Newman government attempts to re-define workers

The Newman government has tonight attempted to skirt the work of important Parliamentary Committees by introducting new legislation to change the definition of a worker – threatening to cripple worker’s rights to make claims under the state’s worker’s compensation...

Schools Just The First To Go Under Costello Blueprint

Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the 55 schools on the Newman Government’s hit-list show nothing is off the table when it comes to the Costello Audit report and its recommendations for asset sales, privatisations and outsourcing. “There is nothing more sacred to...

Langbroek should list FNQ schools close under LNP

Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt says the Newman Government must identify the 14 schools in Far North Queensland on its list of closures. “There are 14 local communities that should be told today if they are going to see their school close its doors,” Mr...

Consultants Win From Costello Report

Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the Newman Government which promised to rein in the use of consultants has paid consulting firms the lion’s share of more than $2 million spent so far on the Costello Audit. “The Newman Government says it cannot find funds for our...