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I'm pleased to represent the Prime Minister in Rockhampton today, to launch his latest do-nothing...

May 19, 2017

I'm pleased to represent the Prime Minister in Rockhampton today, to launch his latest do-nothing idea for regional Queensland. I will today launch the Turnbull Government's rebadged NAIF – now to be known as the No Actual Infrastructure Fund, to reflect the true investment it has made in our regions.

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TURNBULL LETS DOWN ROCKY WITH NO LEVEE FUNDING

May 18, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull has badly let down Rockhampton today by once again refusing to fund the South Rockhampton Levee. When it was announced that the Prime Minister would be visiting Central Queensland, expectations were high that he would announce funding for the Levee. Instead we’ve seen this vital piece of infrastructure pushed to the side yet again.

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LANDRY TRIES TO SELL CENTRAL QUEENSLAND A LEMON

May 11, 2017

Just like a dodgy car dealer who winds back the odometer, paints over the rust and tells you the car’s brand new, Michelle Landry is trying to cover up how much of a lemon this Budget is.

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CIOBO FAILS GOLD COAST TOURISM IN 2017 BUDGET

May 10, 2017

Ciobo has delivered a $35 million cut to funding for Tourism Australia, the Federal Government body responsible to marketing the Gold Coast to the world.

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FEDERAL BUDGET MUST GIVE GOLD COAST GAMES ITS FAIR SHARE

May 07, 2017

New figures have revealed the Turnbull Government is ripping off Queenslanders, by providing less Federal funding than was given to the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, more than ten years ago. Back in 2006, the then Howard Government gave a total of $293 million in direct financial and in-kind support (eg security and anti-doping services) to help stage the Melbourne Games.

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BRANDIS RECOGNISES LEGAL CENTRE CUTS WERE WRONG

April 24, 2017

Today's reversal to Federal cuts to Community Legal Centres is a humiliating backdown for George Brandis and a victory for access to justice on the Gold Coast. Labor has been protesting these cuts for years, arguing vulnerable Australians in need of free legal services - including domestic violence victims - would suffer.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA