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Brisbane Times
Bridge, rail link, integrated plan needed to break Kenmore congestionKenmore Road and Almay Street intersection to appropriately manage the impacts
Bridge, rail link, integrated plan needed to break Kenmore congestion
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Kenmore Road and Almay Street intersection to appropriately manage the impacts from this intersection." "The previous LNP government did not progress the possible bypass, and given the significant cost of infrastructure, cuts to transport... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Darling Downs spared radioactive waste siteof Hawker, but it now represents the only option. Opposition leader Lawrence S
Darling Downs spared radioactive waste site
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
of Hawker, but it now represents the only option. Opposition leader Lawrence Springborg said he thanked the Federal LNP government for its consultation and respect. "In relation to the consideration of Omanama as a possible site, Minister... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too latehave had enough community support. Now is the time to put pressure on (if we w
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too late
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
have had enough community support. Now is the time to put pressure on (if we want), but it wont happen because we have an LNP government who will put money ahead of life. 30 Apr 2015 10:39:31pm I havent overlooked the 30 years at all, infact... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor reveals climate plan for twin emissions trading schemesto allow the Commonwealth to regulate broad-scale land clearing, "to prevent a
Labor reveals climate plan for twin emissions trading schemes
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
to allow the Commonwealth to regulate broad-scale land clearing, "to prevent a repeat of the fiasco under the last LNP Government in Queensland". The ALP has also pledged to increase the Clean Energy Regulator's funding by $36.1 million... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'They have it wrong': Turnbull fires up his blog to fight back against negative gearing criticismthe sick, the young and unemployed to share a greater burden in time of economi
'They have it wrong': Turnbull fires up his blog to fight back against negative gearing criticism
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
the sick, the young and unemployed to share a greater burden in time of economic difficulty, if you recall the budget of LNP government under TA. If you recall the budget of LNP government under TA. Now under MT, the LNP was not willing to fix... Read more
4d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland aquaculture strategy finally releasedalso welcomed the government's long-awaited response, more than three years aft
Queensland aquaculture strategy finally released
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
also welcomed the government's long-awaited response, more than three years after the Queensland Competition Authority was commissioned to report on the industry by the former LNP government. Contact Charlie McKillop More stories from Quee... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Fresh court challenge hits megamineby Aboriginal groups. The State Labor Government has also reinstated laws to a
Fresh court challenge hits megamine
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
by Aboriginal groups. The State Labor Government has also reinstated laws to allow anyone to appeal against mining developments, after the former LNP government drastically narrowed who could take legal action. Adani was unavailable for c... Read more
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University of Queensland
Smart State to thank for Queensland’s resilient economy, says UQ economistthe nostalgic ‘four pillars’ economic strategy (mining, agriculture, constructi
Smart State to thank for Queensland’s resilient economy, says UQ economist
University of Queensland / Posted 9 days ago
the nostalgic ‘four pillars’ economic strategy (mining, agriculture, construction and tourism) that replaced it under the LNP government of Campbell Newman. “The Smart State strategy recognised the reality that, in a modern economy, jobs come... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prepare for the most class-based election in recent historyout, in large measure, because he broke promises to match Labor on the Gonski a
Prepare for the most class-based election in recent history
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
out, in large measure, because he broke promises to match Labor on the Gonski and NDIS reforms. Turnbull was part of the LNP government elected on the basis of those promises, and is bound by them just as much as Abbott was. But, like Abbott, he... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
You've been warned: The budget is credit rating crunch time for the governmentfor the Government to address its failures." What failures ? It should be blin
You've been warned: The budget is credit rating crunch time for the government
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
for the Government to address its failures." What failures ? It should be blindingly obvious to all and sundry that this LNP Government has done a terrific job. Absolutely first rate. No one needs to persuade me any further on what a top shelf... Read more
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News Mail
YOUR SAY: Cooking with gas?However, what is highlighted by this article is the attempt of current governme
YOUR SAY: Cooking with gas?
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
However, what is highlighted by this article is the attempt of current government to take credit for work done by the LNP government. When will Labor come up with their own ideas to progress our region? I note with interest that this project... Read more
13d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
As of today, the election is a real contestbeen sprinting before the ten week race has even been announced. 18 Apr 2016 8
As of today, the election is a real contest
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
been sprinting before the ten week race has even been announced. 18 Apr 2016 8:05:41am Lets see how it all plays out. An LNP government that has no direct, adds to debt, coddles the banks, bashes unions, cuts health, welfare and education. Fails... Read more
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Herald Sun
Qld LNP would bring back regional programfor the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 mill
Qld LNP would bring back regional program
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
for the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 million program, introduced by the former LNP government, was slammed in an auditor-general's report last year for favouring government MPs' electorates, prompting... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
LNP vows to boost regional infrastructure funding in governmentLNP vows to boost funding for regional infrastructure development if it wins go
LNP vows to boost regional infrastructure funding in government
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
LNP vows to boost funding for regional infrastructure development if it wins government A future LNP government would reinstate the Royalties for Regions program to better fund much-needed infrastructure projects, Opposition Leader Lawrence... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld LNP would bring back regional programfor the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 mill
Qld LNP would bring back regional program
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
for the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 million program, introduced by the former LNP government, was slammed in an auditor-general's report last year for favouring government MPs' electorates, prompting... Read more
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Perth Now
Qld LNP would bring back regional programfor the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 mill
Qld LNP would bring back regional program
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
for the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 million program, introduced by the former LNP government, was slammed in an auditor-general's report last year for favouring government MPs' electorates, prompting... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Qld LNP would bring back regional programfor the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 mill
Qld LNP would bring back regional program
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
for the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 million program, introduced by the former LNP government, was slammed in an auditor-general's report last year for favouring government MPs' electorates, prompting... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Qld LNP would bring back regional programfor the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 mill
Qld LNP would bring back regional program
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
for the Regions program if it's returned to power in Queensland. The $509 million program, introduced by the former LNP government, was slammed in an auditor-general's report last year for favouring government MPs' electorates, prompting... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
lettersAustralians fails to understand the simple economic fact that things need to be
letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
Australians fails to understand the simple economic fact that things need to be paid for. Since taking office the current LNP government has cut staff from the ATO and has reduced their ability to prosecute tax evaders and those who bludge off the... Read more
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Queensland Times
LETTER: Review will challenge, but needs to happenQueensland Farmers' Federation and Growcom. The review was an election commitm
LETTER: Review will challenge, but needs to happen
Queensland Times / Posted 15 days ago
Queensland Farmers' Federation and Growcom. The review was an election commitment and followed a period under the former LNP government when laboratory facilities were closed, funding for endemic pest management and research was cut and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Katter Party ramps up push for separate North Queensland statethere has been less money spent on infrastructure," she said. "But as I said,
Katter Party ramps up push for separate North Queensland state
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
there has been less money spent on infrastructure," she said. "But as I said, we have done for Queensland what the former LNP government couldn't do and that's deliver a state infrastructure plan, the first one in three years." The state budget... Read more
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News Mail
YOUR SAY: Bennett unrealstill premier and that Labor actually needs to listen to him and act accordingl
YOUR SAY: Bennett unreal
News Mail / Posted 18 days ago
still premier and that Labor actually needs to listen to him and act accordingly. His continued outbursts that the defunct LNP government is responsible for every good thing to happen in Queensland and every bad thing is Labor's fault confirms... Read more
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Weekly Times
Truss anoints his Wide receiverof Groom, which takes in Toowoomba, Oakey and Pittsworth. Mr McVeigh, who serv
Truss anoints his Wide receiver
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
of Groom, which takes in Toowoomba, Oakey and Pittsworth. Mr McVeigh, who served as agriculture minister in the Newman LNP government, beat local doctor David van Gend to sec­ure preselection in the safe conservative seat. New way to have your... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Labor, LNP lock horns over cross-river rail fundingis only wise that as part of this process and as part of an innovative delivery
Labor, LNP lock horns over cross-river rail funding
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
is only wise that as part of this process and as part of an innovative delivery model, something that the Federal LNP Government and indeed, very specifically the Prime Minister has been calling on and has welcomed, it is only fitting and... Read more
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The North West Star
Letters to the editorLabor government. At present, Labor has bills in the Queensland Parliament to
Letters to the editor
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
Labor government. At present, Labor has bills in the Queensland Parliament to roll back legislation by the former LNP Government to encourage eco-tourism, provide water for new irrigation precincts and help landholders manage vegetation to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sadly, research suggests Arrium workers face a grim futureIt is as painful an experience as you can imagine. Add to that if you are over
Sadly, research suggests Arrium workers face a grim future
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
It is as painful an experience as you can imagine. Add to that if you are over 50 they don't want to know you. An LNP government will do very little to help these people. The best advice one can give is to leave the area and go in search... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland businesses not feeling the supporton creating the right business conditions for our post-mining boom economy," he
Queensland businesses not feeling the support
Brisbane Times / Posted 24 days ago
on creating the right business conditions for our post-mining boom economy," he said. "During the last quarter of the LNP Government the Sensis survey showed a confidence rating of +13." Mr Pitt also welcomed the news Queensland was close to... Read more
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News Mail
Both parties to blame on price hikesMember for Burnett Stephen Bennett was very quiet when irrigator prices went up
Both parties to blame on price hikes
News Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett was very quiet when irrigator prices went up by 17% in just one year under the previous LNP Government, of which he was a part (NM, 26/3/16). For the record, electricity increases on Tariff 65 (used for... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland's anti-bikie laws should be scrapped, review finds(VLAD) Act last week. State Cabinet today considered its response to the repor
Queensland's anti-bikie laws should be scrapped, review finds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
(VLAD) Act last week. State Cabinet today considered its response to the report. The laws, introduced by the former LNP government, meant members or associates of criminal organisations convicted of a serious crime would have to serve an... Read more
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News Mail
MPs have their say on reader job creation ideasplan outlining more restrictions. Local businesses need our support, not more
MPs have their say on reader job creation ideas
News Mail / Posted 27 days ago
plan outlining more restrictions. Local businesses need our support, not more bureaucratic red tape. The former LNP Government had also made a half a million dollar upgrade to the Mon Repos Visitor Centre. Where is that funding now? 2.... Read more
27d
The Daily Mercury
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikiesuits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikie
The Daily Mercury / Posted 27 days ago
suits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system and this right was removed by the former LNP Government led by its Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie. "Criminals whether bikies, murderers, fraudsters or corrupt... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikiesuits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikie
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
suits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system and this right was removed by the former LNP Government led by its Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie. "Criminals whether bikies, murderers, fraudsters or corrupt... Read more
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Queensland Times
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikiesuits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikie
Queensland Times / Posted 27 days ago
suits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system and this right was removed by the former LNP Government led by its Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie. "Criminals whether bikies, murderers, fraudsters or corrupt... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikiesuits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikie
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
suits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system and this right was removed by the former LNP Government led by its Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie. "Criminals whether bikies, murderers, fraudsters or corrupt... Read more
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News Mail
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikiesuits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system
Wellington 'should resign' over drug-dealing bikie
News Mail / Posted 27 days ago
suits. "Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of our justice system and this right was removed by the former LNP Government led by its Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie. "Criminals whether bikies, murderers, fraudsters or corrupt... Read more
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Brisbane Times
LNP challenges Labor and independent Speaker to reveal 'secret deals'MP Peter Wellington. Photo: Harrison Saragossi Mr Bleijie, who introduced the
LNP challenges Labor and independent Speaker to reveal 'secret deals'
Brisbane Times / Posted 28 days ago
MP Peter Wellington. Photo: Harrison Saragossi Mr Bleijie, who introduced the laws as attorney-general in the previous LNP government, is concerned that the laws will be repealed or watered down because of a "secret deal" with independent... Read more
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