Phillip Thompson OAM MP

Phillip Thompson OAM MP

Federal Member for Herbert

Serving Our Community

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Together with our community, we’ve been working to secure our economic recovery, support jobs and help locals get ahead.

Through our local advocacy, we’ve been able to deliver on our local plan in Herbert, including:

✅ Establishing the reinsurance pool to bring down insurance premiums
✅ Delivering the Port channel widening to allow bigger ships into our port for imports and exports
✅ Funding a new youth precinct to get young people off our streets
✅ Starting a much-needed $80-million refurbishment for Reef HQ
✅ A Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide, and
✅ Delivering a new ward at the Townsville University Hospital.

Each and every one of these initiatives is aimed at improving the quality of life for local people and ensuring we’re supporting a better future for our region. Please check out some of our local projects here.

As your Federal Member I am always here to help. If there’s ever anything I can do, please don’t hesitate to get in touch on the phone, on Facebook or by email.

While you’re here, please take a minute to have your say, and let me know what’s important to you and your family.

Phillip Thompson OAM MP

We’ve secured significant investment in Townsville and surrounds, creating jobs and helping our economic recovery.

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Phillip Thompson OAM MP Federal Member for Herbert and Shadow Assistant Minister for Defence

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SHAVE FOR DYLAN: Dylan is a young apprentice who has been diagnosed with a rare disease that will cause him to go blind. His workmates at Western Truck Group came together and decided to shave their heads as a fundraiser to support him on his journey to life without eyesight. Dylan is extremely upbeat and was cracking jokes about shaving off his mullet. Dylan you’re a legend mate!

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SHAVE FOR DYLAN: Dylan is a young apprentice who has been diagnosed with a rare disease that will cause him to go blind. His workmates at Western Truck Group came together and decided to shave their heads as a fundraiser to support him on his journey to life without eyesight. Dylan is extremely upbeat and was cracking jokes about shaving off his mullet. Dylan you’re a legend mate!

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Thank you for your support today Phillip! 🙂

Legend Dylan. Well done.

An extremely bright and brave young man

WTG are a great bunch!!

Well done Dylan xxx

Blaize De Jongh

Wend

Bec Jack look who it is 🙌🏻

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NEW CITIZENS: After an extra-long wait because of the cyclone, our newest Aussies were very excited to become Australian citizens. Great to be there to present them with their first flag as Australians. ... See MoreSee Less

NEW CITIZENS: After an extra-long wait because of the cyclone, our newest Aussies were very excited to become Australian citizens. Great to be there to present them with their first flag as Australians.Image attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

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Keep doing these Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community

Congratulations to everyone. ❤🇦🇺🎉

Congratulations to all, they are lucky to live in the best country in the whole world. Our Australia! 😍😍😍

Australian-made flags I hope?

Congratulations to our newest Aussies

It was a great pleasure meeting you in the Citizenship Ceremony Mr MP. You are awesome 😊. Thank you 🙏.

Welcome to the new Aussies I still remember when many years ago I became an Australian my friends clapping 👏 and cheering 📣 it was great 😍

Thank you so much Mr Phillip Thompson. It was great to meet you in person. Keep smiling 😊

WELCOME .. Darling People

Welcome to the best country!!

All these people are so happy and proud to become Australian. Why should they have to say Sorry and acknowledge that Australia does not belong to them. #Australia is for all of us and Jan 26th IS our National Day. 🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺

Congrats, I'm still waiting for mine, hopefully not too much longer

Good n you Phillip you are our asset

Pleasure to meeting you sir.

Wonderful to see

Flag of Federation

It’s great they get to meet a real Australian not just some wokeass Labor politician like Albanese

Couldn’t have had a better person presenting these flags ,shame it couldn’t have been done on Australia Day ,

Isn’t it terrible that these people are more patriotic to Oz than the citizens that are born here. Well done to you all, and you to Delta Foxtrot for being there and presenting them with their flags 🫡

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GIVE LIFE GIVE PLASMA: The Australian Red Cross Lifeblood Centres allow every day Australians to become lifesavers through the donation of plasma. It was great to meet the Townsville team at the opening of the new donor and distribution centre and hear firsthand on how plasma donations can save a life. ... See MoreSee Less

GIVE LIFE GIVE PLASMA: The Australian Red Cross Lifeblood Centres allow every day Australians to become lifesavers through the donation of plasma. It was great to meet the Townsville team at the opening of the new donor and distribution centre and hear firsthand on how plasma donations can save a life.Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

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Fabulous staff & atmosphere - always. A pleasure to come in & donate. ❤️

Bernard Bartel

It’s a good cause, well done mate.

That's awesome thanks for the care and love how I wish you extend your love towards these orphans I will be of benefit to them God bless you abundantly.

Love it if you could donate blood as well as I have blood that would help everyone

I realise the NRL is all about a profit these days and is a business. But there are folk who actually live outside of the cities who also have children and adults who love rugby league. Without support they struggle to keep their clubs going....all volunteers, all doing their best. The NRL seems to have forgotten about them

Your heart is in the right place brother

Number 237 tomorrow

Hope you rolled up your sleeve a bit further and donated while you were there.

Bloody hell Angela Simon you are shorter than him 🤭🤭

There is one problem. My dear friends Glenda and Graham. Goddard who have given 500+ and 600+ donations who were asked to be there where not on the news nor in todays paper.

I wish they would take whole blood.

Mr Thompson OAM MP I too donated blood when I was young...more of us should I believe...

Are they taking blood from jabbed people and mixing it with unjabbed?

So are they taking blood again?

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Anthony Albanese’s new carbon tax on vehicles will increase the cost of Australia's most popular cars. A Ford Ranger could increase by $6150, a Toyota Landcruiser by $13250. This is a big government approach. ... See MoreSee Less

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your a joke Phillip, you do nothing for Townsville. acting like you're the one making a difference.

Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community Would be a GREAT PM..... #justsaying

They are going to make electric vehicles more affordable than combustion..we all know this. They will say something along the lines of it’s our choice to buy what we want but we will make it harder for you if you don’t go electric. Sounds like something else that has already happened.

Yes just another tax on the Australian public

How about a carbon tax on electric cars due to the manufacturing process

With the Labor way of thinking, a tax will fix a problem. Can we introduce a Labor tax? Maybe that will fix their party.

Yes Phil , more costs work utes / vehicles . Small hospitality businesses North Qld + $30,000 increase electricity Qld Govt Corporation + $23,000 insurance impacting viability .

Alison Craig

Just been to Europe where some countries have seen electric cars and busses, trucks are just not the future. New Zealand have realized that too. Why go down a broken way to please a few wannabe’s?

AMEN 🙏 Name one thing the Government makes better?

No matter what party you vote for I'd like to see people in this country stand up and demand no lurks and perks for politicians they have to provide their own motor vehicle they only get a GST back on that and the kilometers they travel also ex prime ministers once you've lost your job that's it no more government perks paid by the taxpayer

So where do they justify taking all the extra money

They want us to walk.

As if it isn’t hard enough. They just don’t get it do they!

Albo and his incompetent party can start packing their bags 🎒 now they will be going at the next election 😡

Labour party Albanese is the worst prime minister Australia has ever had get them out fast they are just full of lies and just keep ripping us off

We are kidding ourselves if we think we will save the world. China, India etc need to be pulled into line first. Albo is nothing g more than a woke wanker. I stopped voting labor a long time ago.

Always wonder what happend to the fat kidd from Hey Dad!

Isn't those a carbon tax by another name?????

How good is the propaganda eh? They’ve got the populace believing CO2 is toxic. When in reality: plants thrive in high CO2 and perish in a low CO2 environment.

Albo Sleazy and his loony leftardretarded woke brigade warrant a one way ticket to Mecca, Medina, Mogadishu, Mozambique, or Mars.

We already have the most expensive cars compared to the rest of the world. What type of fuckery is going on🤨

He’s chatting shit all talk until he comes in parliament

Thieving mongrels

Before the stupidity in EV purchases, just look at our last blackout. We didn’t see one on the roads. And how do you put out an EV fire?? They still burn under water.

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Great to welcome Paul Murray LIVE to Townsville. Fantastic live event at Townsville Brewing Co. with a passionate crowd! ... See MoreSee Less

Great to welcome Paul Murray to Townsville. Fantastic live event at Townsville Brewing Co. with a passionate crowd!Image attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

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Well done Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community keep up the good work.

Great show!Paul, 👍👏👏

Paul Murray does a great job with these live, regional shows. It’s great to see and hear about the regions and the issues that are important to locals.

Great show. Enjoyed it

I had no idea he was in town again, would have been a great night I’m sure!

Love his show

Great interview last night Phillip Thompson.

Great show thank you for sharing.

yep I definitely would like to know also. Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community

A great show.

It was great to meet you Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community and Paul Murray LIVE on Sunday. It was a great night around a great bunch of people.

I found out too late to get tickets this time! Have loved going to his shows each time he has visited 😁

Bronwyn Willard so that’s what we saw.

Just a liberal stooge as usual

Raymond Chapman

Have to agree with Phil, it was a fabulous night!

The best presenter who enjoys his programs which are totally full of true stories and visiting places many people don’t get to see. He is fun to watch devoid of any B/S. Brilliant show presenting a great place to visit ~ Townsville 🇦🇺

Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community you are a champion for Townsville we need 3 more Phil Thompson to stand for the LNP at this years state election cheers

Two great blokes

Was a great night Phillip

I watch Paul Murray on Channel 56, Heard about it there.

Good stuff, Paul’s full of passion, great journo😊

Luke Addo ya favorite person , how good

We love Paul, he speaks up for everyone about what is really going on in this country.

Both weapons.. good stuff

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