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FOUR YEARS ON AND MORE EMPTY JOBS PROMISES FROM LANDRY

March 06, 2017

Another day, another jobs and infrastructure promise from Michelle Landry and her failed LNP colleagues. It would be a bit easier to take this new promise seriously if we’d seen any of their earlier ones actually delivered. After four years in government, all we’ve seen from Ms Landry and the LNP is empty promises, while jobs disappear across Central Queensland, or get replaced by insecure casual and labour hire positions. But don’t...

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LABOR STARTS GOLD COAST CAMPAIGN ON PENALTY RATE CUTS

March 04, 2017

With draft State election boundaries now out, Labor will take to the streets on the Gold Coast today, signalling the start of a major campaign against cuts to penalty rates. In a shocking find, this week the Gold Coast was revealed as the national epicentre for penalty rate cuts. Parliamentary Library figures show that up to 50 000 Gold Coast residents who work in the retail, food and hospitality industries will lose pay due to these cuts.

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GOLD COAST WORKERS FACE NATION’S BIGGEST PAY CUT FROM PENALTY RATES DECISION

February 27, 2017

New figures reveal that Gold Coast workers will be the nation’s hardest hit by last week’s shock decision to cut penalty rates. Figures obtained from the Federal Parliamentary Library indicate that over 50,000 Gold Coast workers in the retail, food and hospitality industries face a potential pay cut of up to $77 per week, if the penalty rates decision stands.

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GOLD COAST STUDENTS WAIT IN FEAR AS PROSPECT OF $100 000 DEGREES LOOMS LARGE

February 24, 2017

Starting university is meant to be a time of optimism and excitement. But for many Gold Coast students, this year's O-Week carries with it the threat of the cost of a degree being jacked up to $100 000.

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HANSON SELLS OUT BATTLERS…AGAIN

February 16, 2017

Senator Hanson has once again shown her true colours as an offshoot of the LNP, by siding with the Government to sell out pensioners.

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HANSON’S GUN VOTE CHOOSES BIKIES OVER SAFE STREETS

February 14, 2017

Last night in the Senate, Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party sided with bikies and other illegal gun runners, ahead of families wanting to stay safe. Astonishingly, Senator Hanson and her two colleagues voted against a Labor amendment to increase jail time for illegal gun traffickers.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA