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Dec
18
ACTU mischief dismays workers
Nursing staff and other hard working constituents from around the Barron River electorate were dismayed to learn the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has put out false and misleading information about supposed cuts to penalty rates.
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Dec
18
Aquis Resort approved by Coordinator General
The $8.15 billion Aquis Resort near Cairns has today cleared another hurdle with Queensland’s independent Coordinator General approving the project’s Environmental Impact Statement. Member for Barron River Michael Trout said news that the EIS had been ap
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Dec
10
Electricity bills to fall with the LNP
Families in the Cairns region will see their electricity bills fall by an average of $49 in 2015 under the Newman LNP Government’s strong plan to tackle cost of living pressures. The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has today confirmed that a decade
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Dec
9
Historic Chillagoe sites presented in a new lights
Visitors are being encouraged to travel off the beaten track and discover the beautiful and historic Chillagoe in North Queensland.

National Parks Minister Steve Dickson today announced the completion of a new $545,000 lighting system at the spec
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