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MICHELLE LANDRY GIVES HERSELF $7000 TAX CUT, BUT LEAVES CQ BEHIND

June 21, 2018

Today, Michelle Landry and the LNP voted to give themselves a $7000 tax cut, while the majority of Central Queensland got left behind. Today the LNP’s personal income tax cuts for high income earners passed the Parliament, with Michelle Landry’s vote. Data from the independent Australia Institute has shown that Ms Landry’s vote will give Capricornia workers tax cuts that are below the national average.

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CENTRAL QUEENSLAND TAXPAYERS BETTER OFF UNDER LABOR

June 17, 2018

Three in every four taxpayers in Capricornia will be better off under Labor’s tax plan than they would be under the Liberals. All up, about 60 000 local workers in Capricornia, or 74 per cent, will get a bigger, better, fairer tax cut under Labor.   At the same time, new data released by The Australia Institute has shown that under Malcolm Turnbull’s proposed personal income tax cuts, Capricornia workers will receive tax returns that are...

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KEITH PITT PUTS TAX CUTS FOR TURNBULL’S ELECTORATE OVER HIS OWN

June 15, 2018

New data released by The Australia Institute has shown that the electorate of Hinkler would benefit least, of any electorate in Queensland, from Malcolm Turnbull’s proposed personal income tax cuts.   Astonishingly, only one electorate in the whole of Australia would fare worse, with Hinkler receiving the second lowest benefit of all electorates, nationwide.

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LABOR TAKES THE WHEEL FOR MECHANICS IN CENTRAL QUEENSLAND

June 12, 2018

Labor is driving a better deal for car owners and independent mechanics with a plan to make timely access to technical information a reality. Whether you own a Toyota Corolla or a Ford Ranger, everyone should be able to choose where they get their car serviced. But independent repairers are struggling to get fair access to the standard service information they need.

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MORE THAN 8 600 GOLD COAST FAMILIES WORSE OFF UNDER CHILDCARE CHANGES

June 11, 2018

The clock is ticking on the introduction of Malcolm Turnbull’s new childcare package, which will leave more than 8,600 Gold Coast families worse off. The Gold Coast in particular will be hit hard by these changes, which are coming into effect on July 2. Of the top ten electorates in Queensland worse off under the new system, two are on the Gold Coast.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ONE NATION CIRCUS

May 31, 2018

Today’s revelation that Pauline Hanson’s long-time supporter, Senator Brian Burston, has broken ranks on company tax cuts is just the latest example of One Nation coming apart at the seams.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA