LNP will restore business confidence in Queensland

22 Feb 2012 2:25 PMJann StuckeyNews, Small Business

22 February 2012

The State Opposition has said a report showing a 37 per cent rise for business failures in Queensland in the December 2011 quarter shows business has little confidence in Labor’s poor economic record.

“This Dun & Bradstreet analysis of business start-ups and failures paints a grim picture for Queensland and if things keep going like they have been under this tired,...

Desal Inquiry Dropped to Hide Labor’s Incompetence

16 Feb 2012 10:57 AMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

16 February 2012

Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey MP rejected comments made by a Labor MP that suggest the 2008 public works inquiry into the Tugun Desal plant may not be worth finishing, saying it was important that it is was completed for the community’s sake.

“An inquiry commenced in 2008 by the former Public Works Committee into the $1.2 billion Tugun Desalination plant has been left...

Labor’s Waste Levy Hurts Businesses

16 Feb 2012 10:51 AMJann StuckeyElectorate, News, Small Business

16 February 2012Member for Currumbin and Shadow Minister for Small Business, Jann Stuckey, last night joined her LNP colleagues in State Parliament to oppose the Labor Government’s new industry waste levy.“The Bligh Labor government stuck another dagger into the heart of small businesses by introducing a waste levy—or scrooge tax—on 1 December 2011, just before Christmas,” Ms Stuckey...

Gold Coast Ratepayers Suffer from Labor’s Water Legacy

15 Feb 2012 3:35 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

15 February 2012

During debate in State Parliament this week, Currumbin MP Jann Stuckey blamed successive Labor Government’s for the water torture faced by Gold Coast residents as a result of the ill-fated South East Queensland water reforms.

“Legislation to dismantle Allconnex by 1st July 2012 will give certainty to affected councils but it will bring further, as yet undetermined, cost...

LNP calls for support for Boyne Smelting jobs

10 Feb 2012 11:44 AMJann StuckeyNews, Manufacturing

10 February 2012

LNP Shadow Minister for Manufacturing Jann Stuckey today called on the Bligh government to support local Queensland smelting jobs in the wake of concerns over the future of the Point Henry aluminium smelter at Geelong.

Ms Stuckey said local industries were facing unprecedented pressures from international competition, a high-riding dollar and increasingly costly...

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