Police caught in state testing bungle

The State Government needs to answer why police weren’t given priority COVID testing support to help keep them at work, when they weren’t positive to the disease. The thin blue line has been stretched further with reports police have been isolating at home for days awaiting COVID-19 test results that either never came or were…

MEDIA STATEMENT

The LNP has formally asked the Speaker to refer Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to the Ethics Committee. There is sufficient evidence the Premier has misled Parliament. On the 2nd of September 2021, the Premier told Parliament, “Doherty Institute modelling predicts that even with 70% of the population vaccinated, 80 people will die each day from COVID…

Business Grants debacle needs to be fixed

The Business Support Grants for lockdown impacted businesses need fixing urgently. Too many businesses are ineligible for support despite massive losses which threaten their viability. Fiona Simpson MP is calling on the State Government to “get cracking” and help affected business by getting support to them faster and fixing the grant criteria which denied many…

Les Walker remains unpunished

The Member for Mundingburra hasn’t done the honourable thing and resigned from the Transport and Resources Committee. The Committee held an Estimates Hearing in Brisbane today. Despite being a no-show, it was revealed in Estimates Mr Walker is still being paid for these higher duties to the tune of more than $24,000 a year. The…