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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO COMMIT TO FUND ROCKHAMPTON LEVEE IN QUESTION TIME

October 23, 2017

It appears increasingly unlikely that the Turnbull Conservatives will fund the South Rockhampton Flood Levee leaving 1,500 homes and business at risk of flooding again. Today I asked Turnbull the following question in Question Time: “Building the South Rockhampton Flood Levee would protect 1,200 homes and could help reduce insurance premiums for Rockhampton households by up to $400 a year. Rockhampton Council, the Queensland Labor Gove...

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TURNBULL’S ENERGY DEFEAT WILL HURT REGIONAL QUEENSLAND

October 18, 2017

In a massive kick in the guts to regional Queensland, today Malcolm Turnbull got rolled by Tony Abbott and had to scrap the Clean Energy Target (CET). Scrapping the CET will drive up regional power prices and will kill off hundreds of renewable energy jobs in regional Queensland.

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NBN CRISIS: 3 OUT OF THE 10 TOP SUBURBS FOR COMPLAINTS IN QUEENSLAND ON THE GOLD COAST

October 18, 2017

Shocking figures released today show the NBN crisis on the Gold Coast has reached boiling point. Three of the top ten suburbs for complaints in Queensland are on the Gold Coast. Upper Coomera, Southport and Nerang all received hundreds of complaints over the past year, with total complaints numbering over a thousand.

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LABOR’S CQ HQ FORUM JOLTS NBN INTO ACTION

October 11, 2017

The NBN Forum hosted in Rockhampton last week seems to have lit a fire under the NBN as they announced their own forum for Rockhampton residents for this week. Last week, we heard from multiple small businesses about how the shoddy rollout of Malcolm Turnbull’s NBN was costing them clients and income.

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CENTRAL QUEENSLAND STILL WAITING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

October 10, 2017

Central Queenslanders have missed out again with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility set to fund its first project in Western Australia. This proves again Turnbull is out of touch with Central Queensland.

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NO-LEVEE-LANDRY CONTINUES TO FIGHT AGAINST FUNDING

October 06, 2017

Yesterday, Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry once again refused to commit Federal funding to build the South Rockhampton flood levee, saying on ABC radio that the majority of rate payers don’t support a levee. What an absolute crock.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA