Queensland Government Reviews Drought Assistance

The Parliamentary Committee for Agriculture and the Environment announced a series of reviews into the Queensland Government’s drought assistance measures in parliament last Friday (July 17, 2015).

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GABSI doomed to failure in Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government’s requirement for drought-stricken landholders to fully finance the upfront costs of GABSI projects will doom the Queensland part of the program to failure, according to the Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.

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Labor Re-announces LNP Commitments for Gregory

The Palaszczuk Government’s first budget is full of re-announcements of LNP commitments including funding for the Alpha Community Hospital and road funding for the Blackwater- Rolleston Road and the Tambo-Springsure Road.   

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LNP Real Economic Plan to grow Regional Jobs

Regional Queensland would benefit from more jobs and a growing economy as part of the LNP’s Real Economic Plan for Queensland released yesterday.

The plan, launched by the Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg at the Queensland Media Club, focuses on five core priority areas - Agriculture, Tourism, Resources, Construction and Manufacturing, and Services and Knowledge Based Industries.

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LNP Secures Grassroots Sports Funding

Pressure from the Opposition has seen the Palaszczuk-Gordon Government re-commit to the hugely popular Get in the Game program.

Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar said the previous LNP Government had committed $68 million for the state-wide plan and up until now, Labor had been refusing to follow through with the funding.

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Labor Sidelines Key Grassroots Sports Funding

The Opposition has urged the Palaszczuk-Gordon Government to step up to the plate and outline their state-wide plan for sport and recreation funding.

Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar said the previous LNP Government had committed $68 million for the hugely popular Get in the Game program, but Labor was refusing to follow through with the funding.

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GABSI Success Needs On-Ground Help

Personal, on-the-ground assistance needs to be returned for Longreach and Charleville producers to ensure Queensland’s success in winning funding in Round Four of the Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative (GABSI).

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FIFO Hearings in Emerald and Blackwater Next Week

Locals from Emerald and Blackwater will have the opportunity to attend the public hearings on FIFO work practices when the parliamentary Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources committees sit in Blackwater and Emerald on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

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Labor’s Rego Increase Will Hurt the Bush

The LNP Opposition moved a disallowance motion in Parliament last night to try to protect Queensland families from paying too much for their car registration but the motion was voted down by Labor.

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Labor Fails to "Build Our Regions"

Labor’s newly announced “Building Our Regions” program will see a decline in the productivity of Queensland’s regions, according to Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar.

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