Firies - Have Your Say Now!
Gregory’s thousands of rural fire brigade volunteers have been given only days to have their say on whether they should receive workers compensation coverage for a suite of cancers related to fire exposure.Read more
Gregory Schools Miss Out On Funding
Gregory’s 57 schools have completely missed out on capital works funding in last week’s budget.
Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar MP has called on Education Minister Kate Jones to rethink Labor’s position and urgently find funding to attend to much needed works at schools across the Electorate.Read more
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).Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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).Read more
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.Read more