Bates slams union inaction on nursing assaults

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has slammed the Queensland Nurses’ Union and the Labor Government after it was revealed there had been a 36 per cent increase in the number of health staff being kicked, hit and injured from 2014 to 2015. Ms Bates, a registered nurse, said she was appalled that   Read More

Bates questions Minister on safety at Mudgeeraba Creek State School

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has continued to pressure the Labor Government on the issue of student safety at Mudgeeraba Creek State School. Ms Bates, who secured a commitment from the former LNP Government to deliver flashing school zone lights for Mudgeeraba Creek State School on Gold   Read More

Bates questions Minister on safety at Mudgeeraba Special School

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has continued to pressure the Labor Government on the issue of student safety at Mudgeeraba Special School. Ms Bates, who secured a commitment from the former LNP Government to deliver flashing school zone lights for Mudgeeraba Special School on School Street,   Read More

Bates launches petition to secure Police Beat upgrade for Robina

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has launched a grassroots petition to pressure the Labor Government to deliver an upgraded Police Beat for the Robina area. Ms Bates, a registered nurse who recently accompanied staff during a shift at Robina Hospital, raised concerns about involuntary mental   Read More

Bates launches petition for a Police Beat at Gold Coast University Hospital

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has launched a grassroots petition to pressure the Labor Government to deliver a dedicated 24 hour Police Beat at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH). Ms Bates, a registered nurse who recently accompanied staff during a shift at GCUH, raised concerns about   Read More

Bates questions Minister on Numinbah Valley hooning

  Bates questions Minister on Numinbah Valley hooning Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has continued to pressure the Labor Government on the issue of hooning in the Numinbah Valley after nine months of inaction. Ms Bates, who had secured a $300,000 commitment from the former LNP   Read More

Bates demands better security at Gold Coast hospitals

  Member for Mudgeeraba Ros Bates has written to Health Minister Cameron Dick to request that urgent action be taken to address safety concerns at the Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital. In her letter, Ms Bates drew the Minister’s attention to her experience during shifts   Read More

Bates calls for tighter security at GCUH

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has called on the Labor Government to dramatically increase the Police and security presence at the Gold Coast University Hospital following concerns over the number of “Code Black” security incidents. Ms Bates, a registered nurse of over 30 years’ experience   Read More

Bates praises Robina State High School

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has praised staff at Robina State High School for their proactive approach to securing the safety of students. Following recent reports of security concerns arising from Robina Hospital, Ms Bates has backed her local school as working hard in tough   Read More

Labor stalls Springbrook renewal

Member for Mudgeeraba, Ros Bates MP has slammed the Labor Government for standing in the way of the revitalisation of Springbrook Mountain Manor, accusing them of deliberately stalling investment in the hinterland community. In a press release on the 31 July 2015 the Labor Minister for National   Read More