Clock ticking on racing submissions

21 Jan 2016 1:46 PMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

With only seven days left to lodge submissions to the state parliamentary committee responsible for reporting on the Racing Integrity Bill the LNP are urging people to have their say.

Shadow Minister for Racing Jann Stuckey said LNP’s broad consultation with industry across Queensland had revealed widespread anger and frustration at Labor’s refusal to listen to their concerns.


Racing Integrity Commission cost blow-out kept secret

13 Jan 2016 3:57 PMJann StuckeyNews, Racing, Sport

Queensland’s racing industry faces more uncertainty in 2016 as Labor withholds the costs for the proposed new Racing Integrity Commission.Shadow Racing Minister Jann Stuckey said the Palaszczuk Labor Government was grossly incompetent and deceitful with the latest revelation they could not or would not make public the costs of the new Commission.“Racing industry confidence is going from bad to...

Byrne cuts to racing exposed

3 Dec 2015 9:10 AMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has continued its attack on the racing industry announcing unfair and unnecessary funding cuts to race meetings and reduced prizemoney across the board.

Shadow Minister for Racing Jann Stuckey said 60 race meetings across Queensland will lose their funding while reports of up to $19 million of prizemoney will be cut.

“All year I have been championing the...

Minister ignores regional racing clubs

18 Nov 2015 5:07 PMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has turned its back on Queensland’s country racing clubs by failing to conduct on-the-ground consultation with key regional centres about the future of the industry. Visiting Longreach, Barcaldine and Emerald this week Shadow Minister for Tourism, Events, Sport and Racing Jann Stuckey said country regions were not being given a fair hearing by Racing Minister Bill...

Byrne hides Racing Queensland documents

21 Aug 2015 10:57 AMJann StuckeyNews, Racing

Racing Minister Bill Byrne is under fire for refusing to release key documents about the true state of Racing Queensland’s finances during the Budget Estimates hearing today.

Shadow Minister for Sport and Racing Jann Stuckey said today was just another example of the Minister showing nothing but contempt for the racing industry.

“This behaviour goes against the government’s promise of...

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