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Appropriation (Parliament) Bill

APPROPRIATION BILL Consideration in Detail (Cognate Debate) Appropriation Bill Economics and Governance Committee, Report Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (3.56 pm): I rise to speak on the estimates report of the State Development and Regional Industries Committee. During...

Fraser Island Fires Show A Failure Of Government Policies

It’s a failure of government policy. The government has been trying to blame the broader public when the reality is a fire won’t burn without fuel. It needs something to burn. It’s not new to light a fire. It’s a natural thing for people to do – to set up a campfire...

Planning Should Start Now On Tin Can Bay Road Overtaking Lanes

The Minister should be aware of this issue. I keep bringing it to his attention. I have raised it numerous times in correspondence, questions in the Parliament, and in Parliamentary speeches. There is no way the Minister doesn’t know how much the community is...

34 Years Is Too Long Without An Update

It’s not good enough that it has been 34 years since our public bus system was last updated. The Minister needs to explain why. Excuses about lack of interest are just that – excuses. How would they know if they haven’t updated it? A lot has changed in Gympie over...

Frustration With Covid Restrictions

I am fully vaccinated. I can understand how frustrated people are with the inconsistent and sometimes hypocritical positions of the State Government. Never once has the Premier released the health advice. I am constantly receiving representations from people...