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The Courier Mail
Qld MP police probe 'strange': LNPWilliams has spoken of his relief to have finally been cleared, adding he never
Qld MP police probe 'strange': LNP
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
Williams has spoken of his relief to have finally been cleared, adding he never had any doubt of the outcome. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the investigation was rigorous, but he side-stepped a question about whether he would support Mr Williams... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Future of Gabba Test securenot just for cricket fans, but for the Brisbane and Queensland economy.’’ Quee
Future of Gabba Test secure
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
not just for cricket fans, but for the Brisbane and Queensland economy.’’ Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Sport, Curtis Pitt MP welcomed the announcement and urged fans to embrace this summer’s day-night Test. “With the Australian... Read more
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Brisbane Times
MP Rick Williams cleared without police interviewparliament's Legal Affairs and Community Safety committee pending the outcome o
MP Rick Williams cleared without police interview
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
parliament's Legal Affairs and Community Safety committee pending the outcome of the investigation. Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt said any discussions about what positions Mr Williams might hold would be a matter for the premier. Mr Walker... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Power prices remain headache for governmentthe price of power in Queensland is due, once again, to cause a headache for th
Power prices remain headache for government
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
the price of power in Queensland is due, once again, to cause a headache for the people in power. Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt won't put a number on what electricity price stabilisation means. Photo: Paul Jones Unlike the Newman... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Future of Gabba Test securenot just for cricket fans, but for the Brisbane and Queensland economy.’’ Quee
Future of Gabba Test secure
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
not just for cricket fans, but for the Brisbane and Queensland economy.’’ Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Sport, Curtis Pitt MP welcomed the announcement and urged fans to embrace this summer’s day-night Test. “With the Australian... Read more
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University of Queensland
Queensland Government lends support to new era in UQ student livinghave access to a bright new living space that will nurture academic success and
Queensland Government lends support to new era in UQ student living
University of Queensland / Posted 3 hours ago
have access to a bright new living space that will nurture academic success and career prospects. Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has approved a Queensland Treasury Corporation loan to fund the $251 million student residences project at UQ’s... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Future of Gabba Test securenot just for cricket fans, but for the Brisbane and Queensland economy.’’ Quee
Future of Gabba Test secure
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
not just for cricket fans, but for the Brisbane and Queensland economy.’’ Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Sport, Curtis Pitt MP welcomed the announcement and urged fans to embrace this summer’s day-night Test. “With the Australian... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Aurukun needs plan that will stand test of time: Cook MP Bill Gordonthe community finds itself in. Should the Premier have attended the first meet
Aurukun needs plan that will stand test of time: Cook MP Bill Gordon
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
the community finds itself in. Should the Premier have attended the first meeting a fortnight ago? "I think sending up Curtis Pitt, the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, was the right move at the time. "Obviously... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland set to enter new era in renewable energy with Ergon wind farm dealPalaszczuk Government, which will deliver 100 per cent carbon neutral clean pow
Queensland set to enter new era in renewable energy with Ergon wind farm deal
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Palaszczuk Government, which will deliver 100 per cent carbon neutral clean power using the latest technology." Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the project, if agreed upon, would diversify the economy in the far north, with $400 million projected in... Read more
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News Mail
SORRY DAY: Bundy's kids show beauty of friendshipTREASURER and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships C
SORRY DAY: Bundy's kids show beauty of friendship
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
TREASURER and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt has encouraged all Queenslanders to come together to reflect, commemorate and celebrate the Australia's Indigenous culture and heritage, with National... Read more
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The North West Star
Queensland fury at unpaid flood disaster fundswith Mr Turnbull when he returns to campaign in Queensland during the 2016 fede
Queensland fury at unpaid flood disaster funds
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
with Mr Turnbull when he returns to campaign in Queensland during the 2016 federal election. Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt picked up the federal government's decision to delay the $1.2 billion payment to Queensland after the federal... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Get the teachers out': Premier to fly in after 2nd evacuationno solution was reached at a community meeting on May 13 attended by Treasurer
'Get the teachers out': Premier to fly in after 2nd evacuation
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
no solution was reached at a community meeting on May 13 attended by Treasurer and Aboriginal Partnerships Minister Curtis Pitt, Cook MP Billy Gordon and assistant Police Commissioner Paul Taylor as well as other senior government staff. Mr... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Teachers evacuated from Aurukun againPalaszczuk has called an urgent meeting with Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, Educat
Teachers evacuated from Aurukun again
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Palaszczuk has called an urgent meeting with Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, Education Minister Kate Jones, Treasurer Curtis Pitt and directors-generals to discuss the situation. “It’s very important that we address immediately toady the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland fury at unpaid flood disaster fundswith Mr Turnbull when he returns to campaign in Queensland during the 2016 fede
Queensland fury at unpaid flood disaster funds
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
with Mr Turnbull when he returns to campaign in Queensland during the 2016 federal election. Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt picked up the federal government's decision to delay the $1.2 billion payment to Queensland after the federal... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Opposition bid to rein in rego rise failsnot to increase fees, charges or taxes. The moves to raise the cost of registr
Opposition bid to rein in rego rise fails
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
not to increase fees, charges or taxes. The moves to raise the cost of registration comes in an attempt by Treasurer Curtis Pitt to bolster the bottom line of the upcoming State Budget, his second as treasurer. Opposition transport and main... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland Government poised to raid super to fund infrastructurebe raided to pay for infrastructure when the Palaszczuk Government hands down i
Queensland Government poised to raid super to fund infrastructure
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
be raided to pay for infrastructure when the Palaszczuk Government hands down its second budget in three weeks. Treasurer Curtis Pitt told Parliament the defined benefits scheme was in good shape and had a $10 billion surplus. "I can confirm the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
State looks at creative accounting to balance budgetsurplus in the QSuper Defined Benefit Scheme, in accordance with advice from th
State looks at creative accounting to balance budget
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
surplus in the QSuper Defined Benefit Scheme, in accordance with advice from the State Actuary". Last year, Treasurer Curtis Pitt announced the government would use the funds it usually paid into the scheme - $2 billion over five years - to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Alleged attackers on bail for similar attackBates said a decision to grant the alleged offenders bail again would present t
Alleged attackers on bail for similar attack
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Bates said a decision to grant the alleged offenders bail again would present the union with “real concerns”. Treasurer Curtis Pitt says directors-general from across Government flew to Aurukun on Monday as the Government ramps up its efforts to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
‘Considerable concern’ ahead of Ergon/Energex mergerand Ergon was an election commitment of the Palaszczuk Government as part of it
‘Considerable concern’ ahead of Ergon/Energex merger
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
and Ergon was an election commitment of the Palaszczuk Government as part of its promise not to sell assets. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the merger of Queensland’s distribution companies would result in an energy business for the future, and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Aurukun teachers to be escorted by policeofficials will continue discussions with Mayor Dereck Walpo and importantly wil
Aurukun teachers to be escorted by police
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
officials will continue discussions with Mayor Dereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-hand their proposed solutions to unrest and the community's future,' Indigenous Affairs Minister Curtis Pitt said on Sund... Read more
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Weekly Times
Repeat attack on Cape York principalby police and private security guards if needed. Mr Taylor said there were cur
Repeat attack on Cape York principal
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
by police and private security guards if needed. Mr Taylor said there were currently 13 officers in the town. Treasurer Curtis Pitt met with government directors-general in Cairns on Monday and said active policing was key in the short-term... Read more
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Herald Sun
Police to escort Aurukun teachersDereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-
Police to escort Aurukun teachers
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Dereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-hand their proposed solutions to unrest and the community's future," Indigenous Affairs Minister Curtis Pitt said on Sunday. Most popular National Breaking News s... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Police to escort Aurukun teachersDereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-
Police to escort Aurukun teachers
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Dereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-hand their proposed solutions to unrest and the community's future," Indigenous Affairs Minister Curtis Pitt said on Sunday. Most popular National Breaking News s... Read more
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News.com.au
Police to escort Aurukun teachersand importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-hand their pr
Police to escort Aurukun teachers
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-hand their proposed solutions to unrest and the community's future," Indigenous Affairs Minister Curtis Pitt said on Sunday. Originally published as Police to escort Aurukun tea... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Police escorts for teachers in town of chaosconcern. "I am told the school will remain open tomorrow and classes will resu
Police escorts for teachers in town of chaos
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
concern. "I am told the school will remain open tomorrow and classes will resume as normal," Indigenous Affairs Minister Curtis Pitt said on Sunday. "The officials will continue discussions with Mayor Dereck Walpo and importantly will meet with... Read more
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Perth Now
Police to escort Aurukun teachersDereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-
Police to escort Aurukun teachers
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
Dereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-hand their proposed solutions to unrest and the community's future," Indigenous Affairs Minister Curtis Pitt said on Sunday. Most popular National Breaking News s... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Police to escort Aurukun teachersDereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-
Police to escort Aurukun teachers
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
Dereck Walpo and importantly will meet with the women of Aurukun to hear first-hand their proposed solutions to unrest and the community's future," Indigenous Affairs Minister Curtis Pitt said on Sunday. Most popular National Breaking News s... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Aurukun school to open despite principal's carjacking ordealfrom the Premier and Treasurer's office will fly to the community today to exam
Aurukun school to open despite principal's carjacking ordeal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
from the Premier and Treasurer's office will fly to the community today to examine Aurukun's long-term issues. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the township needed economic development and increased economic participation. "That is going to come from... Read more
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Brisbane Times
John Harrison: How clever are casinos?like possums to a fruit tree. This announcement was attended by three cabinet m
John Harrison: How clever are casinos?
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
like possums to a fruit tree. This announcement was attended by three cabinet ministers: Premier Palaszczuk, Treasurer Curtis Pitt and Tourism Minister Kate Jones. Fortunately Deputy Premier Jackie Trad was in Indonesia promoting higher... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland fine dodgers to have car wheel's clamped under debt crackdownGovernment and refuse to pay will have their wheel's clamped, with the threat o
Queensland fine dodgers to have car wheel's clamped under debt crackdown
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Government and refuse to pay will have their wheel's clamped, with the threat of the sale of their vehicle. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said debtors were thumbing their nose at the recovery efforts by the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER)... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Push for coal mining royalty reductionfor that to change. The Queensland Resources Council chief executive said he's
Push for coal mining royalty reduction
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
for that to change. The Queensland Resources Council chief executive said he's had "good discussions" with State Treasurer Curtis Pitt about reducing the amount of royalties required, where he made the point "that what you collect from a mine that... Read more
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Perth Now
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy.
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy." Despite the ABS figures, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the unemployment rate is still better than what it was under the previous LNP government. Only South... Read more
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Adelaide Now
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy.
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy." Despite the ABS figures, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the unemployment rate is still better than what it was under the previous LNP government. Only South... Read more
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Herald Sun
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy.
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy." Despite the ABS figures, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the unemployment rate is still better than what it was under the previous LNP government. Only South... Read more
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News.com.au
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy.
High Qld unemployment a 'wake-up call'
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
is with the state budget. They need to be doing a lot more to grow the economy." Despite the ABS figures, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the unemployment rate is still better than what it was under the previous LNP government. Only South... Read more
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Weekly Times
Qld unemployment rate a 'wake-up call'the government's preferred measure, also increased from 6.1 per cent to 6.2 per
Qld unemployment rate a 'wake-up call'
Weekly Times / Posted 11 days ago
the government's preferred measure, also increased from 6.1 per cent to 6.2 per cent. Despite the figures, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the unemployment rate is still better than what it was under the previous LNP government. However, the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Qld unemployment rate a 'wake-up call'the government's preferred measure, also increased from 6.1 per cent to 6.2 per
Qld unemployment rate a 'wake-up call'
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
the government's preferred measure, also increased from 6.1 per cent to 6.2 per cent. Despite the figures, Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the unemployment rate is still better than what it was under the previous LNP government. However, the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queenslandfive-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queensland
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
five-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz to even force Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt to start speaking in puns. "I'm thrilled to see our iconic stadium yet again being the 'Talk' of the town when... Read more
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Queensland Times
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queenslandfive-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queensland
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
five-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz to even force Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt to start speaking in puns. "I'm thrilled to see our iconic stadium yet again being the 'Talk' of the town when... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queenslandfive-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queensland
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
five-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz to even force Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt to start speaking in puns. "I'm thrilled to see our iconic stadium yet again being the 'Talk' of the town when... Read more
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News Mail
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queenslandfive-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queensland
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
five-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz to even force Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt to start speaking in puns. "I'm thrilled to see our iconic stadium yet again being the 'Talk' of the town when... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queenslandfive-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz
COLDPLAY RETURNS: UK rockers ready to wow Queensland
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
five-piece will bring their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour", creating enough buzz to even force Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt to start speaking in puns. "I'm thrilled to see our iconic stadium yet again being the 'Talk' of the town when... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Too scared to go to schooland the families commissioner would visit Aurukun next week. Aboriginal and To
Too scared to go to school
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
and the families commissioner would visit Aurukun next week. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Minister Curtis Pitt said the situation had calmed since persistent violent unrest sparked the staff evacuation last week. Opposition... Read more
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Perth Now
Too scared to go to schooland the families commissioner would visit Aurukun next week. Aboriginal and To
Too scared to go to school
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
and the families commissioner would visit Aurukun next week. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Minister Curtis Pitt said the situation had calmed since persistent violent unrest sparked the staff evacuation last week. Opposition... Read more
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Herald Sun
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax ratewants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax rate
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
wants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to encourage more investment. Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the proposed gaming tax arrangements will allow clubs with more than one venue to pay a lower tax rate than... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Qld to lose $2m from clubs but gain 11 jobsmachines. Photo: Andrew Meares Treasury modelling predicts a loss of between $
Qld to lose $2m from clubs but gain 11 jobs
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
machines. Photo: Andrew Meares Treasury modelling predicts a loss of between $2-$2.5 million in revenue, with Treasurer Curtis Pitt saying that would be offset by job creation. Which in this case, would be 10 to 11 jobs. Treasurer Curtis Pitt... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax ratewants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax rate
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
wants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to encourage more investment. Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the proposed gaming tax arrangements will allow clubs with more than one venue to pay a lower tax rate than... Read more
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Perth Now
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax ratewants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax rate
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
wants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to encourage more investment. Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the proposed gaming tax arrangements will allow clubs with more than one venue to pay a lower tax rate than... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax ratewants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to
Qld govt wants to lower gaming tax rate
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
wants to lower the tax rate for some of the state's biggest community clubs to encourage more investment. Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the proposed gaming tax arrangements will allow clubs with more than one venue to pay a lower tax rate than... Read more
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Weekly Times
Qld govt to change gaming tax arrangementsQueensland government plans to change gaming tax arrangements to encourage more
Qld govt to change gaming tax arrangements
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
Queensland government plans to change gaming tax arrangements to encourage more investment in community clubs. Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the proposal will allow clubs with more than one venue to pay a lower tax rate than they currently... Read more
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