Speeches

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...

Private Member’s Statement

Drought Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (2.06 pm): As noted on my register of interest, I declare I have an individually droughted property declaration. It is a disgrace that the Premier and agriculture minister will not own up to the government’s drought cuts. Yesterday I...

Innovation, Tourism Development and Environment Committee

Report, Motion to Take Note Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (3.15 pm): I rise to speak on the report titled Examination of Auditor-General Report No. 7: 2018-19—Conserving threatened species. This report highlights the gap between stark reality and the government’s...

Summary Offences and Other Legislation Amendment Bill

Mr PERRETT (Gympie—LNP) (12.17 pm): I rise to speak on the Summary Offences and Other Legislation Amendment Bill. The increasing trend of militant and aggressive activism is the ugly side of the right to protest. Commentators may praise schoolchildren who miss school...