Media Releases

Business delivers another vote of no confidence in Labor

  • Queensland business confidence dropped again last quarter under Labor
  • Confidence has been at negative levels throughout the term of the Palaszczuk Labor Government
  • CCIQ-Pulse Survey shows rising power prices are driving many businesses to the wall
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Labor needs to reverse savage infrastructure cuts

  • Labor’s budgets have relied on super raids, slashing infrastructure and a lucky spike in the value of resource exports
  • Labor should invest any royalty windfall in winding back its savage cuts to infrastructure
  • Infrastructure spending is at its lowest level in living memory under Labor
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LNP to crack down on youth crime

  • Labor has failed Queensland with its soft-on-crime attitude and policies surrounding youth crime and justice
  • The LNP will introduce breach of bail as an offence for young offenders after we listened to our frustrated police
  • The LNP will introduce a mandatory community payback scheme for young offenders convicted of unlawful entry, car theft or hooning offences
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Queensland’s Fisheries panel needs immediate fix

  • Bill Byrne needs to urgently remove Professor Suzanne Miller as chair of Sustainable Fisheries Advisory Panel
  • Palaszczuk Labor Government needs to include representatives from commercial and recreational fishing sector on the panel
  • Only the LNP will Build a Better Queensland and listen to the needs of the commercial and recreational fishing communities
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Queensland records worst wages growth of all states

Today’s wages figures will confirm what many Queenslanders already know – they are going backwards under this do-nothing Labor Government.

According to independent ABS statistics, Queensland recorded the worst wages growth of any state in Australia in the past year – with only the ACT recording lower wage increases.

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Future LNP Government to bid for a North Queensland Origin

  • A future LNP Government will put in a formal bid for a State of Origin match in Townsville
  • Bid will include proposal for a week-long North Queensland Origin festival
  • Bid will include request that both Qld and NSW teams hold training camps in Mackay and Cairns in the lead-up
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Labor budget trick spins Natural Resource Management funding

  • Labor has been caught out lying about making a five-year, $80 million funding commitment to the Queensland Natural Resource Management Investment Program
  • The LNP invested a record $80 million over five years into the Queensland Natural Resource Management Investment Program
  • Labor’s rhetoric about being concerned about the environment is hollow
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Palaszczuk and Shorten are one and the same

  • Bill Shorten and Annastacia Palaszczuk slugging Queenslanders with higher and higher taxes
  • Shorten’s plans for $150 billion in new federal taxes mirror Annastacia Palaszczuk’s tax slugs on Queenslanders
  • Higher taxes are in Labor’s DNA
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LNP to deliver sensible speed limits across the state

  • An LNP government will review speed limits on Queensland roads to ensure they are sensible and safe
  • Having fit for purpose speed limits will help alleviate congestion and get Queenslanders home sooner
  • The short-list of 100 roads will be assessed by police and road safety engineers
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Wild Bill should stick to shootin’ rats

  • Labor aren’t interested in protecting endangered turtles and dugongs
  • Minister Byrne wouldn’t know how to protect a shark if it bit him on the backside
  • Minister Byrne should stick to shooting rats in the ceiling and leave protecting our endangered species to the professionals
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