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Vital LNP DV bill passes parliament to help victims

· LNP laws pass State Parliament to protect victims of domestic violence and their children · Laws toughen bail rules for DV offenders, introduced urgent appeal rights for victims and see offenders fitted with GPS tracking devices · Labor votes against key DV bail alert measures which would see   Read More

Will Labor MPs play politics with lives of DV victims?

· Landmark laws to protect victims of domestic violence and their children to be debated in State Parliament today · Laws would abolish automatic bail for offenders, introduce alert system if offender set to be released and see offenders fitted with GPS tracking devices · Labor and cross-bench MPs   Read More

Labor abandons domestic violence victims

· Labor members on Legal Affairs Committee refuse to support LNP’s strengthened domestic violence laws · Almost 23,000 breaches of domestic violence protection orders under Labor’s watch during 2015/2016 · Labor is playing politics with the lives and future of domestic violence victims · LNP laws   Read More

Another child dies while waiting for child safety to call

Another child dies while waiting for child safety to call Friday 10 March, 2017 Six-month-old baby dies after over-worked child safety officers fail to respond in time to reports he was in danger Latest tragic death confirms Palaszczuk Government has not made changes to the child   Read More

LNP outlines plan to Build a Better Queensland

LNP outlines plan to Build a Better Queensland Tuesday 7 March, 2017 LNP Leader Tim Nicholls outlines LNP’s plan to Build a Better Queensland at Queensland Media Club address today A future LNP Government will create jobs, build stronger families, deliver infrastructure, provide safe and   Read More

Statement from Ros Bates Shadow Minister for Child Safety

What we have seen today is further confirmation Labor’s child safety system is broken. Throwing money at a new IT system won’t fix anything. Labor is spending $6 million on an IT system when all they need to do is pick up the phone and actually work together. Instead these resources could be   Read More

Caboolture families to walk for Mason demanding answers

. Caboolture families join forces in Saturday's Walk for Mason in memory of toddler Mason Jett Lee . Saturday's Walk for Mason starts at 10am Saturday 18 February at Apex Park for a 20 minute walk, followed by a Talk for Mason from 11am at Apex Park to gather for a free sausage sizzle and drinks .   Read More

LNP continues fight for domestic violence victim

· LNP Opposition proud to introduce tough new laws to fight against the scourge of domestic violence · Five key reforms including reversing the onus of proof for bail in domestic violence incidents, DV alert systems and GPS tracking devices · While Labor does nothing, the LNP’s laws will ensure   Read More

LNP gives power back to domestic violence victims

· LNP Bill will introduce immediate appeal rights to the bail application process, meaning bail decisions will be stayed for up to three business days and referred to a higher court for review · LNP Bill will allow GPS trackers to be fitted to an alleged offender as a bail condition by the court to   Read More

Shadow Child Safety Minister Ros Bates discussing the Government’s failure to release the Mason Lee report

Shadow Child Safety Minister Ros Bates discussing the Government’s failure to release the Mason Lee report: No words can describe Labor's shameful acts of secrecy around the reviews into child safety's handling of Mason Jet Lee before his tragic death. Seven months have passed since the young   Read More

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