Labor breaks Rural Fire funding promise

Labor has been caught red handed exaggerating and misleading Queenslanders on the level of funding it’s putting towards Rural Fire Brigades. LNP Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Lachlan Millar said Minister Craig Crawford had been sprung, after claiming there was nearly $13 million (or 25%) more in the 2019-20 budget

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Unemployment rate on the up under Palaszczuk

The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics released today showed Queensland’s unemployment rate has jumped to 6.4 per cent on trend terms. LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said Queensland had the highest trend unemployment rate on mainland Australia under the Palaszczuk Labor Government.  “The staggering

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Rorts and rip-offs exposed in Labor’s ‘jobs’ scheme

Nearly $1.4m dollars has been ripped off in fraudulent payments under Labor’s flagship employment program and another $20m spent on jobs that only lasted 4 weeks. LNP Shadow Minister for Employment and Small Business Fiona Simpson labelled Labor’s administration of the Back To Work Program as shoddy and a rip-off

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Cane communities put on the line with unfair Reef laws

Queensland coastal regional communities and their reliant sugar milling jobs are facing increased uncertainty with Labor’s proposed unfair and unbalanced Reef Laws. LNP Shadow Minster for Agriculture Tony Perrett said alarm bells have been raised by industry on the new laws, especially the impact on the state’s all-important sugar and

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Queensland wages docked by anti-job Palaszczuk

Newly released ABS statistics have revealed Queensland private sector workers have had the second lowest increase in their annual wages out of all states in the country. LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander slammed Labor’s job-destroying agenda that is stopping workers from getting pay rises while continuing to

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Labor must keep hydro cash in North Queensland

The Palaszczuk Labor Government must spend the $100million earmarked for the Burdekin Falls hydro proposal in North Queensland if the troubled project fails to proceed, the LNP said today. Shadow Minister for North Queensland Dale Last said the funds should be used to support renewable energy in the Townsville area

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