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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.

In contrast, the electorate which gets the biggest tax cut is Malcolm Turnbull’s own wealthy electorate of Wentworth, in Sydney.

Today has revealed that Michelle Landry would rather vote to give herself a $7,000 tax cut than stand up for battlers in Central Queensland.

Not only has Michelle Landry backed Malcolm Turnbull’s constituents over her own, she’s now put herself over her constituents!

The tax cuts passed today, with the support of Malcolm Turnbull’s ever faithful Pauline Hanson, will help the top end of town and leave battlers behind.

Under amendments moved by Labor, three in every four taxpayers in Capricornia would have been better off than they would be under the LNP.

Now that Ms Landry and the LNP have stopped those amendments, Capricornia residents will only get these tax cuts by voting for a Labor Government.

All up, about 60 000 local workers in Capricornia, or 74 per cent, will get a bigger, better, fairer tax cut under Labor.

Central Queensland deserves better than an MP that would rather see money in her own pocket than stand up for the people she’s elected to represent.

It’s about time that Michelle Landry and the LNP fought for Central Queenslanders.

A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA