COAL JOBS AT RISK AGAIN

When CQ and NQ voted so strongly against Labor’s coal policies at the last federal election, the Premier said she had “had a gutful” of the ongoing fight about the approval of the Adani mine in the Galilee Basin.

She made it sound like she understood the importance of the coal industry to Queensland’s prosperity.

She made it sound like she understood the size of the support for coal jobs in CQ and NQ.

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BLUDGING AND BLIND

The Premier needs to start delivering more than just daily media conferences on corona virus.

She and her ministers need to start actually administering the state of Queensland.

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THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT - AUGUST 14

Have Your Say - FIFO Workforce Consultation

The Coordinator-General’s Department is currently reviewing the Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017.

This is the Act that bans 100 % FIFO mining workforces. Click here to find out more.

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STAY SAFE, STAY HERE

New Border Closures

As you have no doubt heard, from 1 AM tomorrow, Saturday August 8, our southern border will be closed. All travellers from NSW, ACT and Victoria will be denied entry and turned around.

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C'MON AUSSIE - COME ON!

What has happened to us?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has seen Aussies reported in overseas newspapers as toilet paper brawlers and grocery hoarders.

While the Brits bang pots and pans to thank their frontline workers, we have seen Aussies abusing our frontline workers – health workers, aged care workers, hospitality workers and retail workers.

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THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT - JULY 17, 2020

Yesterday the Australian ran an article about the financial crisis we face. It was headlined “Deepest Fiscal Hole in 75 Years Awaits Us”.

It went on to flag a collapse in revenue due to the COVID19 recession and the biggest deficits since WW2. If that is the national outlook, my poor old Queensland.

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS

What a Happy Holiday

It has been wonderful to see our fellow Queenslanders using the school holidays to support outback tourism.

With Gregory covering one quarter of Queensland, I’ve been particularly pleased to hear about a lot of family holidays taken within Gregory.

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WELCOME TO STAGE THREE

Stage Three Starts Today

As you no doubt have heard, Queensland enters Stage Three of COVID-Safe Restrictions at noon today. What will that mean? Here’s a quick run-down.

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PUDDLE JUMPING AND WINTER HOLIDAYS

National Cabinet meets today and Victoria will no doubt be the focus of discussions due to the large cluster of new COVID19 cases.

It has certainly sparked debate in the media, with some hyping it as Australia’s “second wave”.

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COVID19 NEWS AND SOME PARLIAMENT UPDATES, TOO

Queensland’s Roadmap to Recovery seems to be morphing into a constant string of surprise announcements.

Here is your latest update.

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