Speeches

Motion – Queensland Floods

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.25 pm): The Gympie floods were a catastrophe. That is the official designation from the Insurance Council. It was Gympie’s second-worst flood in recorded history. In some parts it was the second flood this year. Some areas were still...

Police Legislation (Efficiencies And Effectiveness) Amendment Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (3.31 pm): I rise to speak on the Police Legislation (Efficiencies and Effectiveness) Amendment Bill. The bill’s policy objectives are to improve the delivery of policing services, increase productivity and free up valuable time for the front...

Private Members’ Statement – Integrity in Government

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.48 pm): The Premier claims she was unaware Professor Peter Coaldrake had donated to the Labor Party. The Premier might be unaware, but several ministers should have been aware. The agricultural minister was aware. Several Labor backbenchers...

Private Members’ Statement – Timber Industry

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.44 pm): A severe timber supply crisis is crippling the construction industry. This crisis has driven up the cost of raw timber supplies by over 100 per cent, created lengthy delays in the supply of timber and timber products, and...

Brisbane Olympic And Paralympic Games Arrangements Bill 2021

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (3.29 pm): I rise to speak on the Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games Arrangements Bill 2021. The primary policy objectives of this bill are to establish the Brisbane Organising Committee for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games and to...