Katter’s Australian Party Candidate for Cook Lachlan Bensted said he is mortified that a Queensland Government report calls for the Queens Birthday Public Holiday to be moved from June to October.
The Queensland State Leader of The Australian Party, Aidan McLindon along with Federal Leader Bob Katter announced the Party’s policy increasing the payroll tax free threshold in Queensland to $2 million in order to position Queensland’s economy for strong growth.
Katter’s Australian Party candidate for Barron River Brendan Fitzgerald says the success of the Lollipop School Crossing Supervisor Scheme proves the concept should be taken further to include not-for-profit groups with responsibilities to children such as the SLQ Nippers and other sporting clubs.
Alan Jones yesterday addressed the National Press Club, slamming the coal seam gas policies of the Liberal and Labor parties, which he said were locked together and would turn Australia’s agricultural land into an industrial wasteland.
The Cairns Entertainment Precinct (CEP) has a funding requirement of State Government that Council completes a Project Assurance Framework (PAF) for the proposed Cairns Entertainment Precinct (CEP). A component of the PAF is the Preliminary Evaluation (PE) which assesses the priority and affordability of the project options and the strategic decision of whether or not to progress the project.
Australian Party Candidate for Barron River Brendan Fitzgerald says a Carbon Tax will add millions of dollars to the cost of Bruce Highway upgrades to the point of pushing some much needed projects on to the Carbon Tax back burner.
The Australian Party candidate for Barron River Brendan Fitzgerald says the budget handed down by the State Treasurer Andrew Fraser this week has no new State road funding beyond $27 million dollars and proves that the Queensland Government is not serious about disaster proofing this extremely vulnerable region. A co-contribution of $25 million was also allocated to the joint State and Federal funded Cardwell Range realignment but other than that Far North Queensland gets the leftovers again.” He said.