What happened in Queensland is that people are facing high unemployment relative to other states – 5.7 per cent when I last checked.
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We have been spending beyond our means, we are going to focus on the projects that we committed to in the election but importantly if there is additional projects or new things that come up they have to have a business case, they have to work and they can’t impose financial stress on families and private individuals and businesses.
It is all very well and it sounds very seductive to say we are going to have harmonisation of regulations, but for example the way that funds are distributed around the states these days, you are positively penalised if you actually want to have say a lower payroll tax or sort of conditions.
|Birth:||12th August, 1963|
Campbell Kevin Thomas Newman is an Australian politician and the 38th and current Premier of Queensland since 26 March 2012. He has been the leader of the Liberal National Party of Queensland since April 2011, and was the 15th Lord Mayor of Brisbane from 2004 to 2011. Since the July 2008 merger of the Queensland Liberals and National Party of Australia, Newman has been a member of the LNP.
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