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Preventative health cut despite obesity crisis

The Palaszczuk Labor Government should reverse its cuts to preventative health spending if it is serious about combatting obesity, LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said today. The 2018 Health of Queenslanders report has revealed that almost 60 per cent of Queenslanders are classified as overweight or   Read More

Public health system in crisis under Labor

Today’s AMA report card on major Brisbane hospitals is another damning indictment on the state of our public health system under Annastacia Palaszczuk. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said Queensland’s public health system was lurching from crisis to crisis. “While Labor focuses on wasting   Read More

Last & Bates apply the heat for ICE treatment

LNP Member for Burdekin Dale Last and LNP Shadow Minister for Health & Ambulance Services, Ros Bates, have called on the Palaszczuk Labor Government to get serious on providing rehabilitation services in North Queensland. With demand for treatment for ICE addicts far outstripping supply,   Read More

Palaszczuk Government referred to Crime and Corruption Commission

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said after a week of lies, scandals and claims of serious vote rigging that it was time the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) undertook a full investigation of the Palaszczuk Government’s Lady Cilento scandal. Ms Frecklington has written to the CCC saying the LNP   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

Labor Minister’s health failures a mile long

The LNP has called on Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to sack the Labor Health Minister following a series of disastrous policy failures. LNP Shadow Health Minister Ros Bates condemned Health Minister Steven Miles’ shocking record in Parliament today and warned the health of Queenslanders was too   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

Report reveals coronial system failures

A damning Auditor-General report has described Queensland’s coronial system as being under stress, with increased delays and backlogs and inadequate support for grieving families. LNP Shadow Attorney-General David Janetzki said that despite repeated warnings, Labor were ignoring desperate pleas   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

Labor’s hollow promise to Mackay patients

The Palaszczuk Labor Government must explain why the delivery of a new mental health unit promised for Mackay before the last election has been delayed by 12 months. Last October – just two days before the state election was called – then Health Minister Cameron Dick said the new mental health   Read More

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