Serenella parts with hair for good cause

A DESIRE to honour the memory of her late daughter and give back has inspired one Ingham grandmother to shave her hair for a good cause.  Serenella Fava will get the clippers in front of friends and family this Saturday night at Lucinda Point Hotel as she raises money...

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Emergency accommodation needed for District

THE State Labor Government urgently needs to invest in temporary emergency accommodation to counteract an alarming shortage of rental properties in the Herbert River District, says Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto.  Mr Dametto said he was “dismayed” at the lack of...

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Regional hearings confirmed for Youth Justice Bill

NORTH Queenslanders will be able to have their say on the State Labor Government’s Youth Justice Bill after the Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Safety Committee confirmed regional hearings would be held this month.  The move follows calls by Hinchinbrook MP...

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Council approves $6.3m for sewage plant

HINCHINBROOK MP Nick Dametto has welcomed Cassowary Coast Regional Council’s decision to conditionally approve $6.3 million in State funding for a new Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Port Hinchinbrook.  Mr Dametto said he was “pleased” by the unanimous decision, with...

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Govt to respond to police station petition

A PETITION calling for a police station to be built at Bushland Beach has been formally tabled in parliament following a campaign to improve community safety.  The e-petition and paper petition, which was started by local resident Kaye Greaves and sponsored by...

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