Petition to Oppose Recreational Snapper Tax

23 Dec 2010 3:47 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

23 December 2010

Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey MP has informed recreational fishers there is a petition available opposing the introduction of further permit or licence fees for snapper fishing in Queensland.

“The Labor Government has recently announced it is considering introducing recreational fishing permits for snapper and other rocky reef fish species,” said Ms Stuckey.

“As a...

Unions must give $385,000 QR fine to workers not Labor

17 Dec 2010 10:47 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

16 December 2010

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.

Shadow Industrial Relations Minister Jann Stuckey welcomed the Federal Court ruling but warned unions not to use the financial windfall to help...

Blowouts put Workers’ Comp at risk

8 Dec 2010 2:43 PMJann Stuckey

8 December 2010

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

LNP Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Jann Stuckey said the Q-Comp’s annual statistical report tabled this morning was a real worry – highlighting that total worker’ compensation payments increased by an unsustainable 13.6 per...

New pool fence laws cause hip pocket pain

3 Dec 2010 10:18 AMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

3 December 2010

Complying with the Bligh Labor government’s new pool safety laws would substantially impact on pool owners already hurting from Bligh and Labor’s financial mismanagement, Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey said today.  

“My office has already been inundated with complaints from local residents frustrated by their failure to get answers from the government department...

Queensland retailers continue to struggle

2 Dec 2010 4:29 PMJann StuckeyFair Trading and IR

2 December 2010Cost of living has gone up and retail sales have gone down, the State Opposition said today.ABS data released today proved Queensland has become the most expensive state in which to live with consumer spending down compared to other States.“Queensland’s retail growth was almost stagnant in contrast to other States and in seasonally adjusted terms, had in fact retracted from previous...

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