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Congratulations to all the successful Gregory clubs who will be receiving a grant under Round 98 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund Grants

Congratulations to all the successful Gregory clubs who will be receiving a grant under Round 98 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund Grants. What a great start to your year.

Round 99 has closed but the recipients have not yet been announced – fingers crossed for everyone who applied.

If you belong to a community or sporting group who are raising funds for a particular goal, think about applying for a grant in Round 100.

 

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Labor must release secret marine rescue review

The state's boating community is calling for transparency following media reports today detailing findings of the long-awaited secret Blue Water Review into Queensland marine rescue operations.

Liberal National Party Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Lachlan Millar called on Labor Minister Craig Crawford to publicly release the secret review.

 

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Labor slashes agriculture education while other states race ahead

The farming futures of Queensland students are under threat as Labor continues to run agriculture education into the ground, LNP Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington warned today.

“It’s an absolute disgrace that Labor has shut ag colleges and pulled funding from key ag education programs across the state,” Ms Frecklington said.

“It’s shameful that Annastacia Palaszczuk pulled $181,000 from the School to Industry Partnership Program (SIPP) and then splurged more than $100,000 on ‘brand research’ at TAFE Queensland.

 

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SIGN PETITION TO SAVE AG COLLEGE – LOCAL MP

The Labor Government must reconsider their decision to close Queensland’s last two remaining agricultural colleges or risk crippling impacts, according to Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar.

A petition has now been launched so that Queenslanders can add their voice to the plea.

 

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CONSULTATION MUST FOLLOW BRUTAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The Labor Government has been brutal in the way they have handled the release of the Coaldrake Review into the Longreach and Emerald Agricultural Colleges according to the Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.

“Minister Furner has slammed the doors shut with no thought for affected employees or students. That was his choice. It did not have to happen that way. It has created great concern for those families who have been affected,” he said.

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State LNP calls for Parliamentary Inquiry into bushfires

Thursday, 6 December 2018

The state Liberal National Party is calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry following the devastating bushfires across Queensland.

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said communities rocked by bushfires deserved answers and a Parliamentary Inquiry was the appropriate forum.

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Palaszczuk betrays bush with college closures

Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Labor’s callous decision to close Queensland’s last remaining agricultural colleges is a hammerblow to the bush, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today.

More than 100 people are set to lose their jobs when the colleges at Emerald and Longreach are closed – and a generation of young country people will lose valuable opportunities to forge careers in farming.

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LONGREACH AND EMERALD AG COLLEGES TO CLOSE

The announcement today by the Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner that the Labor Government will close down both the Emerald and Longreach Agricultural College Campuses has devastated current and former students, their families and their communities says local MP Lachlan Millar.

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Labor’s Inaction Robs Outback Pubs of Christmas Cheer

Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar is furious that the State Labor Government’s decision to take an early Christmas break has meant vital legislation to help struggling outback pubs will be left until next year.

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