LANDRY: “Stop Stalling and Build Rookwood!”

The newly-formed state cabinet is expected to meet today and hard-working Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, has urged them to get on with the job of creating jobs for Central Queensland and build Rookwood Weir. It was Ms Landry’s tenacity and drive that delivered the Federal Government’s commitment in 2016 to fund $130 million toward the vital water infrastructure’s construction; a commitment that is yet to be matched by the State Government. “It is 569 days since the federal election and Central Queenslanders no longer care why this project has been stalled, they just want it built. “The CQ economy is going backwards while the rest of the state, especially the South East Corn

CQ MP's Question Golden Circle's Loyalty to Australians

Central Queensland Coalition MPs have called on U.S-owned food cannery Golden Circle to prove their loyalty to all Australians by implementing new Country of Origin food labels on their tinned pineapple. Capricornia MP Michelle Landry and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan say the company – with a Brisbane-based cannery – should implement the new labels immediately to show consumers just how much of their tinned pines are from Australia. The call comes as Golden Circle is accused of shutting its factory doors over the holiday season causing pineapple farmers to ditch some of their bumper crops of fresh pines. “The recent dumping of pineapples has been a catastroph

Landry Looking Forward To Strong 2018

Hard-working Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, says she is looking forward to building on a strong 2017 to provide CQ with great opportunities in 2018. Reflecting on the year past, Ms Landry remarked that the most challenging moments were perhaps her proudest. “When you find your community really under the pump, that’s when you need to fire up and stand up for your people. “I think we saw that with both the Wilmar Sugar and Shoalwater Bay disputes; regrettable situations that through consultation and by my advocacy, we were able to get positive results. We got a new Sugar Agreement signed and had compulsory acquisitions taken off the table for Marlborough graziers. Results I perhaps d

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