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THE LNP SQUABBLES WHILE HEALTH COSTS RISE ON THE GOLD COAST

August 27, 2018

While the Liberal Party spent the last two weeks tearing themselves apart, a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has warned that health costs under the Liberals are spiralling out of control. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report, released in the midst of the Liberal Party’s leadership crisis, completely demolished the Government’s claims around Medicare bulk billing rates and out-of-pocket costs. A...

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LEGAL SERVICES LEFT HIGH AND DRY ON FUNDING TO SUPPORT DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE REFORMS

August 10, 2018

Gold Coast Legal Aid services will struggle if the Federal Government refuses to provide additional funding for work stemming from new domestic and family violence legislation.

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WILL LANDRY JOIN OTHER NATIONALS TO SPLIT WITH TURNBULL AND STOP LABOUR HIRE RORTS?

July 20, 2018

Michelle Landry should join other National Party representatives, split from Malcolm Turnbull, and back Labor’s proposals to stop labour hire exploitation. Today, reports show that NSW and Victorian Nationals have split with the Coalition and are following Labor’s lead, belatedly showing their support for a national labour hire licensing scheme.

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LABOR DELIVERS CHANGE TO LABOUR HIRE POLICY – NOW LANDRY NEEDS TO DELIVER

July 19, 2018

Tonight, Shadow Assistant Minister for Workplace Relations Lisa Chesters and Senator for Queensland Murray Watt attended a public meeting hosted by Russell Robertson, Labor candidate for Capricornia to hear about the issue of unfair labour hire practices in Central Queensland. Workers from across Rockhampton gathered at the Rockhampton Jockey Club tonight and told representatives about the rise of casualisation and dodgy labour hire within...

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SAME JOB SAME PAY: TIME TO TACKLE UNFAIR LABOUR HIRE IN CQ

July 19, 2018

Federal Labor Candidatefor Capricornia Russell Robertson, is calling on Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry to deliver real policy action on labour hire. “Three years ago in Parliament Michelle Landry said she was going to do more about casualisation and labour hire in Central Queensland,” Robertson said. “But she hasn’t done anything else. Worse still, when I launched my campaign to get real action moving on dodgy labour hire, Miche...

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LANDRY CONFIRMS WHAT WE ALL KNEW

July 16, 2018

In Saturday’s edition of The Morning Bulletin, local member Michelle Landry confirmed something that everyone already knew – the LNP have been taking Central Queensland for granted.   Commenting on the Rookwood Weir, Michelle Landry said:   I believe this area has been neglected for a long time. It’s our turn to get some of these major infrastructure projects going.   Finally, Michelle Landry has owned up to it. And if she wa...

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA