]

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Premier Southport CBD site to be revitalised

By Rob on Sep 2014

A once-in-a-generation development will begin today with the Queensland Government inviting expressions of interest for the sale of the former Gold Coast Hospital site. (more…)

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A Day in the Life of a Paramedic

By Rob on Sep 2014

Last week was Ambulance Week and I was privileged to join Critical Care Paramedic Darren Watters on Thursday for his 7am – 7pm shift at the Southport Ambulance Station. It was an amazing day – to walk in the shoes of a paramedic really makes you realise what an incredible job these wonderful people do. Darren and his colleagues respond to each and every job with professionalism and compassion, and their patients know they’re in the best possible care. (more…)

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Gold Coast University Hospital Statement

By Rob on Sep 2014

Mr MOLHOEK (Southport—LNP) (2.44 pm): It is with great pleasure that I rise to update the House on health services in my electorate on the Gold Coast and to talk about how the Newman government is delivering on our promise to revitalise front-line services for families. Yesterday, I toured the Newborn Care Unit at the Gold Coast University Hospital with the Premier and the Minister for Health to see firsthand how the expansion of services is impacting on families with premature and sick babies. The new facility at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provides specialised treatment for sick babies. This[...]

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Cheaper fares for Southport

By Rob on Sep 2014

Southport families will pay less to catch public transport after the Queensland Government announced fares are to be cut by five per cent with savings from the scrapped carbon tax. Member for Southport, Rob Molhoek MP, said the LNP Government was the first in Queensland history to reduce fares across the state for bus, tram, train and ferry passengers. (more…)

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Safe Night Out – Rob Molhoek

By Rob on Sep 2014

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Queensland’s Small Business Week 2014

By Rob on Sep 2014

[su_youtube_advanced url="https://youtu.be/S_xOTAuFa_g"] The 2014 Queensland Small Business Week runs from Monday September 1st – Saturday September 6th. The purpose of this week is to celebrate the importance of small businesses to the Queensland economy and offers a wide range of free and low-cost business events and activities across the state. (more…)

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Over 3000 show support for light rail link

By Rob on Sep 2014

MEDIA RELEASE: Monday 1 September 2014 Over 3000 show support for light rail link A petition to support the connection of the Gold Coast light rail to the heavy rail has collected over 3000 signatures since its launch two weeks ago. (more…)

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Savings fund cheaper transport fares or more services

By Rob on Sep 2014

MEDIA RELEASE: Savings fund cheaper transport fares or more services Queensland families are being asked to choose between cheaper public transport fares or more services when the Newman LNP government re-invest savings from the scrapped carbon tax back into public transport. (more…)

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