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Private Member’s Statement

Agriculture Industry, Labour; Timber Industry Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.00 pm): There is a growing gap between farm labour supply and demand. I have met farmers and representative groups from across the state, including: Ayr, Bowen, Scenic Rim and Lockyer Valley. I...

Roads Are Below Standard for a Major Tourist Destination

Tin Can Bay and Rainbow Beach roads are below standard for such a major tourist destination. It’s a popular spot, a premier destination in Queensland. The majority of people travelling to Fraser Island access it through Rainbow Beach. It’s becoming particularly busy...

Call for More Police to Service the Mary Valley

The Mary Valley is a growing region. It’s increasing popularity has seen people moving in, significant investment, and crowds of tourists visiting the region. According to the 2016 census the local population has grown to almost 6,500 and even more if you count...

Planning for New School Should Start Now

Gympie is experiencing high growth. Growth is putting pressure on local infrastructure and services including our schools. I receive regular feedback about Gympie public schools, including high schools, and concerns about school sizes. Our three wonderful private...