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STATEMENT FROM THE HON STEVEN CIOBO MP

March 2, 2019

2nd March 2019 Australian Federal politics is a demanding, robust, and relentless arena. Notwithstanding this, serving in our Nation’s Parliament is an incredible privilege, intensely rewarding, and a vocation unlike any other. When I was preselected on 19th May 2001 at 26 years of age it was a big decision to commit myself and wife […]

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LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT DELIVERING A SAFER GOLD COAST

February 27, 2019

 20 February 2019 The Gold Coast is receiving a safety boost as the Liberal National Government invests more into the upgrades of the city’s CCTV system as part of the latest round of the Safer Communities Fund. Gold Coast City Council will receive $300,000 towards relocating the city’s CCTV control room. Local MP Steven Ciobo […]

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Gold Coast sporting groups to receive more funding

February 15, 2019

15 February 2019 New tennis courts and a national squash centre are some of the exciting new sporting infrastructure projects which will be built on the Gold Coast as part of the Liberal National Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Program. Carrara based Squash Australia will receive $317,923 to build a national squash centre and Tennis Gold […]

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BENEFITS OF A STRONGER ECONOMY FLOWING TO THE GOLD COAST

January 30, 2019

26 January 2019 The benefits of a stronger economy are flowing to the Gold Coast with the unemployment rate falling from 5.7 per cent in September 2013 to 4.3 per cent in September 2018. Local MP Steven Ciobo welcomed the news. “While Gold Coasters work hard to provide for their families, the Liberal National Government […]

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GOLD COAST ROADS TO RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST

January 10, 2019

10 January 2019 Congestion relief for Gold Coast roads is on the way as part of the next phase of the Liberal National Government’s Roads to Recovery program. The Gold Coast City Council has received $23.67 million in funding from the Liberal National Government for the next five years to fund important road improvements – […]

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Gold Coast tourism industry continues to boom

January 9, 2019

9 January 2019 The Gold Coast continues to welcome huge numbers of tourists who are spending record amounts, according to the latest International Visitor Survey (IVS) data released today. Local MP Steven Ciobo said the latest results show the Coast continues to be a major tourist hotspot for international travellers. “Spending by international tourists on […]

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MORE HOME CARE, MORE SUPPORT FOR GOLD COAST SENIORS

December 17, 2018

Gold Coast Seniors will receive more support, thanks to a half-billion dollar aged care funding boost by the Liberal National Government, including the release of 10,000 high-level home care packages within weeks. Local MP Steven Ciobo said the Liberal National Government will also ease cost of living pressures for local seniors receiving home care, by reducing daily maximum […]

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FEDERAL BUDGET SET TO RETURN TO SURPLUS

December 17, 2018

This week’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook confirms the strength of the Australian economy and that the budget will return to surplus. Local MP Steven Ciobo said returning the budget to surplus is part of the Liberal National Government’s plan to keep the economy strong and guarantee the essential services Gold Coasters rely on. “We […]

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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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