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Ian Rickuss MP


Member for Lockyer

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How can we help?

Many residents are unaware of the services available to them through their local member of Parliament. My office offers a range of services to the community. My electorate staff are only too pleased to assist you with any enquiries or concerns you may have.


Photocopying Services

A complimentary photocopying and folding service is available at our Lockyer electorate office for not-for-profit organisations. Please contact the office on (07) 5351 6100  or email us at lockyer@parliament.qld.gov.au for more information.


Letters of Support

We are happy to provide letters of support to not-for-profit organisations who are applying for government funding. Information we require include the purpose of the grant, organisational particulars and benefits which the organisation and the wider community will gain from the funding.
A letter of support request form can be downloaded from the link below or hard copies are available from the Lockyer electorate office. These can then be returned in person, via email, post or fax. The applications take approximately 1-2 weeks to process.
Letter of Support Request.doc


Letters of Congratulations

If you or someone you know is celebrating a birthday or wedding anniversary my office can assist you with a letter of congratulations. We can arrange a letter from Ian, the Premier, the Prime Minister or the Queen to recognise this milestone for you or someone you care for. A Letter of Congratulations Request form, including eligibility criteria can be downloaded from our site and should be returned to our office by email, fax or regular post. Remember to allow enough notice time (generally 4-6 weeks).

Congratulatory Letter Application and Information.
http://www.qld.gov.au/seniors/recreation-staying-connected/congratulatory-letters/

Additional information for Congratulatory letter.doc


Electoral Enrolment

If you are 17 or have recently turned 18, moved house or changed your name, you will need to complete a new electoral enrolment form.
To check your current enrolment details, visit the Queensland Electoral Commission by clicking on the link below. Information concerning changes to enrolment deadlines are available from the Australian Electoral Commission website. For more information, click on the links below:
Click to visit the Qld Electoral Commission 
http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/
Click to visit the Australian Electoral Commission 
http://www.aec.gov.au/


Seniors Cards

If you are 60 years or older, you may be eligible for a Seniors Card or Seniors Business Card. These cards provide access to government concessions and business discounts. Applications forms are available in hard copy from the Lockyer electorate office or by downloading the form below.
For more information on seniors discounts and entitlements, you can visit the Department of Communities by clicking on the link provided below:

Download Seniors Card Application Form
www.qld.gov.au/seniors/legal-finance-concessions/applying-seniors-card


Application for Justice of the Peace / Commissioner for Declarations

Applications for admission as a Justice of the Peace or a Commissioner of Declarations require nomination by myself as your State Member of Parliament. Forms are available either by downloading the pdf forms (below) or as hard copies from our office.
Once completed, your application will be forwarded to the Attorney-General's office. Processing usually takes 4-6 weeks and my office will advise you periodically on your applications progress.

How to become a JP or Commissioner for Declarations
www.qld.gov.au/law/legal-mediation-and-justice-of-the-peace/jp-and-cdec-information/how-to-become-a-jp-or-cdec


Government Grants

We are able to assist community groups, clubs and organisations apply for many grants available through the State Government.  For details of the types of grants available, please visit the following websites:  

STATE (QLD) GRANT SOURCES
Community Benefit Funding Programs
www.justice.qld.gov.au/corporate/sponsorships-and-grants/grants/community-benefit-funding-programs

The Queensland State Government Grant Wizard can assist you to find suitable funding for your organisation.
www.qld.gov.au/community/community-organisations-volunteering/funding-grants-resources

FEDERAL GRANT SOURCES
Grantfinder can assist you to find government grants and assistance for individuals, businesses and communities.
www.business.gov.au/grants-and-assistance/grant-finder/Pages/default.aspx

PHILANTHROPIC SOURCES
Philanthropy Australia is the peak body for philanthropic trusts and foundations. www.philanthropy.org.au


Queensland Flags

The State Government provides complimentary Queensland flags to schools and non-profit organisations.  Contact our office on 07 5351 6100 or email lockyer@parliament.qld.gov.au for more information.


Student and Teachers Resources

The Queensland Parliament offers the following educational services:

  • Seminars, workshops, conferences and Youth Parliaments for educators, senior secondary school students, university students, public servants, Members of Parliament and their staff, and other client groups (both community service and fee paying).
  • Tours for primary and junior secondary school students.
  • Educational and information resources for use in educational institutions and by the wider community. 
  • Parliamentary Internship Program, where university students undertake a nominated research project under the supervision of a Member of Parliament or senior officer of the Parliamentary Service.

Parliament Educational Services

http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/explore/education
Contact Ian Rickuss MP

Shop 1, 47 North Street
Gatton QLD 4343

Phone: (07) 5351 6100
Toll free: 1800 817 791
Fax: (07) 5351 6109

lockyer@parliament.qld.gov.au

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