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TOURISM JOBS BOOST FOR CENTRAL QUEENSLAND

October 04, 2017

Federal Labor’s $1 billion investment in new tourism infrastructure for Northern Australia will mean more support for the industry and more jobs for Central Queensland. Shadow Minister for Northern Australia Jason Clare, Shadow Finance Minister Jim Chalmers and Queensland Senator Murray Watt joined with Queensland Tourism Minister Kate Jones and hardworking local MP Brittany Lauga to meet with Yeppoon and Great Keppel Island tourism op...

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STOP THE EXCUSES AND FUND THE LEVEE

October 04, 2017

The only way to secure funding for the South Rockhampton flood levee is to vote Labor. Federal Labor announced it would partner with the State Labor Government and Rockhampton Regional Council to build the levee six months ago.

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CIOBO FAILS THE GOLD COAST ON TOURISM

September 06, 2017

In a shocking display of arrogance, Federal Minister for Tourism and Member for Moncrieff Steve Ciobo has laid the blame for a drop in bed nights and spend on the Coast at the feet of Gold Coast Tourism. In today’s Gold Coast Bulletin, Ciobo blamed Gold Coast Tourism for continuing to “lose market share” and urged them to “perform better”.

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MORE ALLEGATIONS ABOUT STUART ROBERT

September 05, 2017

Late yesterday, Fairfax Media revealed that Stuart Robert’s private companies were awarded Government IT contracts worth $16.5 million, after he was elected to Parliament. This is Strike 3 for Mr Robert, who has twice previously been caught out mixing his private business and fundraising interests with his official duties.

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HANSON SELLS OUT LABOUR HIRE WORKERS IN CANBERRA

September 05, 2017

Last night in the Senate, Pauline Hanson sold out labour hire workers. Across Australia, thousands of labour hire workers are being ripped off by unscrupulous employers, and there is often little they can do about it.

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BRANDIS LEAVES CLOUD HANGING OVER O’SULLIVAN

September 05, 2017

Today, in Senate Question Time, Attorney General George Brandis distanced himself from embattled Senator Barry O’Sullivan. Rather than backing in his Queensland LNP colleague, he walked away.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA