Newman Government closes more health services

Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt expressed outrage at the latest Queensland Health closure in Cairns by the Newman Government, this time the Medical Aid Subsidy Scheme office on Sheridan Street. Letters mailed out to patients say the office will close on Friday 31 May....

Newman’s big new taxes to hammer far north families

Shadow Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt says next week’s State Budget will cement the Newman Government’s position as a serial offender when it comes to breaking election promises. “The Newman Government’s second budget will include the most tax and price...

Electricity Prices To Soar Under Campbell Newman

After promising to reduce the cost of living, Campbell Newman has broken a key election promise to reduce the cost of electricity bills for Queensland families. Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt said Queenslanders were set to pay for the Newman Government’s economic...

Newman Delays Surplus, Breaks Another Promise

Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt says Campbell Newman has broken his promise to get the budget back to surplus, and is gearing up to hand down a budget with increased debt and big new taxes. Mr Pitt said Treasurer Tim Nicholls admission that a return to surplus will be...