CommSec puts Queensland at bottom of economic table

The respected CommSec’s State of the States report has today put Queensland’s economic performance close to bottom of the table, trailing Tasmania and struggling to beat South Australia. “Today’s State of the States report confirms that, under the Palaszczuk Government, Queensland’s economy is a sad fifth place in the nation’s

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It’s official – Bikies back in business under Labor

In a shocking development, Queensland’s outlaw bikie gangs are officially back in business under the Palaszczuk Labor Government, it was confirmed today. Official answers from Police Minister Mark Ryan to Liberal National Party questions on notice have this morning have revealed: Of 67 bikies currently charged and awaiting trial, 57

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Labor’s rail fail cost blows out to $160 million

It’s official – Queensland Labor has wasted $160 million of taxpayer funds trying to fix the Palaszczuk Government’s epic rail fail. Today in Parliamentary Estimates hearings, the LNP Opposition confirmed that since Southeast Queensland’s rail network was plunged into crisis in October 2016, Labor had spent hundreds of millions of

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Drivers’ six-month wait for action on fuel prices

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has urged the Palaszczuk Labor Government to take off the handbrake and introduce real-time fuel price monitoring as soon as possible. Ms Frecklington announced the LNP’s support for real-time fuel price monitoring 183 days ago – but drivers are still waiting for price relief at the

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Labor refuses to confirm drastic cuts to White Spot funding

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has been caught out winding back programs fighting biosecurity threats like white spot disease. Liberal National Party Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett said the Budget papers revealed the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to cut funding to biosecurity initiatives beyond 2018-19*. “Today when asked, Labor Agriculture Minister refused

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Labor fails Queensland livestock producers and meatworks

Today’s Parliamentary Estimates hearings have exposed Labor’s Manufacturing Minister Cameron Dick as all show and no substance on promises to deliver a “strategy” for Queensland’s critical meat processing sector. “The Palaszczuk Labor Government made an election commitment last year to implement a comprehensive strategy for the Queensland meatworks industry,” LNP

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