Homeowner dream out of sight under Labor

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s new taxes and cuts to the First Home Owners’ Grant are crushing the Queensland dream of owning a home, LNP Deputy Leader Tim Mander has warned. “The latest ABS figures released today show Queensland’s housing commitments fell 0.4 per cent in just one month, a far

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Labor’s broken promise on Smithfield bypass revealed

The Smithfield Bypass is just another broken election promise from the Palaszczuk Labor Government, with residents set for more frustrating delays and increased traffic congestion. Labor made an election commitment that the Smithfield Bypass would extend to the Yorkeys Knob turn-off but now they’ve effectively halved the project and aren’t

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Deb asks PM to cut Queensland’s energy bills

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington is calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to give struggling Queenslanders a break by slashing their energy bills. Ms Frecklington has written to the Prime Minister requesting he provides the compensation needed for Queensland to write-down the value of its electricity grid by $7 billion. The

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Labor’s list of JM Kelly projects revealed

The future of more than nine major Queensland Government construction contracts is in doubt following the collapse of the JM Kelly construction group, the LNP revealed today. Four of the building projects were still underway when the Rockhampton company went into receivership, and a further five completed projects remain inside

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State LNP calls for Parliamentary Inquiry into bushfires

The state Liberal National Party is calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry following the devastating bushfires across Queensland. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said communities rocked by bushfires deserved answers and a Parliamentary Inquiry was the appropriate forum. “Concerns have been raised about land management practices to manage fuel loads, how our

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LNP vows to introduce Australia’s toughest child killer laws

Soft sentences for child killers will continue to be handed out under the Palaszczuk Labor Government, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has warned. Ms Frecklington said while the LNP had vowed to introduce Australia’s toughest punishments for child killers, Labor’s proposed new laws were soft and fail to address the issue.

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Palaszczuk betrays bush with college closures

Labor’s callous decision to close Queensland’s last remaining agricultural colleges is a hammerblow to the bush, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today. More than 100 people are set to lose their jobs when the colleges at Emerald and Longreach are closed – and a generation of young country people will

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Queensland building approvals continue to tumble under Labor

Queensland’s construction industry has suffered yet another hammer blow, with new figures showing the Labor Palaszczuk government is failing the industry. The total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland fell by 2.88% to 3106. It’s the eighth consecutive month that trend building approvals have decreased. The Australian Bureau of

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Labor needs to release secret NAPLAN review

The LNP is calling on Annastacia Palaszczuk to release her secret NAPLAN review well ahead of a national meeting of Education Ministers this week. Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington said the report was due to be handed to the government in October but over a month later it still hadn’t been

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