Labor increases car rego yet, again.

What my speech here. I rise to speak in favour of the motion to disallow section 43 of the Transport Legislation (Fees) Amendment Regulation 2019, subordinate legislation No. 74 of 2019, tabled in the House on 11 June this year. For the past five years in a row, Labor has

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Labor’s ridiculous reef regulations

Watch my speech here. Mr Speaker, the Bundaberg region is famous for farming. It’s who we are. Our farmers produce an abundance of sugar cane, peanuts, macadamias, sweet potatoes, cherry tomatoes, zucchinis, blueberries, strawberries and so much more. Without our farmers, Bundaberg would be a completely different place. Mr Speaker,

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Labor’s proposed changes to local government go too far

“In light of recent integrity concerns at Logan and Ipswich councils, Labor has introduced the Belcarra reforms in an attempt to minimise corruption, improve transparency and toughen rules within the local government sector,” Mr Batt said. “Labor has divided the Belcarra reforms into three stages. The first stage saw political

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Deb’s power plan will slash bills in Bundaberg

Bundaberg households will save $300 a year under the LNP’s plan to cut power bills in regional Queensland, Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington said today. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington visited a Bundaberg family today to explain how she will slash bills by enabling private energy retailers to compete for customers in

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Bundaberg’s Bankruptcy rate under Labor

“Hearing about business closures at any time is very disappointing.” “These statistics are more than just numbers, they’re the livelihoods of members of community and all levels of government should be working together to help our small businesses thrive. “Bundaberg businesses are struggling under Labor’s year on year tax hikes,

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Bundy High visit to Queensland Parliament House

More than 30 Year 11 and 12 Legal Studies students from Bundaberg State High School joined State Member for Bundaberg David Batt in Queensland Parliament this week. As part of the parliamentary education program, the students are given the opportunity to learn about Parliament and Government in Queensland, tour the

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Labor’s ridiculous reef rules

“Our farmers are seriously suffering under Queensland Labor; they’re dealing with soaring electricity prices, decreased water security and extreme vegetation management laws, only to be hit again with these ridiculous reef regulations,” Mr Batt said. “No one wants to see the Great Barrier Reef come under threat, including our farmers,

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Batt launches Daffodil Day Appeal in Bundy

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt has today joined the Bundaberg Branch of Cancer Council Queensland and the staff at Grindstone Coffee House to launch the 33rd year of the Daffodil Day Appeal. With just over two weeks until Daffodil Day on Friday August 23, Mr Batt is encouraging local

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