Queensland regions snubbed in cash splash

Regional Queensland and drought-stricken communities have missed out on crucial infrastructure funding as the State and Federal Governments play catch-up after years of chronic underspending. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today’s infrastructure announcement ignored regional and drought-affected communities and provided no funding for the Bruce Highway. “We need a stimulus

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Mt Isa misses out on infrastructure cash

North-West Queensland has again been ignored by the State and Federal Governments as they play catch-up after years of under-investment in infrastructure. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today’s infrastructure announcement in Brisbane ignored regional and drought-affected communities and did not provide a single dollar for road funding in the North-West.

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Labor’s dam cover-up must end

The future of fed-up Queensland farmers remains in limbo more than two months after water releases began at Paradise Dam. LNP Deputy Leader Tim Mander joined growers and producers in Bundaberg this morning to demand answers from the Palaszczuk Labor Government about the Paradise Dam scandal. Mr Mander said Annastacia

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Rocky road ahead as Labor’s waitlist crisis deepens

The Palaszczuk Labor Government is failing to take control of surgery wait lists which continue to spiral out of control. New data from Queensland Health has revealed a staggering 64.4% blowout in Rockhampton since Annastacia Palaszczuk became Premier. LNP Shadow Minister for Health Ros Bates said as of September there

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Townsville’s economic boost from LNP game-changer

Townsville will be the epicentre of a local jobs bonanza brought on by the LNP’s commitment to the New Bradfield Scheme. During a visit to Townsville today, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said the economic benefits for the region will be enormous. “The New Bradfield Scheme is an incredible opportunity for

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Labor must end delay to crucial FIFO review

The Palaszczuk Labor Government must decide to review the state’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) regulations after Cabinet meets in Mount Isa today. LNP Shadow Minister for Mining Dale Last said mining communities were being failed by a Labor Government that was anti-regions, anti-resources and anti-jobs. “Jobs and the impact of FIFO

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