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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT CHANGES RIP $18.6 MILLION OUT OF FORDE SCHOOLS

January 31, 2018

New funding arrangements for schools brought in by the Turnbull Government will mean $18.6 million less for state schools in our community over the next two years.

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TURNBULL’S CHANGES RIP $61 MILLION OUT OF GOLD COAST SCHOOLS

January 30, 2018

New school funding arrangements brought in by the Turnbull Government will mean $61 million less for Gold Coast state schools over the next two years.

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HANSARD SHOWS LANDRY SILENT ON CASUALISATION

January 23, 2018

Today in the Morning Bulletin, Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry claimed that she has been “taking up the fight” against casualisation since she’s been elected.

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STUDENTS AND UNIS IN CENTRAL QUEENSLAND HIT HARD BY MALCOLM TURNBULL’S CUTS

December 21, 2017

Just days out from Christmas, Malcolm Turnbull has delivered students a nasty surprise, revealing he’ll cut $2.2 billion from unis. The cuts effectively put a cap on the number of uni places – taking us back to the bad old days of John Howard.

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PENALTY RATES CUTS IMPACT ON CONSUMER SPENDING

December 12, 2017

Today’s report from the McKell Institute puts the lie to claims from local LNP MPs that penalty rate cuts are good for the economy. The Impact of Penalty Rate Cuts on National Growth Trends Report shows that since the cuts to penalty rates on 1 July, Australia has faced the weakest three months of consumer spending since 2008, suggesting there is some correlation between the pay cuts and low consumer spending.

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HFC ROLLOUT DELAY COULD SLUG TAXPAYERS WITH $500 MILLION COST

December 08, 2017

Before a Joint Standing Committee this morning, the NBN Chief Financial Officer conceded the HFC rollout delay could have a negative $500 million impact on the project: “If the program was delayed by 6 months, what you have is, we have I think 1.9 million customers still to connect, that we expect to connect. So if all of those 1.9 million customers, and I don’t think that’s necessarily going to be the case, but if they were all delayed by...

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