Speeches

Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee

Report, Motion to Take Note Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (3.32 pm): I rise to speak on the Examination of Queensland Audit Office report 5: 2018-19: Follow-up of bushfire prevention and preparedness. This report looks at a 2018 QAO report that examined the progress of...

Adjournment – Gympie Electorate, Australia Day Awards

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (7.00 pm): The Gympie community punches above its weight when it comes to volunteering and giving back to our community. Just how deep the commitment of many locals is was brought home on Australia Day. Three of our own—Marlene Owens, Chris...

Agriculture and Other Legislation Amemdment Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (4.09 pm): I rise to speak to the Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill. This omnibus bill sprawls across 18 acts and four regulations. It covers a wide range of issues regarding risks posed by animal activists and extremists,...

MOTION

Maleny Dairies Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (5.10 pm): I rise to support the motion moved by the member for Glass House. Queensland dairy farmers are hurting. A dairy farmer leaves the industry approximately every five to seven days. Today there are just over 300 dairy...

Matter of Public Interest

Shark Control Program, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.35 pm): I congratulate Minister Furner and the Labor Party for finally adopting in principle the LNP’s SMART drumline policy, designed to keep Queenslanders safe. In the end, the right...