Labor will rescue TAFE

Member for Mulgrave and Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt said that a Labor Government would act to rescue TAFEs and the vocational education and training sector from decline. “TAFE and training has suffered under Campbell Newman and the LNP,” Mr Pitt said. “Labor stands...

Labor announces regional infrastructure plan

Regional Queensland will get a fairer share of state government funding under Labor’s plan to reinvigorate towns and cities outside of South-East Queensland. Member for Mulgrave and Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt said an incoming Labor Government would replace the LNP’s...

Labor will advance Queensland for the future

Member for Mulgrave and Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt said that a Labor Government would create Advance Queensland to reinvigorate research and development to help create well-paid, knowledge-based jobs of the future “Labor stands for jobs and creating jobs of the...

Labor will pay down debt with no asset sales

Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt says a Labor Government would take a measured approach to paying down debt without losing the $2 billion income stream the LNP will give away through asset sales. Outlining Labor’s fiscal strategy ‘Our State. Our Assets. A Better way...

164,000 remain jobless in Queensland

There has been little shift in Queensland’s jobless rate according to the latest unemployment rates released today, said Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt. Mr Pitt said using Treasurer Tim Nicholls’ preferred measure of trend unemployment, the unemployment rate had...