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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Calls For Cluster Fencing Ignored in State Budget

Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar, is disappointed that Western Queensland graziers have been ignored in the 2018 State Budget.

Mr Millar said that, while Round 1 and Round 2 of the cluster fencing is being rolled out , vital connecting fences are needed, and graziers have been left wanting.

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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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Barcaldine Residents Need Not Fear Ergon Mistake

Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar, is reassuring graziers in the Barcaldine Regional Council area, after a mistaken email was sent from Ergon Energy.

Emails were sent from Ergon Energy to local landholders on Monday, informing them that “We’ve received confirmation from the Queensland Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries that the drought declaration for your property or area was revoked on 17 May 2018.” and “that from this date you are no longer eligible for the Queensland Government’s Drought Relief from Electricity Charges scheme.”

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