Drought-stricken farmers hit with Labor tax for water meters

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s plan to slug farmers up to $100,000 to install new water meters while drought grips the state is out of touch. The Proposal for strengthening non-urban water measurement, which Labor has issued to relevant users, dictates that water entitlement holders will bear all costs relating to

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Report reveals Labor’s regional electricity rip-off

A new report has shown that regional Queenslanders are missing out on massive electricity savings because the Palaszczuk Labor Government has stacked the market against them. The Queensland Competition Authority annual report found that residents in South-East Queensland are pocketing savings of more than $300 a year on their power

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Queensland building approvals continue to slide

Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today has revealed that Queensland Building approvals have fallen even further, decreasing by another 1.4% in October. LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said the October data marks the fifth consecutive month of decline in Queensland’s building approvals. “Compared to

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Mackay misses out on infrastructure again

The desperate need for new dams and upgrades to the Bruce Highway in regions like Mackay has been ignored in the infrastructure announcement made in Brisbane today, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said. Ms Frecklington said drought, dams and fixing the Bruce Highway were the biggest issues facing Queensland, but once

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Bundaberg snubbed in cash splash

Bundaberg has missed out on crucial infrastructure spending as the State and Federal Government’s play catch-up after years of chronic underspending. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today’s announcement has ignored regional and drought affected communities. “We need a stimulus package for all of Queensland to get Queensland working.” Ms Frecklington

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Townsville snubbed in cash splash

Regional Queensland and drought-riddled communities have missed out on crucial infrastructure funding, as the State and Federal Government’s play catch-up after years of chronic underspending. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today’s announcement has ignored regional and drought affected communities and it’s also disappointing there is no funding for the Bruce

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