Daylight Saving Debate

There are more important issues facing Queensland than daylight saving.

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Fair Go for True Local's at Adani

  • Local MP calls for recruitment of local workers as well as FIFOs
  • Locals must not be excluded from recruitment pathways for Adani
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New IR Laws will hurt Country Queensland

  • Labor Bill will increase council rates and cost western jobs
  • Legislation strips away public accountability measures
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Local Government Dog Fence Scheme Welcomed

  • Game changing funding scheme approved for Longreach Shire
  • Model would work for other local governments
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Labor MP's Jeer Small Business in Country Queensland

  • Labor MPs Jeer Country Small Business over Easter Sunday Public Holiday Law
  • Shut Up Shop if you Can’t Pay 43 % Wage Bill Increase
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Veg Laws Voted Down - A Big Win for Farmers

The LNP has successfully protected the rights of Queensland farmers after Labor’s extreme vegetation management laws, which came at the expense of the State’s agriculture sector, were voted down by Parliament.

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Moral Duty to Fund Heart of Australia

  • MP Pleads for funding for Heart of Australia mobile cardiology clinic
  • Moral duty close rural health outcomes gap
  • Mobile clinic confronts the issues creating the gap
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Patient Travel Problems to be Addressed

Emerald’s Tuesday Ladies Cancer Support Group this morning heard that the ongoing problems with the processing of patient travel subsidy claims for patients travelling for treatment from the Central Highlands have been raised with the senior executives of the Central Queensland Health and Hospital Service by the local member Lachlan Millar MP.

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Heart of Australia Comments Disappoint

Comments about the Heart of Australia mobile clinic made by  Minister for Health Cameron Dick to the Queensland Parliamentary Estimates Hearing yesterday show he has little understanding of, and even less interest in, closing the appalling health outcomes gap for rural Queenslanders according to the Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.

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New Approach to Central Highlands Patient Travel

  • CQHHS responds to local members complaints
  • Staff numbers to be boosted and claims backlog cleared
  • Emerald Hospital Patient Travel Office to take full control
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