• MontroseAccess project in Labrador

    On Monday it was a privilege to join members of the MontroseAccess board and my good friend and colleague Stuart Robert MP, the Federal Member for Fadden, to turn the sod on their new short-stay Respite and Accessible Family Accommodation facility in Labrador.

    For more than 80 years Montrose has been inspiring and supporting quality lives for children with disabilities and their families in Queensland. Their mission is to provide support services to clients with physical disabilities and their families to assist these clients to achieve their maximum individual potential for participation in the community.

    Currently MontroseAccess provide support to more than 100 families on the Gold Coast and this purpose built facility in Imperial Parade is critical to their ability to continue providing this support. This project is only possible because of the amazing support of an anonymous benefactor who has given $2 million toward the development of the facility. Construction is anticipated to be completed in December with the facility opening in January.

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    From Left: Stuart Robert MP (Fadden), Verity Barton MP (Broadwater), Paul Bird (President of the Board), Andrew Buchanan (Vice-President)