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JOYCE ASKS PRAWN INDUSTRY TO PAY FOR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S MISTAKE

April 10, 2017

In an extraordinary act of arrogance, the Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce has asked the devastated Queensland prawn industry to help pay for his own Government’s mistakes on White Spot Disease.

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HANSON’S POLITICAL GAMES SELL OUT ALL QUEENSLANDERS

March 28, 2017

Senator Hanson has been caught out playing the very political games she says she stands against. Yesterday, Senator Hanson posted a video on Facebook denying that she had ever said that GST funds should be taken off Queensland and given to Western Australia.

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HANSON SELLS OUT QUEENSLAND BATTLERS…AGAIN

March 21, 2017

Yesterday in Canberra, Senator Pauline Hanson and her One Nation colleagues sold out Queensland battlers, again. Labor kept up the fight for working people, moving and voting for a motion opposing cuts to penalty rates.

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GOLD COAST TO LOSE VITAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT IF FEDERAL CUTS GO AHEAD

March 14, 2017

Gold Coast victims of domestic and family violence risk losing crucial legal support, if the Turnbull Government’s cuts to Community Legal Centre funding proceed. Starting from July 1, Community Legal Centres across Australia will have their annual Commonwealth funding cut by 30%.

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FEDERAL LABOR TO BACK END TO M1 FUNDING IMPASSE

March 10, 2017

For years now, the people of the Gold Coast have been forced to sit for hours in M1 congestion just because the Abbott-Turnbull Liberal Government has taken them for granted. Years of holding these seats unchallenged has meant the LNP has felt it can ignore our fast growing region, without any consequences. To help end the impasse on funding key upgrades, federal Labor has today announced it will support and match any agreed federal-state...

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LNP’s MEDICARE CUTS HURTING GOLD COAST GPS

March 10, 2017

Queenslanders are bearing the brunt of the Turnbull Government’s cuts to Medicare and health, with bulk billing rates for GPs dropping and out of pocket costs climbing. Shadow Minister for Health Catherine King and Senator for Queensland Murray Watt visited an Ashmore GP clinic today, to hear first-hand how the Turnbull Government’s cuts are impacting local medical care.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA