Police Keep Watch on Bridge Jumping

15 Jul 2008 12:57 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

15 July 2008

Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey MP, has finally received a response from the Police Minister to a petition tabled in Parliament on April 15 in relation to the need for laws or provisions to combat the jumping from Gold Coast bridges into its waterways.

“The petition called on the Government to provide relevant means to enforce the safe use of waterways and to urgently...

Bullying Escalates While Government Passes Buck

8 Jul 2008 3:48 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

8 July 2008Jann Stuckey, Member for Currumbin is once again calling on the Queensland Government to stop passing the buck and urgently address the increasing incidence of bullying and truancy on the Gold Coast.“Recent reports disclosed the fact that more than 14,000 students were suspended for ‘physical misconduct’ in 2006-07, an increase of a disturbing 15 per cent since 2005-06*,” Ms Stuckey...

$1.02 million for concept planning of Bilinga interchange

27 Jun 2008 2:27 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

27 June 2008

Jann Stuckey Member for Currumbin has welcomed the announcement of $1.02 million funding towards the upgrade of the Bilinga interchange.

“This funding is for concept planning of the upgrade to the Bilinga interchange on the Gold Coast Highway, with the initial planning of this project already underway,” Ms Stuckey said.

“Upgrading this interchange will allow safer and more...

Protestors Force Energex Into Action Over Powerlines

4 Jun 2008 2:33 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

4 June 2008

Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey met with angry local residents protesting outside State Parliament yesterday after tabling a petition of almost 4,000 signatures calling on the Bligh Government to intervene in plans to construct high voltage powerlines through their suburbs.

“This petition sent a strong message to the Government which resulted in a delegation of protestors...

Taskforce Proposes Truancy Solutions

30 May 2008 2:37 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

May 30 2008As a result of student absenteeism a taskforce was set up to tackle the issue last month.At the second taskforce meeting on Wednesday 28 May, local stakeholders all agreed to explore the idea of a ‘Parent Information Kit’ as well as a call for uniformity in attendance management systems in schools.“Since our first meeting and subsequent media coverage the Education Minister quickly came...

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