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LNP SELL-OFF FNQ ELECTRICITY ASSETS, BUT LABOR TO FOCUS ON JOBS


Our Assets not for Sale – Not Now. Not ever.

Rob Pyne

Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on the people of far north Queensland to send Campbell Newman a message at the next election and reject his asset sales agenda.

Visiting Barron Gorge Hydro Power Station with Shadow Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt, Ms Palaszczuk said only Labor would ensure publicly-owned assets remained publicly owned.

“Labor’s position is crystal clear. Labor won’t sell Queensland’s electricity assets,” Ms Palaszczuk said.

“We have listened to Queenslanders who have said they don’t want their assets sold, because it simply leads to more job losses and higher electricity prices.

“How many jobs will go in this region if the LNP sells-off our electricity assets? How much harder will it be for families to pay their power bill? How will the Government build schools and roads without the income?

“We also know that whether it’s an outright sale or a lease, Queenslanders will never…

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I love to discuss Australian Politics. My key areas of interest are Welfare, Disadvantage, emotions in the workplace, organisational behaviour, stigma, leadership, women, unionism. I am pro-worker and anti-conservativism/Liberalism. I am a proud member of the Australian Labor Party and you will find my blog posts written from a Laborist / Progressive Slant.

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Trish Corry

trishcorry

trishcorry

I love to discuss Australian Politics. My key areas of interest are Welfare, Disadvantage, emotions in the workplace, organisational behaviour, stigma, leadership, women, unionism. I am pro-worker and anti-conservativism/Liberalism. I am a proud member of the Australian Labor Party and you will find my blog posts written from a Laborist / Progressive Slant.

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