Labor closes Queensland for business

28 Oct 2015 11:07 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has been left red-faced after it was revealed that a phone number listed on its Tourism Investment Attraction Unit (TIAU) website had been disconnected for months.

Minister Kate Jones only became aware of the embarrassing blunder after Shadow Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey questioned her about it in Parliament yesterday.

Ms Jones subsequently asked her...

Labor won’t rule out Country Racing cuts

28 Oct 2015 10:52 AMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

Racing Minister Bill Byrne has reaffirmed Queensland country racing has a gloomy future under Labor after failing to rule out funding cuts to the industry.

Shadow Racing Minister Jann Stuckey said an inexperienced Labor Government and Minister who fostered a culture of fear and uncertainty threatened the lifeblood of rural and regional communities across the state.

“When asked in...

QLD racing industry turned on its ear by Labor

27 Oct 2015 10:48 AMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

Queensland’s racing industry is being held back by a Palaszczuk Labor Government with no plan.

Shadow Racing Minister Jann Stuckey said all Labor had done since being elected was turn the industry on its ear and create an environment of fear, intimidation and stagnation across all three racing codes – thoroughbreds, harness and greyhounds.

“The Palaszczuk Government’s handling of the live...

Clock ticking on funding for V8 Supercars

23 Oct 2015 10:20 AMJann StuckeyNews, Sport

Shadow Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey has called on the Palaszczuk Government to commit to future funding for the V8 Supercars and to provide certainty for the Gold Coast’s tourism industry.

Ms Stuckey said without a firm commitment from Labor concerns would be aired regarding this popular event’s future.

“V8 Supercars on the Gold Coast is the biggest event on the...

Palm Beach Master Plan a missed opportunity

15 Oct 2015 11:40 AMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey has called on local councillor Daphne Macdonald to revisit the new Palm Beach Master Plan after it failed impress locals when released last week.

The long awaited plan was a missed opportunity after a number of key issues were overlooked in favour of beautification works.

Ms Stuckey said while measures were welcomed and would make the streets between 4th...

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