Jun 5, 2017 in Achievements, Media Releases

Powell Media Release – Glass House MP to sleep rough for homeless

With homelessness affecting more than 1,500 men, women and children on the Sunshine Coast, Member for Glass House Andrew Powell is joining a group of local dignitaries, business people and community members in gearing up to sleep rough in the name of charity by participating in the St Vincent de…

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May 19, 2017 in Achievements, Featured, Media Releases

Powell Media Release – Glass House Small Businesses and Employees showcased at the 2017 Glassy Awards

Over 150 people representing businesses from across the Glass House electorate had their moment to shine last night when Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell MP, held his second annual Glass House Small Business Awards Gala Event aka the Glassys at Flame Hill Vineyard at Montville. With almost 100 businesses…

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May 17, 2017 in Achievements, Media Releases

Powell Media Release – LNP plans to slash red tape by 20 per cent

17 May 2017 Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell, is confident the announcement of the LNP’s red tape reduction policy this week will make it easier for businesses in Glass House to get ahead. Mr Powell said in committing to a 20 per cent red tape reduction target over six…

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May 12, 2017 in Achievements, Media Releases

Powell Media Release – Glass House MP takes the (blood) pressure down

10 May 2017 Glass House MP takes the (blood) pressure down   Glass House MP, Andrew Powell, says it only takes three actions to take the (blood) pressure down and he is working his way through the list.  He has had his blood pressure checked and now he plans to…

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May 5, 2017 in Featured

2017 Glass House Small Business Awards – voting now closed

AND THE WINNERS ARE……… GOLD GLASSY Business – Renae’s Pantry (Palmwoods) Employee – Rhylie Coutts (Wamuran IGA)   D’Aguilar Region Bronze Business – Scissor Magik Hair Design Bronze Employee – Maria Catlin (Wamuran Water Babies) Silver Business – Clews News (Woodford Newsagency) Silver Employee – Sarah Sweeney (Ray White Wamuran)…

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Apr 24, 2017 in Featured

Round two of Local Heroes Grants announced

Winners for round two of the Local Heroes Grants are: Wamuran Earth Protectors at Wamuran State School – to assist with the cost of purchasing landfill crates as part of their mission to become a sustainable school; Combined Glasshouse School Chaplaincies; Josh Penfold from Palmwoods – who will represent Australia…

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Apr 11, 2017 in Around Glass House, Glass House Issues

Out and about with Andrew – week ending 9 April 2017

I spent a good part of last week traveling to the regions that were effected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Local Government, Transport and Main Roads.  Queenslanders are a resilient lot and we are used to experiencing more than our fair share of natural disasters each…

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Apr 11, 2017 in Around Glass House, Glass House Issues

Out and about with Andrew – week ending 2 April 2017

Some of my activities from last week included: hosting Tracy Davis, Shadow Minister for Education, in the Glass House electorate.  Tracy and I held a Principals’ Round Table and toured the Woodford P-10 school attending the Woodford Swimming Club end of season breakup and trophy presentation representing the Leader of…

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Mar 28, 2017 in Around Glass House, Glass House Issues

Out and about with Andrew – week ending 26 March 2017

It was great to start a Parliamentary sitting week by attending the Parliamentary Friends of Rugby League launch and to get within touching distance of the impressive State of Origin Shield.  It was also wonderful to celebration the eighth anniversary of my swearing in as a Member of Parliament and it…

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Mar 23, 2017 in Featured

Round One of Local Heroes Grants announced

Winners for round one of the Local Heroes Grants are: •Peachester State School P & C to purchase a microwave for their Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program •Elimbah Uniting Church to purchase a small zip hot water system for their kitchen •Palmwoods Netball Club towards a netball team building camp…

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