LNP fund to boost North Queensland manufacturing

A future LNP Government will help Queensland manufacturers break into new markets by launching a $20 million Built-in-Queensland co-marketing program. Announcing the fund at a Townsville textile manufacturer today, LNP Shadow Minister for Manufacturing Andrew Powell said the new fund would help Queensland manufacturers recover from five years of Labor’s

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Tradies left in the lurch by Labor’s HomeBuilder delay

Construction projects are being delayed and jobs are put at risk every day Annastacia Palaszczuk dithers on signing up to the Federal Government’s HomeBuilder program. LNP Deputy Leader Tim Mander said almost a month had passed since the $680 million HomeBuilder program was announced, but the Palaszczuk Labor Government still

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No State Budget leaves Agricultural Shows in crisis

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s cancellation of the 2020 State Budget is causing chaos for agricultural shows which rely on recurrent funding from State Government. LNP Shadow Minister for Local Government Ann Leahy said the future of Queensland’s traditional shows were on the line because Labor had cancelled the budget. “It

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LNP’s plan to get hoons off our streets

The LNP will put the brakes on Queensland’s hooning problem with new cameras, new laws and new technology which will literally shred the tyres of dangerous drivers. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said hooning gangs were causing misery for communities and putting the lives of innocent Queenslanders at risk. “It’s time

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LNP will boost Crime Stoppers with $1.5m

A future LNP government will make Queensland communities safer by providing Crime Stoppers with an extra $1.5m in funding. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said the money would be used to expand the charity’s network of volunteers and support its crime-prevention campaigns targeting ICE dealers and child abuse. The LNP’s commitment

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Grosvenor mine revelations show need for public hearings

The role of the Mines Inspectorate in preventing incidents in Queensland mine and quarries has been called into question by LNP Shadow Minister for Mines and local MP for Burdekin Dale Last. Almost 100 high methane alerts* in the four years prior to an explosion in May which seriously injured

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