Labor withholds secret Commonwealth Games contract deal

13 Jan 2016 3:56 PMJann StuckeyNews, The Commonwealth Games

Queensland taxpayers are being left in the dark as Labor still refuses to release any details behind its decision to award a foreign company the contract to manage Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies over home-grown businesses.

Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg today called on Commonwealth Games Minister Stirling Hinchliffe to end the secrecy behind the contract...

Clock ticking on funding for V8 Supercars

23 Oct 2015 10:20 AMJann StuckeyNews, Sport

Shadow Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey has called on the Palaszczuk Government to commit to future funding for the V8 Supercars and to provide certainty for the Gold Coast’s tourism industry.

Ms Stuckey said without a firm commitment from Labor concerns would be aired regarding this popular event’s future.

“V8 Supercars on the Gold Coast is the biggest event on the...

LNP secures grassroots sports funding

6 Jul 2015 11:59 AMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

Pressure from the Opposition has seen the Palaszczuk-Gordon Government re-commit to the hugely popular Get in the Game program.

Member for Currumbin and Shadow Minister for Sport, Jann Stuckey MP said the previous LNP Government had committed $68 million for the state-wide initiative and up until now, Labor had been refusing to follow through with the funding.

“Local clubs in Currumbin...

Labor sidelines key grassroots sports funding

1 Jul 2015 11:54 AMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

The Opposition has urged the Palaszczuk-Gordon Government to step up to the plate and outline their state-wide plan for sport and recreation funding.

Member for Currumbin and Shadow Minister for Sport, Jann Stuckey said the previous LNP Government had committed $68 million for the hugely popular Get in the Game program, but Labor was refusing to follow through with the funding.

“It is now...

Sport and Racing not on Minister’s radar

27 Mar 2015 4:42 PMJann StuckeyNews

Shadow Minister for Sport and Racing, Jann Stuckey MP has raised concerns over Labor’s super-sized portfolios after Bill Byrne, the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Sport and Racing, failed to mention half of his portfolio in his first address to the 55th Parliament.

“In Minister Byrne’s first address while speaking on a confidence motion for his own Government he...

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