Tag Archives: Economic Development

Andrew in Parliament


Palaszczuk Labor Government continues to neglect North Queensland So-called Minister for North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke simply a passenger around the cabinet table Annastacia Palaszczuk doesn’t care about North Queensland     The Palaszczuk Government has failed to submit any business cases for new projects to the Federal Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility more than 600 days after […]

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Reject Federal Labor’s vegetation trigger threat

  Federal Labor’s vegetation trigger to cost jobs, economic development Calls for Queenslanders to reject Labor’s attack on farmers at ballot box Only LNP has plan to protect farmers and landholders Federal Labor’s plan for a ‘vegetation trigger’ on economic development projects under Commonwealth legislation will cost regional Queensland jobs and growth, the LNP Opposition […]

Royalties for Regions

Palaszczuk Labor government failing regional Queensland

  Regional business groups urge Palaszczuk Labor to implement Royalties for Regions fund Advance Cairns, Townsville Enterprise and Capricorn Enterprise want percentage of royalties spent in regional Qld Labor’s regional infrastructure program $300m less than LNP’s Royalties for the Regions program. The LNP Opposition said calls by central and north Queensland economic development organisations for […]

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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has sold out North Queensland by advocating for the Federal Government’s Northern Australia initiative to be based in Brisbane, the LNP said today. A furious Shadow Minister for Northern Development, Andrew Cripps, said there was no reason why the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund (NAIF) couldn’t be based in North Queensland. “Townsville and […]

Lynham urged to ‘shake off’ interference

Having survived the Premier’s ‘shake up’ of her cabinet with his responsibilities intact, State Development Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has been urged to ‘shake off’ the interference of Deputy Premier Jackie Trad in his portfolio. Shadow Minister for State Development, Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said it was time for Minister […]