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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 […]

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LNP to bust congestion with free senior and student travel

Seniors on the Sunshine Coast will be entitled to free off-peak travel on local trains if the LNP wins the next state election on October 31. LNP Member for Kawana Jarrod Bleijie said free off-peak fares for seniors using the Citytrain network was part of the party’s bold plan to bust congestion across South-East Queensland. […]

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Ratepayers want kerbside collection

With travel restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 crisis, many in the community have been confined to home and unable to travel to the rubbish tip to dispose of unwanted recyclables. Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, is leading the call requesting the Sunshine Coast Council provide a kerbside collection service for ratepayers whilst COVID-19 […]

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Air-con backflip a win for kids – and the LNP

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has welcomed the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s decision to finally adopt the LNP’s policy of air-conditioning every state school in Queensland. The stunning backflip came after the Palaszczuk Labor Government spent the last two years attacking the LNP’s air-conditioning commitment. “This is a big win for the LNP, but most importantly it’s […]

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Premier thinks Sunny Coast not humid enough for air con

The first term back to school in 2020 has already been a scorcher for thousands of Sunshine Coast kids, with temperatures soaring towards 40 degrees in classrooms. Shadow Minister for Education and Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, said teachers and students on the Sunshine Coast had been suffering in hot classrooms for too long. “Currently […]

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No reprieve for hot box classrooms under Labor

The first day of term four is set to be a scorcher for thousands of Sunshine Coast kids, as temperatures soar towards 40 degrees today. Shadow Minister for Education and Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, said teachers and students on the Sunshine Coast had been suffering in hot classrooms for too long. “Currently there are […]

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Crime spiralling out of control under Labor

Recent Queensland police statistics confirm that crime on the Sunshine Coast is out of control under the Palaszczuk Labor Government. The 2017-18 QPS Annual Statistical Review shows that since Labor took office in 2015, crime has exploded.* • Robbery is up 53% • Car theft and hooning (unlawful use of a motor vehicle) is up […]

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Queensland kids set to be cool under LNP plan

Queensland kids are set to be cooler under a Liberal National Party plan to air-condition every state school classroom in Queensland. Shadow Minister for Education and Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, said kids and teachers on the Sunshine Coast had been suffering in hot classrooms for too long. “Currently there are children and teachers sweltering […]

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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 eighth annual Kawana Electorate Community Awards. Mr Bleijie said the Kawana Electorate Community Awards, now in its eighth year, provides an opportunity to acknowledge and pay tribute to the thousands of local volunteers […]

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Neighbourhood Watch crippled under Palaszczuk

Thursday, 8th March 2018 Community crime-fighting on the Sunshine Coast will be crippled by the Palaszczuk government’s massive 85 per cent cut in funding for Neighbourhood Watch (NHW). Member for Kawana, Jarrod Bleijie, received a letter yesterday from a Sunshine Coast representative of the NHW Community Advisory Committee, who expressed extreme concern that the Palaszczuk […]