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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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CIOBO SUCKS UP TO ONE NATION AND SELLS OUT GOLD COAST TOURISM

February 13, 2017

Minister for Tourism and Gold Coast MP, Steven Ciobo, has today sold Gold Coast tourism down the river, by sucking up to One Nation for a preference deal. Rather than stand up to this Ciobo has shown he’ll put Gold Coast jobs and dollars at risk, just to get a vote.

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GOLD COAST LNP MPs’ NEW PAYMENT CUTS TO HURT UP TO 49,000 LOCAL FAMILIES

February 10, 2017

Huge new cuts to family payments supported by the four Gold Coast Federal LNP MPs will hurt up to 49,000 local families. This week the Turnbull LNP Government introduced legislation containing massive cuts to crucial support payments including Paid Parental Leave (PPL) and Family Tax Benefits (FTB).

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA