QFF Eager to Get to Work with Ministers

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The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has congratulated all newly sworn in Ministers appointed to the new 18-member State Cabinet and says it’s eager to get moving on working with them. President Stuart Armitage says there’s seven key portfolios that QFF will target during the next term in … [Read more...]

New Energy Initiatives

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The State Government has announced a new suite of measures as part of its Affordable Energy Plan, including removing a restriction on regional electricity customers going back to Ergon Energy. The energy saving initiatives are being rolled out this week by the Queensland Government ahead of the … [Read more...]

Tougher Gun Laws on the Way

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The State Government will restrict access to high capacity lever action shotguns in a move that it says will strengthen Australia’s National Firearms Agreement. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the decision would improve public safety while ensuring farmers still had access to the weapons … [Read more...]

Acting Ministerial Arrangements

Mark Bailey MP

Two Ministers will share responsibilities for Energy, Water Supply, Biofuels, Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports following the Premiers’ decision to stand Mark Bailey side as a Minister overnight. Treasurer, Trade and Investment Minister Curtis Pitt will also be Acting Minister for Energy, … [Read more...]

Locals called to Tender

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The Government is calling on south west Queensland companies to tender to design and construct two residences at the Currawinya National Park at Hungerford near the Queensland/New South Wales border. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni says he’s keen to see the job go to local … [Read more...]