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...

Minister Follows Stuckey’s Lead on Truancy

15 May 2008 2:41 PMJann Stuckey

15 May 2008

Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey, has welcomed Education Queensland’s sudden interest in addressing truancy after she and others raised concerns of growing truancy issues on the Gold Coast but says more needs to be done.

New truancy guidelines were announced in State Parliament yesterday to assist schools deal with the high instance of students wagging classes.

“I welcome...

Public Works Committee examines Desalination project

14 May 2008 3:32 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

14 May 2008Jann Stuckey, Member for Currumbin, has encouraged interested persons and organisations to make submissions to the State Government’s inquiry into the South East Queensland (Gold Coast) Desalination project.Ms Stuckey said that the inquiry will examine the purpose and necessity of the work, financial aspects of the project and the performance of the constructing authority.The Public...

Safety Upgrade for Tallebudgera Creek Road

13 May 2008 2:43 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

13 May 2008

Work began today on the construction of traffic signals at the Tallebudgera Creek Road and Tallebudgera Connection Road intersection.

Jann Stuckey MP, Member for Currumbin, said the Work will include the installation of traffic signals as well as improved linemarkings and signage.

“The work is expected to take up to six weeks, between 9am and 3pm, with some traffic minor...


8 May 2008 2:53 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

Thursday 8 May 2008

Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey  is calling on the State Government to face up to its responsibilities and fix Currumbin Bar.  Together with VMR (Volunteer Marine Rescue) President Peter Saunders and Fix Currumbin Creek spokesperson Brad Smith she is urging the Government to stop playing with people’s lives and fund a research and development project to find ways to...

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