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The Honourable Anna Bligh


The Bligh Government's next Community Cabinet will be on the Fraser Coast in late June, Premier Anna Bligh told State Parliament this morning.

"Today I can announce that our next Community Cabinet will be held on the Fraser Coast at the end of this month on Sunday 29 June and Monday 30 June," said Ms Bligh.

"Cabinet will meet in Hervey Bay and deputations will be taken in Maryborough and Hervey Bay. This will be the seventh Community Cabinet since I became Premier.

"These gatherings are about Government being accessible to everyday Queenslanders.

"They are about giving me and my Ministers an opportunity to hear first-hand what issues are important to local communities.

"I am very much looking forward to meeting local residents and community groups.

"We will be there to listen, and everyone is welcome to come and meet us."

Member for Hervey Bay, Minister for Sustainability, Climate Change and Innovation, Andrew McNamara welcomed the Premier's Community Cabinet news.

"This is a great opportunity for the Fraser Coast region to meet with the Premier, Ministers and department heads and let them know first-hand issues of concern.

"It also means we can showcase to the Government's key decision makers our successes. I urge local residents to take up this special opportunity," he said. 

Hervey Bay Electorate Office: Shop 3 "Baiavista", 357 Esplanade Scarness 4655 QLD, (07) 4124 1386 or 1800 811 470 (f) (07) 4124 1443

Maryborough Electorate Office: Shop 1 Comet Place, 133 Lennox Street, Maryborough 4650 QLD, (07) 4122 2277 or 1800 813 794, (f) (07) 4122 1980

The Sunday Community Forum will be held at The Hall, Wide Bay TAFE, Urraween Road, Hervey Bay from 1pm.

Cabinet will meet in Hervey Bay on the Monday (9.30am to 12.30pm) and at that time Parliamentary Secretaries and department Directors General will undertake deputations in the Federation Room, Brolga Convention Centre, 5 Walker Street, Maryborough.

Further information is available at, the electorate offices of local State Members of Parliament or by phoning 1800 448 377


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