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Seafood Industry Needs Coronavirus Assistance Plan

The LNP has called on the Labor Government to deliver an assistance package for Queensland’s commercial fishing industry as the coronavirus threatens to deal a major economic blow. LNP Shadow Minister for Fisheries Tony Perrett said Queensland jobs were at risk after...

Regions Get No Say and No Respect From Labor

Labor has combined contempt for both democracy and regional Queensland in a disgraceful week in Parliament, LNP Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett said today. Mr Perrett said Labor began the sitting with an attempt to ram through the lowering of the Paradise Dam...

Labor Axes Agriculture Colleges From Legislation

The Palaszczuk Labor Government is hammering the final nail in the coffin for the state’s agriculture colleges in Parliament today. Labor is repealing the Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges Act 2005, which removes the educational pathway from legislation. LNP...

Labor Rejects Review of Dud Dairy Contract

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has voted to allow a multinational corporation to keep a Queensland Health supply contract – just hours after it axed 47 Queensland workers. The LNP moved a motion in Parliament today calling on Labor to review its decision to award the...

French-owned dairy axes Queensland jobs

LNP Shadow Agriculture Minister Tony Perrett has condemned the decision of the French-owned food giant Lactalis to close down its Rockhampton factory and scale back production at its South Brisbane site. “Lactalis is the foreign-owned company that was awarded a...