Sunday March 29, 2020

‘I want to thank Queenslanders for voting over the past few weeks under difficult circumstances.

‘The results of these elections will not be known until all the votes are counted, including the many postal votes.

‘It is clear many people didn’t want to risk voting because they were anxious about catching coronavirus.

‘I am calling on the Palaszczuk Labor Government to respond to this in two ways.

‘Firstly, anyone who didn’t vote should not be fined.

‘Secondly, the ECQ should start preparing so the state election in October can be conducted using a full postal vote.

‘People shouldn’t be worried about their health when they vote.

‘Postal votes are safer than attending a polling booth.’

State News

Queensland’s social housing shame unveiled

The Opposition is demanding the Queensland Government explain why it has spent less on social housing than any other State or Territory, for the second year in a row, this is truly Queensland’s social housing shame.

The damning findings were revealed in a Productivity Commission report this week.

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Palaszczuk Government must put a stop to its patients’ tax

The Palaszczuk Government’s new Patients’ Tax will add further pressure to the Health Crisis and Queenslanders struggling with the cost of living.

The Treasurer’s new tax was dropped on the eve of Christmas without any consultation or modelling when the Queensland Revenue Office unveiled a new public ruling.

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Palaszczuk Government’s integrity fail

On the eve of 200 days since the Coaldrake Review Recommendations were handed down, the Opposition is demanding the Palaszczuk Government explain why it has failed to implement key integrity measures.

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