Western Queensland Tour Highlights Unfair Licencing Charges

Shadow Attorney-General David Janetzki and Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar, have toured Western Queensland pubs this week to discuss the unfair commercial hotel licencing rates charged to small Western Queensland pubs.

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Mothers deserve to give birth locally, not being transported to regional centres

Like many Queenslanders, I was shocked when I read reports in the Sunday Mail regarding maternity units throughout Rural Queensland closing at a horrendous rate.

Over the last few years, nearly 40 maternity units have been closed throughout Rural Queensland, meaning mothers are having to drive up to 600km to give birth and shockingly, more than one child is being born on the roadside every day in Queensland.

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441,000 Reasons For Central and Western Queensland Community Groups To Celebrate

Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, is welcomed today with the announcement of the successful grant applications from Round 96 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

The GCBF, which supports community groups and non-for-profit organisations throughout Queensland, has today announced the successful groups for this round.

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Millar Welcomes Drought Appeal and Highlights Successful Model for Queensland Drought Appeals

The Premier’s new Queensland Drought Appeal should model itself on the success of the community-led Western Queensland Drought Appeal says Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.

Mr Millar said the Western Queensland Drought Appeal was set up after the Premier refused his request three years ago for a Queensland Drought Appeal to promote and distribute monetary donations.

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Millar Launches Dialysis Push for Rural Queensland

Fed up with the inaction of Queensland Labor and Health Minister Steven Miles, Gregory MP Lachlan Millar has today launched a petition to force the State Government to provide Renal Dialysis services locally for Rural Queenslanders.

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Rail Freight Fail for Western Queensland – What is your Plan B Minister Bailey?

Following on from the recent ACCC decision blocking Aurizon’s sale of their intermodal freight service to a consortium of Pacific National/Linfox and the Minister’s complete inaction on the matter, Western Queenslanders will quite likely be left with no rail freight services come January 2019.

Mr Millar, who has been hounding the Minister for months for answers, has continually raised concerns that after the Aurizon contract expires, there is major uncertainty on whether Western Queenslanders will have access to any rail freight services.

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Health Minister Snubs Western Queensland… Again

Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, has been shocked at comments from the Queensland Health Minister today on ABC Western Queensland.

While discussing a number of health issues facing Western Queenslanders, the ABC reporter put the question to the Minister of when Western Queenslanders will receive this vital service.

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Gregory MP Declares Budget “All Talk, No Action for Rural Queensland”

Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, has declared the 2018 State Budget “All Talk, No Action for Rural Queensland”, with no new health, school, road or agriculture funding announced in the Budget handed down on Tuesday.

Mr Millar states that this budget backs Brisbane but does nothing to support those in Rural Queensland.

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Gregory Schools Miss Out In State Budget

Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, is disappointed that primary and secondary schools throughout Gregory have been totally forgotten in the 2018 State Budget, with a grant total of $0 going to our local schools.

Mr Millar said that, while there has been big spending in Brisbane, this budget is a failure for Regional Queensland.

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Gregory Roads Forgotten On State Budget

Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, has lambasted the State Government's 2018 Budget as a failure for Central and Western Queenslanders.

Mr Millar said that the State Budget, handed down at 2:30pm on Tuesday, was big on promises for Brisbane, but lacked anything for Queenslanders outside of the South-East.

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