Labor’s solution to racing – pick a new minister

8 Dec 2015 9:20 AMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

Queensland’s racing industry is in turmoil as anger over funding cuts comes to a head with trainers, owners and former leading jockeys slamming the Palaszczuk Labor Government for turning the industry on its ear.

Shadow Minister for Racing Jann Stuckey said it had become patently clear that ‘Mr Invisible’, Bill Byrne, planned extensive cuts all along to an industry put on hold by Labor for...

Racing Minister ignores industry at his peril

2 Dec 2015 4:33 PMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s refusal to consult with the racing industry or respond to calls from respected advocates has raised the ire of countless stakeholders concerned about the status of Queensland racing.Shadow Minister for Racing Jann Stuckey said due to Minister Byrne’s ongoing incompetence racing in Queensland was going backwards and the industry had had enough, calling for his...

Labor must commit to tourism funding for RTOs

12 Nov 2015 11:03 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Regional Tourism Organisations (RTO) have been left in limbo by the Palaszczuk Labor Government after Tourism Minister Kate Jones repeatedly refused to commit to future funding.

Today in Parliament, the Shadow Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey demanded Minister Jones give assurances that funding for RTOs will remain at 2014-15 levels and is secure for the next four years.

Ms Stuckey said...

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 budget ignores Gold Coast

14 Jul 2015 12:01 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

The southern Gold Coast out will miss out on vital funding after the Palaszczuk Labor Government revealed no new projects or funding.

Local MP Jann Stuckey said that the Currumbin community is now worse off as a result of rookie Treasurer Curtis Pitt making it up as he goes along, trying to plug the black hole left after years of Labor rule.

“It is shameful that Labor have axed the fully...

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