Labor Admits ‘No Plan’ to Replace Straddie Jobs, only After Passing Laws

Labor Admits ‘No Plan’ to Replace Straddie Jobs, only After Passing Laws

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has admitted to having no plan to replace sacked workers, the morning after sneaking through laws to end sand mining on North Stradbroke Island at the mid-night hour – a move that will cut hundreds of jobs and create an uncertain future for the local community.

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MR: Parliament Committee Finds No Support for Laws to prematurely shut down Straddie mining

MR: Parliament Committee Finds No Support for Laws to prematurely shut down Straddie mining

With the release of the damning Report of the Parliamentary Finance & Administration Committee which found no support for Labor’s Laws to prematurely end sandmining on North Stradbroke Island, State Member for Cleveland Mark Robinson today called on Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to do the right thing and to end the uncertainty by withdrawing Labor’s job-destroying Bill

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MR: Environment Minister Ducks Questions about Labor-AWU Split on Straddie

MR: Environment Minister Ducks Questions about Labor-AWU Split on Straddie

Despite my repeated attempts in Parliamentary Question Time to get Minister Steven Miles to explain the split between the Labor Government and the Australian Workers Union on North Stradbroke Island, the Minister ducked for cover and refused to answer the question.

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