Warren Truss, federal member for Wide Bay and leader of the Nationals.
Warren Truss, federal member for Wide Bay and leader of the Nationals. Alistair Brightman

Deputy Prime Minister to appear at Brolga Theatre

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Federal Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss will visit Maryborough next week to talk about federal initiatives for the area.

He will appear to deliver a speech at the Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre next Friday in an event open to the public.

Mr Truss' visit has been organised by the Maryborough Chamber of Commerce.

MCC president Lance Stone said he was grateful the deputy prime minister had made time to visit despite a busy schedule.

This is the first time Mr Truss has been enlisted as a guest speaker by either of the Maryborough or Hervey Bay Chambers of Commerce since his September 2013 appointment as the deputy prime minister, Mr Stone said.

Mr Stone said he hoped Mr Truss' speech would tell how the federal government will take action to help the region's youth unemployment.

"We really want him to focus on Maryborough and the Fraser Coast from a national perspective," Mr Stone said.

"I want to hear about something that will be a game changer such as a significant infrastructure investment."

"Hopefully it will be about something that will create jobs."

To attend this event, send your RSVPs by close of business Wednesday, October 28 to secretary@maryboroughchamberqld.com.au.

The Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre is at 5 Walker St, Maryborough.

Be there at 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start.



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