Media Releases

Queensland Government Media Releases

Smart Savings for Baysiders:

 Residents of Wynnum Manly are being encouraged to check their
eligibility to a range of concessions and rebates, including the
increased $340.85 annual electricity bill rebate.

Member for Lytton, Joan Pease MP said the Government had
budgeted for $5.3 billion for concession and rebates to
help Queenslanders.

The following rebates allow concessions on water, health,
transport, education, seniors, housing and training.

For more information on these concessions, please visit:







New Police Officer heading to Wynnum



One new first year police constable is heading to Wynnum after they were sworn into the Queensland Police Service in a graduation ceremony at the QPS Oxley Academy.

Member for Lytton  - Joan Pease MP said, on behalf of the community, she was proud to welcome the new
First Year Constable (FYC) who had completed 25 weeks of intensive training.

"The QPS training program has given this recruit all the skills necessary for them to deliver an excellent service to our community, as they begin their career as a First Year Constable under supervision", Ms Pease said.

"They will be at the forefront of creating a safe environment for our residents and visitors, working together with local organisations and groups to maintain the community and lifestyle we all value so much."





Bayside electrical contractors needed for
smoke alarm installations


 Licensed electricians are invited to attend upcoming information sessions in Cannon Hill to find out about the Queensland Government's smoke alarm installatino project in public housing homes.

Member for Lytton, Joan Pease MP said more than 300,000 new smoke alarms would be installed
in almost 65,000 Queensland Government-owned public housing homes by 1 January 2022, supporting 220
full-time jobs.

The industry briefing session will be held on the following times;

- 31 January, 3:00 PM: Cannon Hill- Building and Asset Services Office, 45 Barrack Road

- 1 February, 3:00 PM: Cannon Hill- Building and Asset Services Office, 45 Barrack Road

- 2 February, 3:00 PM: Cannon Hill- Building and Asset Services Office, 45 Barrack Road






Small Business Week 2018


Registrations are now open for small businesses looking to host an event for
Queensland Small Business Week 2018 (QSBW).

Member for Lytton, Joan Pease MP said Queensland Small Businesses have
the opportunity to promote their events in conjunction with Small Business Week
held from 28 May to June.

" Events held during Queensland Small Business Week 2018 will give small
business owners the opportunity to learn and network with other small
business owners to help them grow", Ms Pease said.

Member for Lytton, Joan Pease said these events highlight the importance
and diversity of Queensland's growing small business industry.