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Minister for Child Safety and CFMEU speech

My speech today on the Minister for Child Safety's refusal to call out her union masters in the CFMEU: As a mother, I am disgusted to think that another woman would sit in silence while CFMEU thugs make vicious threats of violence and rape against children. What makes that worse is that the woman   Read More

Sexual Violence Awareness Month speech

My speech on Tuesday, 10 October on Sexual Violence Awareness Month:   October is Sexual Violence Awareness Month. As we reflect on this heinous crime and raise awareness of it in the community, it is clear that more needs to be done to shine a light on what is still a hidden scourge.   Read More

Update on the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) on Beechmont Road

From the Department of Transport and Main Roads: Update on the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) on Beechmont Road: In addition to the significant 40 metre section of the outside traffic lane between Tarlington Road and Mirani Street which dropped approximately 0.5 metre,   Read More

Springbrook Road update

From the Department of Transport and Main Roads: Work is progressing to rebuild 18 of the most critically damaged sections on Gold Coast-Springbrook Road. Many of these sections have significant undercuts and some areas are still experiencing rock falls and landslips. While we understand the   Read More

Fentiman uses Bailey smokescreen to hide child safety failings

  Friday, 22 September 2017   Over 60 per cent or 12,829 investigations into suspect abuse did not start within the required timeframes In the last year, 165 children in care were allegedly abused Queenslanders deserve better than a Labor Government more interested in   Read More

This is Ros & Barb’s story ♥️

This is Ros & Barb’s story ♥️                       BY THE RED HEART CAMPAIGN | PUBLISHED NOV 06 2016 “Queensland State Member for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates’ father subjected Ros, her two sisters and her   Read More

LNP calls for greater awareness of sexual violence in regional communities

Thursday, 21 September 2017 · 971 sex crimes reported on the Darling Downs since 2015 · October is sexual violence awareness month across Queensland · Labor silent of tackling sexual violence in the community On the eve of sexual violence awareness month LNP Shadow Minister for Women Ros   Read More

Media Statement: LNP Shadow Minister for Child Safety Ros Bates

Thursday, 21 September 2017 Only two weeks after Labor handed down three glossy reports that were six months late, a further child safety crisis has been exposed. Nothing has changed and the crisis in child safety under Annasatica Palaszczuk and Labor is as bad as ever. How this alleged   Read More

Record number of Darling Downs offenders ignore domestic violence orders

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 · Record 964 offenders on the Darling Downs breached domestic violence orders in 2016/17 · 30 percent increase in the number of offenders breaching orders than two years ago · Labor continues to fail domestic violence victims A record 964 Darling Downs offenders   Read More

Record number of Gold Coast domestic violence offenders ignore orders

Record number of Gold Coast domestic violence offenders ignore orders Tuesday, 19 September 2017 Record 810 offenders in Bonney breached domestic violence orders in 2016/17 Almost double the number of offenders are breaching orders than two years ago Labor continues to fail   Read More

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