Drivers to win big with St Helens school lights and Torbanlea causeway funding

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DRIVERS were the big winners across the Fraser Coast, with new traffic lights set for St Helen’s School and upgrades to Bruce Hwy.

The Torbanlea causeway will also become a reality, with funding of $1.8 million. The project was announced but not funded by the former LNP government.

However, hopes of bringing back pathology to the Maryborough Hospital will not be realised just yet, with no funding announced to revive the service.

Instead the Bruce Highway, the environment  and people with complex health needs were  among the areas funded in the Wide Bay’s $668 million 2015-16 spend.

The multi-million dollar boost includes $572.5 million for health, utility, education and transport infrastructure; $37.7 million in disaster relief funding; and $14.5 million – or $58m over four years – to pay for school improvements.

About $19 million will go towards improving and maintaining sections of the Bruce Highway  between Maryborough and Gympie.

Access to Maryborough’s St Helen’s School will be improved with a $2.1 million set of traffic lights at a nearby intersection.

Environmental commitments included $630,000 for a new wastewater treatment system at  Dundabara in the Great Sandy National Park on Fraser Island.

Both Fraser Coast and Bundaberg councils will share $43,000 to tackle littering and illegal dumping.

About  $500,000 will be spent repairing the Mary River levees.

A total of $1.3 million will fund the replacement of  CT scanners at Hervey Bay and Bundaberg hospitals.

The Fraser Coast will also benefit from a region-wide commitment of   $2.2 million for cardiology services, $4.9 million for ophthalmology services and $2.7 million for other health care services.

Hervey Bay’s hospital emergency department will get a share of $20 million set aside to improve ERs across the state.

Other Wide Bay region pledges included $24.8 million for public housing, $6.8 million for homeless support  and $25,000 to help indigenous communities with cultural and conservation projects.

The Wide Bay covers Fraser Coast, Kingaroy, Nanango, Bundaberg and Gympie.

-APN Newsdesk 

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Henry Sapiecha

TORBANLEA INTERSECTION BRUCE HIGHWAY CAR & TRUCK COLLISION

At 4:30 pm today 4th June 2015 a courier truck & a black 4wd collided at the Torbanlea Bruce Highway intersection.

It was a wonder there were not deaths.The truck veered off the road after the collision and headed for the scrub. He said the 4wd came out of Gympie St without looking

These pics were taken only seconds after the collision

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TORBANLEA PICNIC RACES ON AGAIN IN 2014 OCT 25th 2014

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THE TASER & CATTLEPROD STANDOFF BY POLICE IN BIZARRE INCIDENT @ TORBANLEA. FRASER COAST QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA.FC CHRONICLE VERION OF EVENTS

Woman learns not to bring a cattle prod to a taser fight

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THIS IS THE POLICE VERSION TO THE PAPERS-OTHER VERSION COMING IN NEXT

HOWARD police say they tasered a man who assaulted police in a shock-weapon stand-off involving a woman armed with a cattle prod at Torbanlea.

Police said a routine task “turned to custard” when they attended to speak to the occupants of a house who had allegedly moved back in since it was repossessed in October.

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Sergeant Martin Slack said two police officers had attended to make inquiries about 9.15am on Tuesday, but when the situation escalated to threats and violence, a stand-off developed and a Howard police officer used his taser on the 34-year-old man.

The Torbanlea man and his 31-year-old female partner were arrested.

He was charged with assault on police, trespassing and obstructing police.

The woman was charged with serious assault on a police officer, trespassing and obstructing police.

Both have been given notice to appear at Maryborough Magistrates Court on November 26.

“No one was injured in the incident,” a spokesman for the Howard police said.

Sgt Slack said the taser was used to create an opportunity for officers to restrain the person.

“It stops the person from being able to lash out,” he said.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the man was armed with the cattle prod.

  14th  November 2013

Topics:  hervey bay, howard, police, taser, torbanlea

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Henry Sapiecha

The Torbanlea Taser & cattleprod Saga unfolds as the perpetrators say they are the victims.

Watch out soon for the other sides version of what happened >>

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TORBANLEA PICNIC RACES IS AGAIN ANOTHER SUCCESS OCTOBER 2013

TORBANLEA RACES CORPORATE TENTS A HIT WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES & PEOPLE

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Congratulations to the organizers of the 2013 Torbanlea Picnic Races, as it has again once more been a success

LARGE RECTANGLE

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NEW HOMES [7] FINISHED GETTING BUILT IN TORBANLEA FRASER COAST QLD

THIS IS A PHOTO OF THE FINISHED HOUSES AS @ 16TH SEPT 2013

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HUNTER STREET TORBANLEA LATEST BUILDING PROJECT OF 7 NEW HOMES

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TORBANLEA BRUCE HIGHWAY INTERSECTION USED BY INTERNATIONAL BACKPACKERS TO ACCESS HERVEY BAY & FRASER ISLAND

TORBANLEA INTERSECTION @ THE BRUCE HI-WAY TAKEOFF POINT FOR BACKPACKERS COMING TO HERVEY BAY

Polish beauty traveling this country was assisted to get transport from the Torbanlea intersection to Hervey bay as part of her voyage around this country heading north.

We wish her the best.

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A few pics are posted below-Go Barabara Marsinova & enjoy this beautiful country.

She was assisted by Henry Sapiecha [yours truly] not shown..

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TORBANLEA FRASER COAST INTERSECTION NIGHT WORK BY SUNSTATE GROUP QUEENSLAND

SUNSTATE GROUP WORKERS WORK THROUGH THE NIGHT LED BY ‘DYNAMO DAN’


There is no stopping this team when they want to get a job done,

This main road Bruce highway intersection @ Torbanlea is leaping ahead towards completion on schedule

View this teams credentials here >> www.sgq.com.au . At the SGQ helm you have Mr Bob Goodwin

Written, photographed & published by Henry Sapiecha

FRASER COAST COUNCIL DONATES MOWER TO TORBANLEA RACE TRACKRESERVE

The local Independent newspaper had had a story in their paper the other day,A John Deere mower to now have a home at the Torbanlea racetrack reserve.

Picture of the boys is here below compliments of the paper.

Council persons Graham Osmond & Don Woodhouse go over the tech bits of the mower with local Torbanlea lads Andrew Adams, Nev Kindelan & Ronnie Davidson

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TORBANLEA PICNIC RACES A ROARING SUCCESS.CONGRATULATIONS.

THIS EVENT HAS JUST GROWN & GROWN.I LIVE HERE….


The Torbanlea annual picnic race meeting has just grown from strength to strength and attracted patrons from far & near. Some pics are included below to give you some idea. The women were looking fantastic and were there to have fun and impressed many by their good looks and long legs.WOW..!

MORE NEXT YEAR PLEASE

Great results and response-and shows the local people & the business community do have a need for such an event and expressed their feelings at this function.

Some pics are below to give you as an indication.

 

 

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