Labor must stop playing politics with Hinkler Regional Deal

“For far too long Queensland Labor has refused to provide funding for the game-changing Hinkler Regional Deal due to claims that the Maryborough electorate would miss out, but Wednesday’s question time revealed a very different story,” Mr Batt said. “When asked a question by the Member for Maryborough, the Premier

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Minister Lynham fails to answer yet another dam question

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt MP has expressed his disappointment in Minister Lynham’s lack of response when asked a direct question about Paradise Dam in Question Time today. Mr Batt asked the Minister – Yesterday (Wednesday) the Minister said that he had instructed numerous experts to review Sunwater’s reports

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Labor rejects Parliamentary Inquiry into dam debacle

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has voted against an open and transparent inquiry into the safety of Paradise Dam in Parliament today. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington moved a Private Members Motion to investigate the Paradise Dam’s design, construction and operation.“Labor is literally draining Paradise Dam to 42 percent while two thirds

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Batt fights for Paradise Dam in Parliament

Mr Speaker, I rise in support of the Member for Nanango’s motion calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry into the design, construction, and operation of the Paradise Dam and the Government’s decision to lower the dam wall by 5 metres. I have been inundated with stories from Bundaberg residents about the

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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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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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Batt’s 2019/20 Budget Reply Speech

Thursday 19 June, 2019 As my friend the member for Burnett did earlier today, I thank all of those MPs from both sides of the House who attended the Bundaberg Region Promotion Night last night. Those who could not get there missed out on a fantastic night. From Bundaberg there

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Budget hopes for Bundy

Ahead of Tuesday’s State Budget, Member for Bundaberg David Batt is calling for Labor to make real commitments to his electorate and the greater Bundaberg region. Mr Batt said he would like to see the State Labor Government allocate funding towards big ticket items outside of the South East bubble.

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