2024 State Government Budget

The State Government Budget was handed down on 11 June by the Miles Government.  With the election just four months away there is a lot of sweeteners focussed on re-election.  Sadly, the budget is a budget for the next four months that will see Queensland’s borrowings soar to $77.1 billion this financial year and is…

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Queensland suffers biggest cost-of-living increases in Australia

The December Quarter Consumer Price Index* reveals Queenslanders continue to suffer the biggest cost-of-living increases across the critical categories for households in Australia. Power prices are up 19.9% – the worst in the nation and triple the national average while one of our largest power plants remains offline after three years; Insurance costs are up 18.5% – due to…

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OPINION: Let’s celebrate Australia Day 2024

Valuing who we are as a nation, means embracing all our history and not erasing it. Acknowledging the good, the bad and the worthy and telling those stories. And being grateful for the countless thousands whose sacrifices in the ordinary and extraordinary struggles of the everyday, created one of the most successful and wealthy democratic…

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Labor Government shows no confidence AGAIN in the Sunshine Coast

Yesterday Labor announced savage infrastructure cuts of funding for critical Sunshine Coast transport projects, to say the least this was a devastating blow. The Federal Infrastructure Minister has admitted that she has been in discussion with the Queensland Labor Government about the cuts, specifically the Deputy Premier Steven Miles, Treasurer Cameron Dick and Minister for…

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Premier’s backflip on ‘clearing house’ for corruption tip-offs

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s backflip on establishing a “clearing house” for corruption tip-offs and complaints is extraordinary and stinks of a Government in chaos and crisis. This is another example of the Palaszczuk Labor Government adopting the policies of the LNP. This is also another example of why you just can’t trust a thing Labor…

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