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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Labor fails to deliver despite soaring spending

Tax-payers should be disturbed by the KPMG review of public services under Labor, Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said today. “The wage bill for public servants has increased by over $5 billion under Annastacia Palaszczuk,” Mr Mander said. “Labor has wasted $165,000 of tax-payers’ money trying to prove that hiring more

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Schools are for education, not indoctrination

“Annastacia Palaszczuk needs to show some leadership and completely rule out giving the unions free rein in our schools,” Liberal National Party Leader Deb Frecklington said. “Despite her apparent and stunning backdown on allowing unions to recruit children in schools, former Queensland Council of Union’s secretary turned Labor Education Minister

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Latest unemployment figures

LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said today’s figures showed Queensland continued to lag behind other states with the second worst unemployment rate in the nation. “We should be up there with New South Wales but instead Queensland is at the bottom of the pack, fighting off only

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Stunning revelations rock Tolling Inquiry

Liberal National Party Leader Deb Frecklington said she was shocked by a number of startling revelations made during today’s public briefing at the Toll Road Inquiry. “The reason I called for this inquiry was to save people money and bust congestion. I simply want a better, fairer toll system but

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