Queensland can’t afford rural firie exodus

The March 31 deadline for 8000 Rural Fire Brigade volunteers to apply for a Blue Card or face the sack under the Labor Government’s new rules has arrived. LNP Shadow Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Lachlan Millar said he was concerned fire brigades across the state could have their

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Labor must review knee-jerk decision to close weapons armourers

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s decision to immediately shut down and classify licensed weapons armourers and dealers as ‘non-essential services’ without proper justification must be urgently reviewed. LNP Shadow Minister for Police Trevor Watts said Labor’s knee-jerk decision to close weapons armourers and dealers will have significant consequences on the Queenslanders

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LNP welcomes Federal action to protect jobs

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s $130 billion plan to save jobs with a new $1500 a fortnight wage subsidy in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s crucial Queenslanders have jobs and job security and the Federal Government’s new wage subsidy will help people continue to

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Immediate stimulus needed to stave off jobs crisis

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington today called on the Palaszczuk Labor Government to deliver much-needed economic stimulus as the coronavirus health crisis fast becomes a jobs crisis. Ms Frecklington said thousands of people were losing their jobs today across Queensland while the Labor Government failed to deliver meaningful action on a

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LNP calls for bulk water price freeze to protect jobs

The LNP is calling on the Palaszczuk Labor Government to adopt its plan to freeze bulk water prices to support businesses and save jobs. LNP Shadow Minister for Natural Resources Dale Last said households and businesses should not have to pay any increases in bulk water bills from Seqwater and

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Palaszczuk Labor Government last to move on economic stimulus

Annastacia Palaszczuk’s policy paralysis on economic stimulus must stop today. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said enough was enough; it was time for the Palaszczuk Government to stop doing nothing and start protecting Queensland jobs. “The Victorian Government’s $1.7 billion stimulus package announced today further highlights the inaction by the Palaszczuk

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