Time for state-wide drought declarations audit

LNP Shadow Minister for Agriculture Tony Perrett has called on the Labor Government to reconvene local drought committees from across Queensland to develop a better understanding of the scale and impact of conditions. “In May, Labor Agriculture Minister Mark Furner revoked the drought declarations for 11 regional areas in Queensland

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Labor refuse to release secret IPS review

The Palaszczuk Labor Government is continuing to keep a secret review into Independent Public Schools (IPS) under lock and key. The LNP demanded the immediate release of the report into IPS, but Education Minister Grace Grace flip-flopped on her commitment and Labor delayed the release until after it’s considered by

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Southeast traffic is seizing up under Labor

Today’s alarming report from the RACQ shows that Southeast Queensland roads are grinding to a standstill under the Palaszczuk Labor Government. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said she was appalled but not surprised to see peak-hour speeds on key transport routes plummeting by as much as 30 per cent in just

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Call to support farmers and bush businesses

Queenslanders wanting to help farmers and ensure country towns endure the drought should consider cash donations to organisations helping support local jobs and services. LNP Shadow Minister for Small Business Fiona Simpson said the generosity of Queenslanders was wonderful and cash donations helped farmers spend money locally and kept towns

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Construction is contracting under Palaszczuk

The value of construction work done in Queensland slumped by 3.9 per cent in the last quarter, according to the latest ABS report. The seasonally-adjusted figure was the second largest drop in Australia and a disturbing sign for the Queensland economy, LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said.

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LNP fights to get rid of anti-farming laws

Labor’s anti-farming laws, that make it harder for farmers to feed their cattle and sheep during drought, could be scrapped in State Parliament this week as the Liberal National Party continues to fight the outlandish laws. Liberal National Party Shadow Minister for Natural Resource Management Dale Last will move a

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