Media Releases

Submissions now open for wage theft inquiry

July 06, 2020

Gold Coast workers who have been victims of wage theft now have the chance to share their experiences with the Queensland Parliamentary Committee inquiry into wage theft.

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LNP abandoning Queensland to appease Canberra again

July 16, 2018

The success story that is the Palaszczuk Government’s Project Booyah is fighting an uphill battle after the LNP abandoned the program which is changing the lives of at-risk young people in Queensland. Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon said it was typical of the LNP to bang on about the scourge of youth crime while attacking a program proven to tackle the issue.

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GC Legacy funding supports inaugural Remote and Indigenous State Hockey Tournament

July 12, 2018

More than 130 Queensland primary school students are competing at the inaugural Hockey Queensland Remote and Indigenous State Championships on the Gold Coast this week. Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon said the event was a great legacy from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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SEQ show societies win a prize with budget funding boost

July 11, 2018

Three of Queensland’s favourite show societies are set to benefit from a fresh funding injection courtesy of the Palaszczuk Government – ensuring rides will keep thrilling and showbags will keep filling across the south-east.

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Eleven new police officers for Gold Coast

June 29, 2018

Police numbers on the Gold Coast will be boosted by the arrival of 11 new officers. The recruits were among 82 to be sworn in on Thursday at a graduation ceremony at the Queensland Police Service Academy in Oxley after successfully completing 25 weeks of intensive training.

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New cycling festival builds on Commonwealth Games legacy

June 29, 2018

Brisbane has secured a new world-class cycling festival commencing in 2019 which will deliver a multi-million-dollar boost for Queensland’s economy and build on the legacy of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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