Hospice Dream a Reality

The Central Queensland community today celebrates the official opening of the much-needed hospice service, Fitzroy Community Hospice, which secured $8 million in federal funding to kickstart its journey to reality in 2021. Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry said it was a no-brainer to provide the funds needed to Fitzroy Community Hospice for the Central […]

Landry Halts Federal Funding for Pumped Hydro Shambles

Michelle Landry MP has secured a win for those impacted by the Pioneer-Burdekin Pumped Hydro scheme by successfully halting federal government funding towards the devastating project. The Member for Capricornia expressed her relief to see there was no funding for the scheme in the latest Budget. “I have been a strong advocate against this ridiculous […]

A win for families and farmers as Senate plans to block Labor’s fresh food tax

Michelle Landry MP said common sense has prevailed, after confirmation the crossbench will block Labor’s disastrous and ill thought-out fresh food tax in the Senate. It comes after The Nationals spent the past year campaigning with farmers and industry against the tax, called a biosecurity protection levy, which would have hurt both families and farmers […]

Capricornia – Land of the Forgotten

Michelle Landry MP said Capricornia has been forgotten in Labor’s Budget, with funds for regional infrastructure slashed and falling short of their promise for cost-of-living relief. The Member for Capricornia has called last night’s Budget a failure and a stark reminder that the people of regional Australia are not a priority for the Labor party. […]

Capricornia Budget Wish List

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, is hoping for cost-of-living relief and reinvestment back into the region where wealth is produced for the nation in tonight’s Budget. “The cost of living looms large as a pressing concern for the majority of Australians, dominating the conversations with my office. I eagerly anticipate tangible relief in tonight’s […]

Regional Health Forum Reaches Rockhampton

Michelle Landry MP responded to the concerns expressed by local residents and healthcare professionals regarding the deteriorating healthcare system by extending an invitation to Dr Anne Webster MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Health, to facilitate a Regional Health Forum in Rockhampton last night. The forum, which drew over 25 community members and frontline healthcare […]

Landry Delivers Funding for Local Volunteers

Community groups in Capricornia are set to benefit from the Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, delivering $66,225 in funding to support their volunteers. Michelle Landry MP emphasised that the funds will be directed towards supporting 22 community organisations throughout the Capricornia region. This support aims to assist the dedicated volunteers in recognition of their […]

Multicap’s BBRF Funded Disability Housing Officially Opens

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, attended the official opening of Rockhampton Multicap’s disability housing. The project, which received $950,000 in funding from the previous Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) in 2020, marks a significant investment in the region. Ms Landry said she was thrilled when she secured the $950,000 in funding for […]

The Nationals fight Labor’s fresh food tax in Senate inquiry

Labor’s fresh food tax and the damage it will cause, by driving up the cost-of-living and making groceries more expensive, will be investigated by a Senate committee today. Michelle Landry MP said the fresh food tax, which is due to be implemented on July 1, is as an attack on families and farmers in Capricornia. […]

Righting the Record on Rockhampton Ring Road

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, has called out the Prime Minister’s outrageous Rockhampton Ring Road claims he made to media at his press conference in Gladstone yesterday. Ms Landry said Labor had been quick to cut the ribbon on Coalition funded projects and were attempting to rewrite history on LNP projects which have recently […]

3G Network Switch Off Date Looming

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, is urging constituents to be prepared for the upcoming 3G network shutdown. This switch off is similar to the closure of the 2G network in 2018.  Telstra plans to deactivate its 3G network by June 30, 2024, and it’s anticipated that Optus will subsequently shut down its 3G network […]

PM Backs Miles Pumped Hydro Plan

Despite the lack of precise costing of the controversial Pioneer-Burdekin Pumped Hydro project, the Prime Minister has thrown his support behind Queensland Labor’s Jobs and Energy Plan, of which the pumped hydro scheme is centrepiece of.  Federal Member for Capricornia and fierce advocate for the Eungella community, Michelle Landry, has said the Prime Minister is […]