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$2 billion fund to transform Gold Coast small businesses access to funding

November 16, 2018

16 November 2018 Gold Coast small businesses will benefit from the Liberal National Government’s introduction of a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund. Local MP Steven Ciobo said many small business owners on the Coast find it difficult to obtain finance unless they put up their family home as collateral. “The Gold Coast is known […]

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GRANTS HELPING THE GOLD COAST COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF ARMISTICE

November 13, 2018

9 November 2018 Four local community projects commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War have received funding from the Liberal National Government under the Armistice Grant Program. Local MP Steven Ciobo said he was impressed with the projects approved for funding, and the innovative ways groups were commemorating the centenary […]

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LABOR’S PROPERTY TAX TO HIT THE GOLD COAST

November 9, 2018

9 November 2018 Gold Coast home owners and property renters will be hit hard by Labor’s ill-conceived property tax. Local MP Steven Ciobo said Labor’s property tax will not only punish those who negative gear, but everyone with equity in their home. “More than 25,000 Gold Coasters who negatively gear their property stand to lose […]

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$112 MILLION FOR THE GOLD COAST LIGHT RAIL

November 5, 2018

Monday 5 November 2018 Today we lock in $112 million for the 6.4 kilometre extension of the Gold Coast Light Rail from Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads. We’re backing Queenslanders with economy building and congestion busting infrastructure. Extending the light rail from Broadbeach and Burleigh Heads is a vital step to supporting a growing city like […]

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DELIVERING TAX RELIEF FOR GOLD COAST SMALL BUSINESSES SOONER

October 11, 2018

11 October 2018 The Morrison Government will deliver additional tax relief to 73,000 Gold Coast small and medium businesses, five years earlier than planned. Local MP Steven Ciobo said this will be a boost to our local economy which depends on the success of small family businesses. “This is good news for the Gold Coast- […]

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MORE FUNDING FOR ASHMORE MEN’S SHED

October 5, 2018

5 October 2018 The Ashmore Men’s Shed has been awarded a grant from the Morrison Government under round 17 of the Government’s National Shed Development Programme. Local MP Steven Ciobo today congratulated the Ashmore Men’s Shed for its successful application for the $3000 grant. “Like similar sheds across Australia, the Ashmore shed offers support to […]

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GOLD COAST VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

September 28, 2018

28 September 2018 A Gold Coast woman who has dedicated her life to helping others has been recognised for her generous volunteer work. Barbara Healey was last night awarded Gold Coast Volunteer of the Year at local MP Steven Ciobo’s Gold Coast Community Awards. Ms Healey has been a member of the Ashmore Rotary for […]

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PINDARA HOSPITAL TO RECEIVE NEW MRI LICENCE

September 23, 2018

23 September 2018 JOINT MEDIA RELEASE GOLD Coast patients will now be able to access lifesaving scans for cancer, stroke, heart and other medical conditions with the Morrison Government announcing a new MRI licence for Pindara Private Hospital. This MRI licence is expected to benefit 4,000 local patients a year through a Medicare rebate and […]

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PLANS FOR GOLD COAST AIRPORT HOTEL AND CONFERENCE FACILITY APPROVED

September 22, 2018

22 September 2018 JOINT MEDIA RELEASE BUSINESS and leisure travellers are set to benefit from the Federal Government’s approval of plans to develop a new hotel and conference facility in the Gold Coast Airport’s terminal precinct. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the new hotel will […]

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