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Safer future for Kawana schools

Children in the Kawana electorate will have safer journeys to and from class each day with the installation of flashing school zone signs. Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie said that the LNP Government has delivered flashing school lights to 195 schools across Queensland in the past two years, with an additional 151 schools to receive […]


Cheaper fares for Kawana

Kawana families will pay less to catch public transport after the Queensland Government announced fares are to be cut by five per cent with savings from the scrapped carbon tax. Member for Kawana Jarrod Bleijie said the LNP Government was the first in Queensland history to reduce fares across the state for bus, train and […]


Bleijie scoops a taste of small business

Kawana MP Jarrod Bleijie today swapped Parliament for an ice cream parlour to celebrate the economic and employment contribution of Kawana’s 4514 small businesses. Mr Bleijie’s shift at Kawana’s Gelatissimo marked the wind down of the 2014 Queensland Small Business Week, aimed at celebrating small business and reminding Queenslanders of the importance of buying locally. […]


Awards for Kawana’s Community Champions

More than 50 locals today joined Kawana MP Jarrod Bleijie to honour community champions for their tireless work, dedication and community spirit. The fifth annual Kawana Electorate Queensland Day Community Awards, hosted by Mr Bleijie, celebrated the hard-working volunteers who keep the Kawana community ticking. The inaugural event was held in 2009 on the back […]


Kawana schools maintenance backlog slashed

Kawana children will have the best possible learning environment thanks to the third round of the Newman Government’s $300 million commitment to revitalise Queensland state schools. Mr Bleijie said the investment would completely clear the maintenance backlog left by the previous Labor Government. “Five schools in Kawana are set to receive a combined $719,459 to […]


Nominations open for Kawana Community Awards

Do you know someone who works tirelessly for others, or the greater good of the community? Would you like to see them recognised for the difference they make? I’m again holding the Kawana Electorate Queensland Day Community Awards to recognise our hard-working Kawana community champions. Nominees come from all walks of life – it may […]


Kawana parents urged to ‘get a move on’, and apply for Get Started sports vouchers

Kawana families are being urged to ‘get cracking’ with their applications for vouchers on offer through the latest round of the State Government’s Get Started sport and recreation program. Get Started, which is part of the Newman Government’s flagship $48 million Get in the Game initiative, assists Queensland families by providing vouchers of up to […]


Kawana’s Jordyn Archer to help lead Queensland Plan process

Kawana MP Jarrod Bleijie has congratulated local resident Jordyn Archer on her appointment to The Queensland Plan Ambassadors Council. It comes as Queensland Premier Campbell Newman launched The Queensland Plan: Queenslanders’ 30-year vision in Hervey Bay. Ms Archer and her fellow Queensland Plan Ambassadors Council members will lead community and government engagement to oversee the […]


$1.26M college music centre now open

Kawana MP Jarrod Bleijie today congratulated Pacific Lutheran College on the opening of its new $1.26 million music centre, built with the help of the Queensland Government. “I’m delighted the Government has been able to contribute to this project, which will enrich the schooling of hundreds of current students, and many more in years to […]