Tourism key to Queensland’s economic growth

24 May 2012 2:19 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism


The Newman Government has committed to forming a strong partnership with the Queensland Tourism Industry Council as it works to make our state Australia’s number one tourist destination.

Tourism Minister, Jann Stuckey, told 250 delegates at a QTIC breakfast in Brisbane that within 30 days of being elected, the government had delivered on key strategies to reinvigorate the...

Food Festival First for Brisbane

8 May 2012 12:40 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Saturday, May 05, 2012

Brisbane is set to become a winter culinary capital following the Queensland Government’s announcement today that the riverside city will host a brand new food festival – Delectable – from 16-29 July.

Celebrating Queensland produce, farmers and chefs, ‘Delectable’ will bring to life key outdoor spaces across Brisbane through an exciting program of music, food and...

Jarratt treats Tourism Board with contempt

27 Oct 2011 3:53 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

27 October 2011

LABOR Tourism Minister Jan Jarratt was today accused of bypassing the Tourism Queensland Board and blowing $56,000 on head-hunters to find new board members.

Shadow Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business Jann Stuckey said several current TQ board members were aghast with the behaviour of the Minister and the waste of precious tourism funds.

“Ms Jarratt...

Minister’s out of touch tourism advice

5 Sep 2011 11:17 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

03 September 2011

LNP Shadow Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey has slammed Tourism Minister Jan Jarratt for her patronising and insensitive advice for tourism businesses already battling to stay afloat amid a sea of red tape.

“Ms Jarratt’s comments ‘that those businesses that put the hard yards in and work innovatively and provide good service are giving themselves the edge in this...

LNP listening to Cairns small business and tourism operators

17 Aug 2011 10:52 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Small Business

17 August, 2011THE LNP’s Jann Stuckey will hold back-to-back meetings with worried small business and tourism operators across Cairns today (Wednesday) and Thursday.Ms Stuckey, who is Shadow Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business, will meet with local councillors, business and community leaders and tourism operators to hear first-hand their issues with soaring government charges,...

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