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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Townsville jobless rate hits 13.9pcpolitical leaders to try and drive and generate some job opportunities in our a
Townsville jobless rate hits 13.9pc
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
political leaders to try and drive and generate some job opportunities in our area," he said. Queensland shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the figures were alarming. "We hear a lot of talk from the Government, they talk about jobs but... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cross River Rail costed at $5.4bshe said. Ms Trad said the cost of the project was “in the vicinity” of $5.4 b
Cross River Rail costed at $5.4b
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
she said. Ms Trad said the cost of the project was “in the vicinity” of $5.4 billion. Opposition transport spokesman Scott Emerson said a $4 billion question mark still hung over the project.“Who’s going to pay for this proj... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brisbane rail project to cost $5.4b: TradTrad said it was too early to say what the funding split would be between the t
Brisbane rail project to cost $5.4b: Trad
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Trad said it was too early to say what the funding split would be between the three tiers of government. Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said a "massive $4 billion question" remained over Cross River Rail. "Who's going to pay for this project?" he... Read more
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6d
Herald Sun
Brisbane's Cross River Rail to cost $5.4bTrad said it was too early to say what the funding split would be between the t
Brisbane's Cross River Rail to cost $5.4b
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Trad said it was too early to say what the funding split would be between the three tiers of government. Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said a "massive $4 billion question" remained over Cross River Rail. "Who's going to pay for this project?" he... Read more
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7d
The North West Star
State's budget super raid questioned by business leadersthat was a about raids, rip offs and write downs, we now know it was also about
State's budget super raid questioned by business leaders
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
that was a about raids, rip offs and write downs, we now know it was also about reckless behaviour," shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said in Parliament on Wednesday. "It is very clear the State Actuary only recommended that the state... Read more
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9d
Brisbane Times
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave workstate but it's clear that this positive story is not being shared evenly to all
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave work
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
state but it's clear that this positive story is not being shared evenly to all corners of our state." Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson had a different interpretation. Queensland lost the largest number of people from the job market, 5000 people,... Read more
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9d
Sydney Morning Herald
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave workto be done for our state's regions and we're investing in jobs and key infrastr
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave work
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
to be done for our state's regions and we're investing in jobs and key infrastructure projects," he said in a statement. Scott Emerson: "Queensland was the only state to go backwards in the last month." Photo: Renee Melides "... Since the state... Read more
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9d
Canberra Times
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave workstate but it's clear that this positive story is not being shared evenly to all
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave work
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
state but it's clear that this positive story is not being shared evenly to all corners of our state." Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson had a different interpretation. Queensland lost the largest number of people from the job market, 5000 people,... Read more
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9d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Laws passed for merger between Energex and Ergonfrom this energy services subdivision will be a dollar taken from the pockets o
Laws passed for merger between Energex and Ergon
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
from this energy services subdivision will be a dollar taken from the pockets of regional businesses." Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said the Government has made a grubby deal with the Electrical Trades Union. "What this is about is a promise... Read more
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9d
The Morning Bulletin
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament voteenergy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in par
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament vote
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
energy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in parliament on Wednesday night shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the deal was at the behest of unions and would drive family-run businesses into the ground. "This shows... Read more
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9d
News Mail
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament voteenergy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in par
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament vote
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
energy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in parliament on Wednesday night shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the deal was at the behest of unions and would drive family-run businesses into the ground. "This shows... Read more
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9d
Daily Examiner
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament voteenergy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in par
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament vote
Daily Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
energy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in parliament on Wednesday night shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the deal was at the behest of unions and would drive family-run businesses into the ground. "This shows... Read more
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9d
Northern Star
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament voteenergy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in par
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament vote
Northern Star / Posted 9 days ago
energy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in parliament on Wednesday night shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the deal was at the behest of unions and would drive family-run businesses into the ground. "This shows... Read more
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9d
The Daily Mercury
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament voteenergy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in par
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament vote
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
energy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in parliament on Wednesday night shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the deal was at the behest of unions and would drive family-run businesses into the ground. "This shows... Read more
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9d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament voteenergy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in par
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament vote
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
energy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in parliament on Wednesday night shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the deal was at the behest of unions and would drive family-run businesses into the ground. "This shows... Read more
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9d
Queensland Times
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament voteenergy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in par
Ergon and Energex merged after late night Parliament vote
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
energy services will compete against independent electricians. Speaking in parliament on Wednesday night shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the deal was at the behest of unions and would drive family-run businesses into the ground. "This shows... Read more
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9d
The Courier Mail
Power providers merge into oneelectrical contractors for smaller jobs such as solar installation and meter bo
Power providers merge into one
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
electrical contractors for smaller jobs such as solar installation and meter box maintenance. Shadow Treasurer, Scott Emerson said the spin off company was simply a result of a “grubby deal” between the ETU and the Labor a... Read more
9d
Brisbane Times
State's budget super raid questioned by business leadersthat was a about raids, rip offs and write downs, we now know it was also about
State's budget super raid questioned by business leaders
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
that was a about raids, rip offs and write downs, we now know it was also about reckless behaviour," shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said in Parliament on Wednesday. "It is very clear the State Actuary only recommended that the state... Read more
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9d
Brisbane Times
Treasurer to take advice if super scheme goes into deficitthe question, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk called for "last question" to wrap
Treasurer to take advice if super scheme goes into deficit
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
the question, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk called for "last question" to wrap the press conference up. Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said the advice showed there was a 50 per cent chance the fund would go into deficit, meaning it wouldn't be... Read more
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10d
The North West Star
Queensland budget 2016: Labor urged to reconsider asset saleshealth and education, with the government still "repairing the damage" of the N
Queensland budget 2016: Labor urged to reconsider asset sales
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
health and education, with the government still "repairing the damage" of the Newman Government cuts. But shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson called the budget a "failure" that would lead to a shrinking economy. Mr Pitt disagreed, pointing to the... Read more
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10d
Brisbane Times
Labor urged to reconsider asset saleshealth and education, with the government still "repairing the damage" of the N
Labor urged to reconsider asset sales
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
health and education, with the government still "repairing the damage" of the Newman Government cuts. But shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson called the budget a "failure" that would lead to a shrinking economy. Mr Pitt disagreed, pointing to the... Read more
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10d
Brisbane Times
Government advised to take less from super fundis the reckless act of a desperate Government that could end up costing every t
Government advised to take less from super fund
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
is the reckless act of a desperate Government that could end up costing every taxpayer in Queensland," shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said. "Labor has not accepted the Independent State Actuaries advice and is instead taking twice as much as... Read more
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11d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Treasurer Curtis Pitt to reveal plan for superannuation as budget funding sourcehomebuyers grant for 12 months. But the Opposition has dismissed the superannu
Treasurer Curtis Pitt to reveal plan for superannuation as budget funding source
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
homebuyers grant for 12 months. But the Opposition has dismissed the superannuation move as a raid, with shadow treasurer Scott Emerson saying Labor was overspending. "Who's going to pay?" Mr Emerson said.Hope for small business-friendly... Read more
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11d
The Daily Mercury
Tourism to win big in QLD budgetshare and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in reg
Tourism to win big in QLD budget
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
share and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in regional communities," she said. LNP treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the government had gone on a "spending spree" in the lead-up to the Budget. "Labor loves spending... Read more
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11d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Tourism to win big in QLD budgetshare and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in reg
Tourism to win big in QLD budget
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
share and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in regional communities," she said. LNP treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the government had gone on a "spending spree" in the lead-up to the Budget. "Labor loves spending... Read more
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11d
Queensland Times
Tourism to win big in QLD budgetshare and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in reg
Tourism to win big in QLD budget
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
share and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in regional communities," she said. LNP treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the government had gone on a "spending spree" in the lead-up to the Budget. "Labor loves spending... Read more
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11d
The Morning Bulletin
Tourism to win big in QLD budgetshare and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in reg
Tourism to win big in QLD budget
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
share and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in regional communities," she said. LNP treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the government had gone on a "spending spree" in the lead-up to the Budget. "Labor loves spending... Read more
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11d
News Mail
Tourism to win big in QLD budgetshare and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in reg
Tourism to win big in QLD budget
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
share and creates tourism jobs right throughout Queensland, particularly in regional communities," she said. LNP treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the government had gone on a "spending spree" in the lead-up to the Budget. "Labor loves spending... Read more
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12d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Interstate and overseas businesses to be offered incentive to move to Queenslandmarket to attract more tourists here to Queensland."'If there are spending cuts
Interstate and overseas businesses to be offered incentive to move to Queensland
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
market to attract more tourists here to Queensland."'If there are spending cuts, who is going to suffer?' Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said the Government had to come clean with Queenslanders as to how it would fund its promises. "What we've... Read more
12d
The Daily Mercury
QLD politics descends into cartoon battleto fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Le
QLD politics descends into cartoon battle
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
to fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls and Opposition Treasurer Scott Emerson were ignoring technologies of the future and leaving the state in the Stone Age. "What we have in the LNP is... Read more
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12d
Queensland Times
QLD politics descends into cartoon battleto fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Le
QLD politics descends into cartoon battle
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
to fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls and Opposition Treasurer Scott Emerson were ignoring technologies of the future and leaving the state in the Stone Age. "What we have in the LNP is... Read more
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12d
The Morning Bulletin
QLD politics descends into cartoon battleto fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Le
QLD politics descends into cartoon battle
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
to fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls and Opposition Treasurer Scott Emerson were ignoring technologies of the future and leaving the state in the Stone Age. "What we have in the LNP is... Read more
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12d
News Mail
QLD politics descends into cartoon battleto fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Le
QLD politics descends into cartoon battle
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
to fund the government's Advance Queensland project, Mr Pitt said Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls and Opposition Treasurer Scott Emerson were ignoring technologies of the future and leaving the state in the Stone Age. "What we have in the LNP is... Read more
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15d
News.com.au
Qld treasurer criticised for maths errorin revenue in its first year and will be used to fund a $5000 increase to the F
Qld treasurer criticised for maths error
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
in revenue in its first year and will be used to fund a $5000 increase to the First Home Owners Grant. Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said Mr Pitt had grossly underestimated the impact of the surcharge. "His calculations weren't even close -... Read more
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15d
The Courier Mail
Qld treasurer criticised for maths errorin revenue in its first year and will be used to fund a $5000 increase to the F
Qld treasurer criticised for maths error
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
in revenue in its first year and will be used to fund a $5000 increase to the First Home Owners Grant. Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson said Mr Pitt had grossly underestimated the impact of the surcharge. "His calculations weren't even close -... Read more
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15d
Brisbane Times
Qld's property slug for foreigners is 'bad PR', industry saysexpanding the grant to $20,000 for newly constructed properties under $750,000
Qld's property slug for foreigners is 'bad PR', industry says
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
expanding the grant to $20,000 for newly constructed properties under $750,000 for one year. But Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson said it wasn't good enough. "Labor has never seen someone else's money they didn't want to spend and it's... Read more
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15d
The Daily Mercury
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobsweek's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobs
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
week's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs in regional Queensland." Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson criticised the way Mr Pitt had handled the state's finances. Mr Emerson said rising registration fees were... Read more
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15d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobsweek's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobs
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
week's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs in regional Queensland." Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson criticised the way Mr Pitt had handled the state's finances. Mr Emerson said rising registration fees were... Read more
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Queensland Times
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobsweek's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobs
Queensland Times / Posted 15 days ago
week's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs in regional Queensland." Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson criticised the way Mr Pitt had handled the state's finances. Mr Emerson said rising registration fees were... Read more
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15d
The Morning Bulletin
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobsweek's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobs
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
week's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs in regional Queensland." Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson criticised the way Mr Pitt had handled the state's finances. Mr Emerson said rising registration fees were... Read more
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15d
News Mail
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobsweek's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs
Budget to ‘focus’ on regional jobs
News Mail / Posted 15 days ago
week's budget will have a strong focus on regional Queensland and creating jobs in regional Queensland." Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson criticised the way Mr Pitt had handled the state's finances. Mr Emerson said rising registration fees were... Read more
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16d
Northern Star
New home buyers grant to increase in budgetto $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would p
New home buyers grant to increase in budget
Northern Star / Posted 16 days ago
to $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would pay a new 3% surcharge. But Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the foreign investment surcharge was a broken promise and "job destroying". Mr Emerson pointed to... Read more
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16d
Toowoomba Chronicle
New home buyers grant to increase in budgetto $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would p
New home buyers grant to increase in budget
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
to $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would pay a new 3% surcharge. But Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the foreign investment surcharge was a broken promise and "job destroying". Mr Emerson pointed to... Read more
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16d
Queensland Times
New home buyers grant to increase in budgetto $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would p
New home buyers grant to increase in budget
Queensland Times / Posted 16 days ago
to $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would pay a new 3% surcharge. But Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the foreign investment surcharge was a broken promise and "job destroying". Mr Emerson pointed to... Read more
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16d
The Morning Bulletin
New home buyers grant to increase in budgetto $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would p
New home buyers grant to increase in budget
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
to $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would pay a new 3% surcharge. But Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the foreign investment surcharge was a broken promise and "job destroying". Mr Emerson pointed to... Read more
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16d
News Mail
New home buyers grant to increase in budgetto $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would p
New home buyers grant to increase in budget
News Mail / Posted 16 days ago
to $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would pay a new 3% surcharge. But Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the foreign investment surcharge was a broken promise and "job destroying". Mr Emerson pointed to... Read more
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16d
Daily Examiner
New home buyers grant to increase in budgetto $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would p
New home buyers grant to increase in budget
Daily Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
to $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would pay a new 3% surcharge. But Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the foreign investment surcharge was a broken promise and "job destroying". Mr Emerson pointed to... Read more
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16d
The Daily Mercury
New home buyers grant to increase in budgetto $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would p
New home buyers grant to increase in budget
The Daily Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
to $20,000 for newly constructed houses and that foreign home investors would pay a new 3% surcharge. But Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson CORRECT said the foreign investment surcharge was a broken promise and "job destroying". Mr Emerson pointed to... Read more
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16d
Brisbane Times
Signals expert to probe Moreton Bay Rail Linksystem caused the near-$1 billion project to be delayed indefinitely. Photo: Ha
Signals expert to probe Moreton Bay Rail Link
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
system caused the near-$1 billion project to be delayed indefinitely. Photo: Harrison Saragossi Then-transport minister Scott Emerson denied any knowledge of issues being raised. He also said he didn't have any discussions with the department... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Signals expert to probe Qld rail projectpower. QR claimed it raised concerns but was told the chosen system was "signi
Signals expert to probe Qld rail project
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
power. QR claimed it raised concerns but was told the chosen system was "significantly cheaper". Then-transport minister Scott Emerson denied any knowledge of issues being raised. He also said he didn't have any discussions with the department... Read more
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