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Shorten’s carbon tax attacks jobs in North Queensland

    Federal Labor leader is continuing to hurt the people of North Queensland by failing to back crucial infrastructure projects Labor’s plan for another carbon tax will drive up household electricity prices by $170 a year Annastacia Palaszczuk’s plan for a 50 per cent renewable target assumes a carbon tax of between $25 to […]

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Palaszczuk must put Byrne back in his box

  Queensland’s multi-billion dollar coal industry is under threat due to Labor’s inaction LNP put in place a successful scheme which facilitates increased releases from mine sites when natural watercourse flows were higher, under strict and enhanced monitoring of water quality Bill Byrne is jeopardising the return to work of thousands of coal mine workers […]

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MINISTER REJECTS COMMUNITY CONCERNS ABOUT FLYING FOX COLONY

  Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, has condemned State Labor Environment Minister, Steven Miles, for dismissing the serious concerns of local residents about a flying fox colony in Ingham. Mr Cripps said Minister Miles recently tabled his response* to a petition supported by more than 2,800 people calling for the flying fox colony in the Ingham […]

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QLD LNP LEADER VISITS INGHAM AGAIN

  Queensland LNP Leader, Tim Nicholls, visited the Herbert River district on Monday for the second time in less than two weeks, engaging with community and industry groups and following up on issues discussed during his previous visit. Mr Nicholls joined Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, in Ingham for meetings concerning the local sugar industry, before […]

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LABOR LEAVES CASSOWARY COAST BOATIES IN LIMBO

  The Palaszczuk Government has left the safety of boaties in the Cassowary Coast Region in limbo by failing to determine the future of the Tully Coast Guard radio installation on Mount Mackay. Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, said in responding to a petition signed by more than 1,100 North Queenslanders, Energy Minister Mark Bailey had […]

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Labor and Greens team up to slam Adani

    Labor votes down motion condemning party branch for smearing Adani Annastacia Palaszczuk tells Adani one thing, but does another in Parliament Labor-Green alliance remains in full force in Queensland   The Palaszczuk Government has failed to defend the vital jobs and investment set to be created by Adani after voting to support an […]

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LNP calls on Federal Government to deliver sugar industry code of conduct

  LNP is calling on Federal Government to urgently implement a Code of Conduct for the sugar industry Senate Committee unanimously supported the introduction of a sugar industry Code of Conduct LNP continues to support Queensland’s third-largest agriculture industry and thousands of farming families   Delegates at the State Council meeting of the LNP have […]

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NICHOLLS VISITS CARDWELL CORAL SEA BATTLE MEMORIAL

Queensland Opposition Leader, Tim Nicholls, visited the Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial in Cardwell in North Queensland today, ahead of historic 75 year anniversary commemorations that will take place in the sea-side town at the end of April this year. Mr Nicholls visited the Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial with Deputy Opposition Leader, […]

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NORTH QLD SHOULD GET A CROC REVIEW REFUND

Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, has slammed the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s new Queensland Crocodile Management Plan as a step backwards for the safety of North Queenslanders and a lost opportunity to establish a new crocodile egg harvesting industry. Mr Cripps said Environment Minister, Steven Miles, needed to refund North Queensland taxpayers the $5.8 million he has […]

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NEW LNP REGIONAL DEAL COMES NORTH

    Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, has welcomed the announcement of the LNPs ‘New Deal’ for regional Queensland, following a recent meeting of regional MPs in Bundaberg and ahead of a series of community engagement activities in North Queensland by the LNPs leadership team. Mr Cripps said Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls and Deputy Opposition Leader […]