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TIME’S RUNNING OUT TO SAVE PENALTY RATES

June 12, 2017

The next two weeks is critical in the campaign to save Sunday penalty rates for Gold Coast retail and hospitality workers. Tomorrow, Federal Parliament resumes for the final two weeks before penalty rate cuts start for thousands of Gold Coast workers on July 1. This means Gold Coasters have only two weeks to urge their Federal LNP MPs to vote with Labor and stop the cuts proceeding. Penalty rate cuts will have a devastating impact on the G...

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AURIZON SACKINGS - TURNBULL FAILS CENTRAL QLD WORKERS AGAIN

June 07, 2017

Today I’m in Rockhampton, meeting with Aurizon workers who were last week told their permanent jobs would be replaced with contract and other insecure positions. This is a devastating blow for hundreds of Central Queensland workers who thought they had been promised safe, stable jobs by Aurizon. Sadly, this mass sacking is not new for Central Queensland, which has seen hundreds of permanent workers sacked over the past couple of years, in f...

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I'm pleased to represent the Prime Minister in Rockhampton today, to launch his latest do-nothing...

May 19, 2017

I'm pleased to represent the Prime Minister in Rockhampton today, to launch his latest do-nothing idea for regional Queensland. I will today launch the Turnbull Government's rebadged NAIF – now to be known as the No Actual Infrastructure Fund, to reflect the true investment it has made in our regions.

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TURNBULL LETS DOWN ROCKY WITH NO LEVEE FUNDING

May 18, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull has badly let down Rockhampton today by once again refusing to fund the South Rockhampton Levee. When it was announced that the Prime Minister would be visiting Central Queensland, expectations were high that he would announce funding for the Levee. Instead we’ve seen this vital piece of infrastructure pushed to the side yet again.

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LANDRY TRIES TO SELL CENTRAL QUEENSLAND A LEMON

May 11, 2017

Just like a dodgy car dealer who winds back the odometer, paints over the rust and tells you the car’s brand new, Michelle Landry is trying to cover up how much of a lemon this Budget is.

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CIOBO FAILS GOLD COAST TOURISM IN 2017 BUDGET

May 10, 2017

Ciobo has delivered a $35 million cut to funding for Tourism Australia, the Federal Government body responsible to marketing the Gold Coast to the world.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA