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GOLD COASTERS TELL TURNBULL #DONTBREAKMYHEART OVER MARRIAGE EQUALITY

February 10, 2017

Gold Coasters, activists and community leaders will gather at the One50 Public House in Bundall tomorrow afternoon to send the message to Malcolm Turnbull and the four Gold Coast Federal LNP MPs that marriage equality is a big issue on the Coast, and it’s not going away.

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BERT VAN MANEN’S NEW PAYMENT CUTS TO HURT 15,000 LOCAL FAMILIES

February 09, 2017

Huge new cuts to family payments supported by Forde LNP MP, Bert van Manen, will hurt up to 15,000 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). Unfortunately, rather than stand up for local families, Mr van Manen signalled he will support these harsh and unfair cuts.

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TURNBULL FINALLY MAKES A DECISION ABOUT SHOALWATER, BUT GOVERNMENT STILL HAS QUESTIONS TO ANSWER

February 07, 2017

After months of stress and indecision, the Turnbull Government has finally given the people of Marlborough an answer and ruled out compulsory acquisition. Michelle Landry spent months sitting on her hands and doing nothing to fight for her constituents. It was only after Labor started applying political pressure that she finally got up and decided to do something.

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QLD CONFIRMED AS CANCER CAPITAL, YET TURNBULL CUTS SKIN CHECK FUNDING

February 03, 2017

A new report released today by The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has confirmed that Queensland has the highest rates of cancer of any state in Australia.

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SHOALWATER EXPANSION - GOVERNMENT CONFUSION CONTINUES

February 03, 2017

The handling of the Shoalwater Bay expansion paints a perfect picture of the shambles the Turnbull Government has become. In just the last fortnight, Government Ministers and MPs have given four completely different positions on whether compulsory land acquisitions will proceed for the expansion.

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CIOBO – STOP TRYING TO WEASEL YOUR WAY OUT OF HELPING TO FIX THE M1

February 02, 2017

The article from the 2nd of February detailing Ciobo’s very public attack of Mayor Tom Tate just shows how low Ciobo’s willing to go to weasel out of responsibility. Unlike Ciobo who spends most of his time in Canberra, Mayor Tate knows the enormous cost that M1 congestion has on the Gold Coast.

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA