Opinion Pieces

Check out opinion pieces that Murray Watt has written.

MORRISON LEAVES CQ IN THE LURCH IN DISASTER SEASON

January 12, 2022

Before Christmas I inspected the flood damage through the Banana Shire, in places like Baralaba and Goovigen. Already flood waters were up and more heavy rain followed.

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MORRISON’S DISASTER LIES LEAVE QUEENSLANDERS AT RISK

November 28, 2021

Around the country, our brave emergency workers and volunteers have been preparing for months. If only the Morrison Government was doing its part too.

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BUY LOCAL TO CREATE REGIONAL JOBS

November 10, 2021

What could be more Australian than supporting your mates? It’s one of the reasons we love to Buy Australian. Buying local creates jobs in our own communities and keeps the tills ringing in local businesses.

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FAKE NATIONALS HOLD QUEENSLAND BACK

October 24, 2021

The Nationals – a once proud party, hijacked by fringe accountants and bankers. Who dress up like farmers and miners and then ignore them. Because if they listened to real farmers and real miners, they would have already committed to net zero emissions by 2050.

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THE NATIONALS’ CLIMATE PLAN – YOU PAY MORE

October 21, 2021

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan admitted who would pay for his party’s climate plan - you. His astonishing remarks come in response to recent warnings from his own Government’s Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, that Australians risk paying higher interest on their home loans, if we continue to oppose net zero emissions by 2050.

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DAILY TELEGRAPH, 20th APRIL 2021: INVEST IN DISASTER PREPARATION AND PROTECT NSW

April 20, 2021

For the second year in a row NSW has copped what’s been described as a “once-in-a -generation” disaster. So why isn't the Morrison Government spending its $4bn disaster prevention fund?

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA