Media Releases

Wage Theft Inquiry to hear from Gold Coast victims

September 05, 2018

The Gold Coast will host a Queensland Parliamentary Wage Theft Inquiry public hearing on September 10, with local workers to share their experiences. Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon said those who’ve been ripped off from their employer are encouraged to register for the hearing.

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Action plan charts a course for world-class charter fishery

September 03, 2018

Member for Gaven and Assistant Minister for Tourism Industry Development Meaghan Scanlon welcomed the release of the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to grow regional tourism and jobs by developing a world-class charter fishing sector.

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Innovative business skills series starts up in Gold Coast libraries

August 17, 2018

Gold Coasters eager to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship will be able to take part in workshops being rolled-out at local council libraries. The Start Me Up - Business Skills Series is backed by $29,994 funding from the Palaszczuk Government – delivered through the State Library of Queensland’s (SLQ) $450,000 Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant program. Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon said the grant enables Gold Coa...

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Footy funding up for grabs for Gold Coast rugby league clubs

August 10, 2018

Member for Gaven, Meaghan Scanlon MP said the $1.275 million program, run in partnership with the NRL and the QRL, provides funds for local rugby league projects valued between $200,001 and $300,000.

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Gold Coast cleans up at STEM excellence awards

August 10, 2018

The Gold Coast has taken out six awards for excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at the 2018 Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education. Five students and a teacher have received the prestigious award following this afternoon’s announcement of winners.

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Gold Coast celebrates World Ranger Day

July 31, 2018

The Palaszczuk Government is today recognising the important work our rangers do across Queensland, including 49 rangers in the Gold Coast region, as part of World Ranger Day. Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon said World Ranger Day was a chance for Queenslanders to show support for our hard-working and dedicated rangers. “Our rangers do amazing work in preserving our natural environment,” Ms Scanlon said.

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