Government again looking south for police boats

17 Feb 2012 2:33 PMJann StuckeyNews, Manufacturing

17 February 2012

The LNP’s Shadow Minister for Manufacturing and Small Business has accused the Bligh government of being all at sea over tenders for Queensland Police boats.

Despite Labor’s Manufacturing minister Jan Jarratt claiming that the Bligh government supported local boat-builders – she has confessed our police boats had been built by a company in Yamba NSW.

“The last time I...

Labor turns back on local boat-builders

17 Feb 2012 11:01 AMJann StuckeyNews, Manufacturing

17 February 2012

THE Bligh Labor government was shunning local Queensland boat-builders and set to award the contract for seven new police patrol boats to a New South Wales company.

LNP Shadow Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business Jann Stuckey said the ‘green light’ to the company, on the NSW Central Coast, flew in the face of Labor’s ‘Local Participation Policy’ that was...

Airline deal a great boost for Gold Coast

7 Feb 2012 11:00 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

7 February 2012

LNP Shadow Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said Queensland’s tourism industry had been given a huge boost today by the exciting announcement Singapore’s low cost carrier Scoot will soon fly five times a week between Asia and the Gold Coast.

Ms Stuckey said the deal, set to bring up to two thousand international visitors a week to our Gold Coast, would benefit all aspects of...

LNP welcomes more flights for regional Queensland

31 Jan 2012 12:13 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

31 January 2012

LNP Shadow Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey has welcomed the increase in flights to Queensland regional centres announced today by QantasLink.

Ms Stuckey said more flights, especially new 115-seat Boeing 717 jet services to Rockhampton and Gladstone from next month, as well as more seats on other routes, should potentially benefit regional tourism.

“Obviously the new flights...

Jarratt buck-passes responsibility on tourism downturn

13 Jan 2012 10:21 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

13 January 2012

BLIGH Labor and its Tourism Minister Jan Jarratt were desperately attempting to buck-pass responsibility for their years of neglect of Queensland’s tourism sector by crying poor to the Federal government.

LNP Shadow Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said Queensland tourism rightfully deserved Federal support, but responsibility for neglect, lack of leadership and hostile...

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