Labor votes against public child sex offender register

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has denied parents the ability to identify child sex offenders living in their neighbourhood. The LNP tonight called for Labor to support its plan for major child-safety reforms, which would have also empowered parents to check the background of anyone who has   Read More

Gold Coast–Springbrook Road open

The 10-kilometre closed section of Gold Coast-Springbrook Road re-opened to traffic at 6am this morning.   Motorists are asked to drive with caution as workers are still in the area completing minor finishing works.  Stop/go traffic control may also be intermittently in place   Read More

LNP demands Gold Coast gets its cops back

LNP Shadow Police Minister Trevor Watts has demanded the Palaszczuk Labor Government restores the 44 police officers it has cut from the Gold Coast as crime in the region soars. Mr Watts was joined by Shadow Attorney-General David Janetzki and LNP Member for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates at Nerang Police   Read More

The Mason Jett Lee Laws – The LNP’s plan for Australia’s toughest child killer laws

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has vowed to introduce Australia's toughest punishment for child killers if her party wins the next state election. Ms Frecklington said she was determined to bring penalties into line with community expectations after the killer of toddler Mason Jett Lee was jailed   Read More

Report spells end of Independent Public Schools

Today’s report on Queensland’s Independent Public Schools shows they are destined for the scrapheap under Annastacia Palaszczuk, the LNP has warned. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said the report’s conclusions explained why Labor had kept the document under wraps for months. “The release of this   Read More

Premier’s lies over unions in schools exposed

Annastacia Palaszczuk is lying to Queensland parents over a plan to allow unions into state school classrooms, the LNP said today. The Premier has repeatedly denied that the Queensland Council of Unions had requested access to schools from the State Government to run ‘education’ programs. But   Read More

State Budget too little too late for Mudgeeraba

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP says today’s State Budget proves the Palaszczuk-Labor Government are playing catch up announcing infrastructure funding that has been on the table for 13 years. Labor’s announced upgrade of the M1; including $70 million for an extra lane from Mudgeeraba to   Read More

Only the LNP will take real action against domestic violence

LNP will introduce a tough new five-point plan to take real action against domestic violence Only the LNP is serious about addressing domestic violence, after introducing tough new bail and parole laws for domestic violence offenders in early 2017 Only the LNP will better support   Read More

LNP commits to building a Second M1 to bust Pacific Motorway gridlock

The LNP will build the Second M1 to bust congestion on the Pacific Motorway, getting Gold Coasters home safer and sooner LNP commits $250 million towards $500 million new four-lane arterial between Nerang and Stapylton in partnership with the Federal Government Only the LNP will build the   Read More

Fight to clean up Mudgeeraba Creek

The LNP has committed $50,000 to restoring Mudgeeraba Creek in the Gold Coast hinterland for the benefit of local residents if elected. Member for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates said the local area would benefit from an enhanced environment for the community to enjoy. “The poor state of Mudgeeraba Creek   Read More