Labor’s Cairns Convention Centre con exposed

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s ‘buy local’ plan has been exposed as a con after it was revealed Cairns Convention Centre contracts are being awarded to firms based outside the region. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said Labor was now taking construction jobs out of Cairns as well as closing businesses and

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No Budget means no new money for roads

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s decision to cancel its 2020 Budget will delay road infrastructure projects and destroy jobs, the LNP said today. Shadow Transport Minister Steve Minnikin said Labor’s refusal to present a State Budget will throw the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) into chaos. “Labor has cancelled

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Every day Labor wastes is destroying jobs

Every day that the Palaszczuk Labor Government delays the north Queensland travel ‘bubble’ is closing businesses and costing jobs, the LNP said today. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said the Premier must immediately focus her attention on rescuing the region’s devastated tourism industry. “Every day that Annastacia Palaszczuk delays a decision

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Racing community delivers vote of no confidence in Labor and QRIC

Frustrations have boiled over among racing participants, with the LNP slamming the Palaszczuk Labor Government and Queensland Racing Integrity Commission for failing to deliver integrity and confidence in the industry.  LNP Shadow Minister for Racing John-Paul Langbroek said the growing group of racing participants who have indicated that they have

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Ted Sorensen announces retirement

LNP State Member for Hervey Bay Ted Sorensen has today announced his retirement from public life at the next state election. “It has been an honour and privilege to serve the people of Hervey Bay for nearly 27 years,” Mr Sorensen said. “I have had a fulfilling life serving the

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Labor’s plan for drought is to ignore it for another year

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has today used coronavirus as an excuse to delay the implementation of their own drought reforms. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said the coronavirus should be a catalyst for fast-tracking drought support for Queensland farmers, not delaying it. “The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t made the drought go away

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Labor cancels Parliament… again

LNP Manager of Opposition Business Jarrod Bleijie has hit out at the Palaszczuk Labor Government for cancelling a full Parliament sitting week scheduled for August. The Parliamentary calendar was updated today and it showed Parliament would no longer sit on August 4-6. “First Annastacia Palaszczuk cancelled the budget, cancelled Budget

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Deb backs Natalie Marr for Thuringowa

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has said her party’s new candidate for the Thuringowa electorate is firmly focused on cutting crime and unemployment. Ms Frecklington said Natalie Marr’s experience as a former city councillor and former chair of CrimeStoppers Townsville made her the perfect candidate to protect people and jobs in

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Paradise Dam report backs LNP plan for more testing

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington today called for an immediate halt to the tearing down of the Paradise Dam wall after the Commission of Inquiry’s report into the dam recommended that further testing be completed. “The report states that the former Labor Government charged with constructing the dam failed in its

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Labor leaves our marine rescue volunteers high and dry

Nearly two years after the Blue Water Review into Queensland marine rescue operations our volunteers remain completely in the dark as to their future. Liberal National Party Shadow Minister for Emergency Services and Volunteers Lachlan Millar demanded that the Palaszczuk Labor Government come clean on its intentions on the future

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