ROADS, HEALTH, WATER: Deb’s plans for electorate in 2021
Deb Frecklington has announced her three goals and projects for her electorate of Nanango that she hopes to achieve in 2021 including key improvements for Kilkivan and Woolooga.
Mrs Frecklington revealed she will be focusing on road upgrades, health services and water security.
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This includes major upgrades to roads in Kilkivan and near Woolooga, as well as flashing lights at Kilkivan State School.
“In 2021 I will be working to achieve support for the Nanango electorate across the areas which continue to need serious attention,” Mrs Frecklington said.
“We all know our road network does not receive the level of funding required, so I will be pushing for this to be addressed.
“I will also continue my advocacy for access to better health services across the electorate, and work to highlight the need for water security for our irrigators.”
The key projects across the Nanango electorate for 2021 are as follows:
Tanduringie Creek Bridge – replacement and upgrade to two lanes
Brisbane Valley Highway – major investment needed
D’Aguilar Highway – major investment needed
Mundubbera-Durong Road – widening to two lanes of the 11km single-lane section
Kilkivan-Tansey Road – widening to two lanes and bridge replacements
Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Road – sealing and widening of the final section
Running Creek Bridge near Woolooga – replacement and upgrade to two lanes
Byee Road – widening to two lanes
Flashing Lights for Kilkivan State School – to improve safety
Cooyar Bridge – replacement and upgrade to two lanes
Full-time Paediatrician for the South Burnett – to help kids get the diagnosis and treatment they need sooner
Specialist Cancer Care Nurse – replacement of this role in the South Burnett
Working with local irrigator groups and Councils to secure water supply for key projects like the Somerset and Lockyer Water Collaborative, Blackbutt irrigators and the Barlil Weir.