Queensland loses 22,186 jobs
Weak employment figures released today highlighted the need to do everything possible to save and create jobs in the aftermath of the devastating floods and cyclones, the State Opposition said today.

Labor backflips on new pool safety laws
Shadow Minister for Fair Trading Jann Stuckey MP said Labor were compromising children’s safety by postponing their own pool safety laws.

Qld lags in full-time jobs
Queensland continued to lag other states in full-time job creation, highlighting the need to do everything to save and create jobs in the flood and cyclone aftermath, the Opposition said today.

Stuckey Warns of Costly and Shonky Pool Inspectors
The State Opposition today urged pool owners to be wary of overpriced and unauthorised pool fence inspectors.

Labor neglect leaves volunteers exposed
Labor’s lip-service to occupational health and safety concerns had put volunteers’ health at risk, the LNP said today.

Use a face mask in the clean-up
HOMEOWNERS and volunteers have been urged to wear face masks to minimise potential asbestos risks during the flood clean-up.

Employment data highlights job ahead
Poor employment figures released yesterday highlighted the need to do everything possible to save and create jobs in the aftermath of the flood crisis, the State Opposition said today.

Unions must give $385,000 QR fine to workers not Labor
The State Opposition has challenged union bosses to guarantee the reduced fine of $385,000 imposed on Queensland Rail goes into workers pockets and not into Labor’s coffers to help re-elect Anna Bligh and her toxic Government.

Blowouts put Workers’ Comp at risk
HUGE blowouts in payments were putting Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme at risk of collapsing, the State Opposition warned today.

Queensland retailers continue to struggle
Cost of living has gone up and retail sales have gone down, the State Opposition said today.

Probe needed into union funding
SERIOUS allegations of dodgy campaign funding in the Transport Workers Union elections deserved a full and transparent investigation, the State Opposition said today.

LNP celebrates Queensland women in politics
On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day the LNP today celebrated women’s achievements.