Millions wasted on empty offices fiasco

The Newman Government’s decision to sell office blocks in Brisbane’s CBD is a financial disaster for taxpayers says Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt. “The Department of Public Works has confessed it is paying $267,000 a month to lease offices which sit empty, but that is...

Labor funding for Yarrabah Jetty welcomed by Pitt

Queensland Shadow Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt, has welcomed $5 million funding by federal Labor towards the provision of a jetty for Yarrabah at Mission Bay. Mr Pitt said transport options and...

Bleijie Breaks Boot Camp Promises

The Newman Government’s farcical attempts to look tough on the issue of youth crime and repeat offenders have continued with Attorney General Jarrod Bleijie’s delayed announcement on the organisations selected to run a series of boot camps, says Bill Byrne, Shadow...

Short sighted decision threatens jobs and innovation

Shadow Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave, Curtis Pitt, says the Newman Government’s plan to shut the Northern Fisheries Centre in Cairns is false economy when there are industry operators keen to use it to tap export markets and generate jobs. “The Northern...