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Fisherman’s “scallop testing plan” must be part of Government response to Gladstone seafood crisis
Member for Burnett Rob Messenger, after meeting this week with Burnett commercial fishermen atTurkey Beach, has called on the Bligh Labor government to immediately support a plan to test harvest scallop grounds south of Gladstone.…Continue
LTE – A fractured fairy tale - “A happy ending (almost) to political corruption in QLD” - 26.9.11
Once upon a time in QLD there was a new political party called the LNP who supported the establishment of a Royal Commission into political corruption.
They did this not because they really wanted to uncover political corruption and stop the waste, or they believed that…Continue
LTE – Campbell Newman can beat a Labor Summer of Sleaze with Fitzgerald part 2
(278 words- 22.9.11)
It’s quite clear that Campbell Newman has been successfully politically attacked and personally smeared by Anna Bligh and the QLD labor party.
Campbell will have to address the issue of his pecuniary interests because what Labor is implicitly saying with their political…Continue
Added by Rob Messenger on September 22, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments
LTE - Natural Climate Change and Children’s Education. (341 words)
What if man-made CO2 wasn’t changing the climate? After all man-made CO2 only makes up 3% of the Carbon emitted into the atmosphere. What if our climate was changing because of natural cyclical forces of nature?
It would mean that paying a carbon tax to try and stop the world’s climate from changing would be like paying a tax to stop the tide from rising and…Continue
Added by Rob Messenger on September 18, 2011 at 6:04pm — No Comments
Alan White – Reply to Acting Chief Health Officer
Dear Dr. Cleary,
Thank you for your email.
Whilst I appreciate your timely response, I am both surprised and disappointed at the tone and content of your email.
While I thank you for your clarification that you will send a trained medical officer to speak with Mr White I’m disappointed that, like the Health Minister’s political advisor you have seen fit to remind me that…Continue
Added by Rob Messenger on September 16, 2011 at 10:27pm — No Comments
LTE – LNP votes with Labor to allow an increase in Electricity Prices with a future carbon tax. (Words – 309)
Last week in QLD parliament, just like they did with UCG legislation, and despite expressing significant reservations and a very skeptical view of Labor’s “Electricity Price Reform Legislation” the LNP strangely, crossed the floor, lined up and voted with Anna Bligh’s mob…again!
Hansard on 7.9.11 (Page 2877) shows…Continue
Teaching of the science of Natural Climate Change– 8.9.11
[Member for Burnett] – 245 words
I give notice that I will move— That this House notes that:
Non-viable late term miscarriage – Country v City Mums.
Notice of Question from the Member for Burnett. 8.9.11
To ask the Health Minister
I refer the minister to the plight of a Wide Bay mother who was forced to hold the hand of her baby and watch her premature child die over an agonizing 2 hour period at the Bundaberg base maternity because, at 23 weeks and 5 days her baby was deemed not viable to be…Continue
Sleeper Cutters’ Guarantees- Financial Gain and Savings
Notice of Question from the Member for Burnett. 7.9.11
To ask the Transport Minister
I refer the minister’s to the new wooden rail Sleeper procurement system that, according to QLD Rail CEO Paul Scurra has awarded 25% of the new tenders to Non-QLD businesses.
I also draw the minister’s attention to the fact that the new tender…Continue
Notice of Motion – QLD sleeper cutters – 7.9.11
[Member for Burnett] – 205 words
I give notice that I will move— That this House notes that:
Added by Rob Messenger on September 11, 2011 at 11:19pm — No Comments
Messenger calls for Full-time doctor at Childers Hospital & greater admitting & treating rights for regional GP's
To ensure greater community health safety, Independent Member for Burnett Rob Messenger, has appealed to the Premier to ensure a full-time doctor position is made available at the Childers hospital, instead of the present part-time "at call" arrangements.
In a Question On Notice submitted to Parliament today, Mr Messenger informed…Continue
Added by Rob Messenger on September 11, 2011 at 11:16pm — No Comments
Premier fails to answer questions over fracking chemicals
Fears over the level of safety and the procedures Queensland mining companies are using in the fracking process to extract coal seam gas have been aired by Independent Member for Burnett Rob Messenger.
Mr Messenger raised these concerns after submitting a Question on Notice last month, where he requested the Premier to supply a detailed list of the exact chemical composition of each mining…Continue
Added by Rob Messenger on September 11, 2011 at 11:14pm — No Comments
NOM –Increased Military Apprenticeships to solve skills shortage - (173 words)
I give notice that I will move—That this House
1. Prior to the scrapping of the defense force apprenticeship scheme in 1993, the Australian Military was one of the largest and best trainers of skilled workers who eventually found their way into civilian employment.
MPI – Jan Fletcher
I’d like to bring to the attention of this place the recent passing of a loyal, valued and much loved servant of the people of QLD... Mrs Jan Fletcher.
Jan was a long term advisor and confidant of conservative governments and oppositions in QLD and served in many roles rising to positions such as a Chief of Staff to Ministers and principal policy advisor
She was the…Continue
Added by Rob Messenger on September 11, 2011 at 11:09pm — No Comments
Sleeper Cutters – Premier, how much is a wooden railway sleeper from NSW?
Words – 341
Queensland Rail has just announced a list of the eight new, officially approved suppliers for wooden railway sleepers. You might be surprised to learn that 2 of the 8 companies on QR’s list (or 25%) are based in NSW.
Why has QR destroyed an efficient, sustainable and proudly, 100% owned QLD industry, and…Continue
Added by Rob Messenger on September 11, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Justwrote an obituary to follow my last post about the death of the global warming hypothesis. Just the kicking and screaming of the last 'climate scientists' as their iceberg, and their media enablers, and political masters melt and go under.
Some Australian scientists have helped this to happen, such as PhD's Marohasy, Starck,Quirk,Paltridge, Ollier, Nicol, Plimer, Archibald, to…Continue
I just e-mailed this statement to all MP's, courtesy of Convoy of No Confidence:
Alan White - Flying Foxes – Question without Notice
Mr MESSENGER: My question without notice is to the Minister for Health. I refer the minister to the plight of Mr Alan White, a resident of Childers in the Burnett. Mr White is almost 90 years of age and has, apart from serving in the military in World War II and surviving the bombing of Darwin, lived in his home peacefully for 76 years until a large colony of flying foxes roosted in trees just metres…Continue