Media Releases

Animal Welfare Disaster Looming Without State Help

Queensland’s wildlife exhibitors and zoos are facing an economic and animal welfare disaster as a result of the COVID-19 lockdowns. Wildlife operators and zoos have been financially struggling to keep their animals fed and cared for due to the lack of income from...

Charter Boat Fishing Industry Needs Lifeline

The Palaszczuk Labor Government needs to step up and help the hundreds of Queensland charter fishing businesses struggling to stay afloat in the COVID-19 lockdown. LNP Shadow Fisheries Minister Tony Perrett said charter businesses were still having to pay license fees...

It’s a Different Type of Busy

Even though the front door is closed we are still open for operation. It’s been business as usual, however under constrained conditions. The office has been very busy fielding a constant and steady stream of inquiries as constituents are trying to navigate their way...

LNP Pressure Delivers for Farmers Needing Firearms for Job

A campaign by farmers backed by the LNP to reverse Labor’s unnecessary closure of essential licensed armourers and dealers during the COVID-19 health crisis has been successful. LNP Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Tony Perrett said intense pressure...

Palaszczuk Misses the Boat With Support for Fishers

Hundreds of Queensland commercial fishing families are still having to pay Labor’s taxes and charges despite demand and revenue within the industry collapsing, as a result of Coronavirus. LNP Shadow Minister for Fisheries Tony Perrett said that the Palaszczuk Labor...