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LNP to scrap Labor’s $2300 Grey Nomad Tax

An LNP Government will create jobs and boost Queensland tourism by repealing Labor’s heartless Grey Nomad Tax. Scrapping Annastacia Palaszczuk and Jackie Trad’s tax on campervans will save Queensland buyers an average of $2,300. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said ditching the tax would save seniors money, encourage more drive tourism in Queensland and support local […]

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Lift-off for space launch site and jobs under LNP

An LNP Government will unleash the space industry in Queensland and create hundreds of jobs by building a rocket launch site near Abbot Point, North Queensland. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington said the $15 million investment to construct a government-owned orbital rocket launch site would provide 300 jobs – 100 jobs in construction and 200 secure […]

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Labor delivers more jobs pain for the Sunshine Coast

On the back of shocking unemployment figures last week which showed Queensland had the second worst unemployment rate in the nation, the latest regional data released today revealed 12,100 locals on the Sunshine Coast are unemployed. Queensland’s unemployment rate of 7.5 per cent was worse than Victoria, which is in Stage 4 lockdown. Across the […]

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Bleijie pledges $200k for local lifesavers

Member for Kawana Jarrod Bleijie has pledged that the Kawana Waters Surf Lifesaving Club will be upgraded to the tune of $200,000 if the LNP are elected at the upcoming state election. “At 10km in length, Kawana has one of the longest open beaches on the Sunshine Coast which is why I have been fighting […]

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LNP to fix Caloundra’s biggest bottleneck

The LNP will bust congestion at one of the Sunshine Coast’s biggest bottlenecks and create new jobs for local workers if it wins the next state election. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington visited Caloundra today to announce a $15m funding commitment to fix the Caloundra Road – Nicklin Way roundabout. It’s the second major LNP project […]

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Community Awards to Recognise Volunteers

Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, has called on the Sunshine Coast community to help recognise hard-working volunteers by nominating them for the tenth annual Kawana Electorate Queensland Day Community Awards. Mr Bleijie said the Kawana Electorate Community Awards, now in its tenth year, provides an opportunity to acknowledge and pay tribute to the thousands of […]

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LNP will deliver Sunshine Coast Stadium expansion

Sunshine Coast footy fans prayers’ have been answered with confirmation today that a future LNP Government will commit $20 million funding for an expansion of Sunshine Coast Stadium. LNP Deputy Leader Tim Mander made the announcement alongside LNP Member for Kawana Jarrod Bleijie and Melbourne Storm under 19’s players today. Mr Mander, a two time […]

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Consultation needed on Mass Transit Project

Pressure is mounting on the Sunshine Coast Council to commit to public consultation of its Mass Transit Project before proceeding to the Detailed Business Case stage of the process. Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, said he was concerned that the community had not been consulted for over six years about the project, well before the […]

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LNP will trap online predators before they strike

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has vowed to give Queensland police new powers to prosecute pedophiles who use the internet to groom children for sexual abuse. Ms Frecklington said the laws would be based on South Australia’s Carly’s Law – introduced after 15-year-old Carly Ryan was raped and murdered by a 50-year-old pedophile who had posed […]

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LNP’s plan to crack down on youth crime

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 LNP Leader Deb Frecklington today announced a comprehensive plan to crack down on youth crime and protect the public. Ms Frecklington said she was determined to make Queensland communities more safe and secure for families if her party wins the next election. An LNP Government will implement tougher laws, monitor youth […]