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Powell Media Release – Infrastructure neglect costs Cairns tourism jobs

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Thursday 8 November, 2018 Cairns is sliding down Australia’s tourism table because of Annastacia Palaszczuk’s failure to invest in the region, the LNP warned today. Far North Queensland lost 39,000 international visitors in the 2017-18 year, as well as 790,000 international visitor nights, according to Tourism Research Australia’s latest report*….

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Powell Media Release – Palaszczuk’s agenda driving infrastructure investment south

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Monday, 22 October 2018 In a damming new report Queensland has been ranked significantly below the Australian average for economic stability, ease of doing business and transparency when it comes to infrastructure investment. LNP Shadow Infrastructure Minister Andrew Powell said the Infrastructure Investor and Developer Survey validated the growing anti-business…

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Powell Media Release – Palaszczuk’s priorities leading to Queensland’s economic ruin

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14th September 2018 The Palaszczuk Labor Government’s $9 billion infrastructure underspend over the past three years has led to Queensland recording the combined worst economic growth and unemployment rates in the country. In an address to the Queensland Infrastructure Summit today, LNP Shadow Infrastructure Minister Andrew Powell has painted a…

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Powell Media Release – Labor Members continue to fail Cairns

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31st August 2018 Labor’s four Cairns MPs have been left red-faced after failing to stand up to their Brisbane colleagues to win Cairn’s fair share of infrastructure funding. LNP Shadow Infrastructure Minister Andrew Powell today called out Labor’s wall-to-wall Cairns representatives for not delivering desperately needed infrastructure. “This financial year,…

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Powell Media Release – Queensland Youth Parliament in full swing as the next generation take over The House

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27 September 2018 The YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament (QYP) is an apolitical ‘mock Parliament’ for 15 – 25 year olds. Participants take on the role of Youth Member for their electorate and participate in their own scheduled Parliamentary sittings, debating bills which they have researched and written themselves. One place…

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