April 11, 2017

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry is accusing the Palaszczuk government of deliberately delaying urgent disaster funding for Central Queensland.

"The Premier knows from the last major disaster that they need to send the assessment in so that the federal gov...

April 11, 2017

The Turnbull Government has announced that donations to Australian disaster relief funds established to provide relief in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie will be tax deductible.

The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, has decl...

April 10, 2017

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry has expressed disappointment in the Palaszczuk government for not providing disaster assessments that would allow for Category C grants to primary producers.

“The federal government is waiting on the assessments. Farmers on...

April 6, 2017

“All levels of government need to work together for responsible flood mitigation in Rockhampton.”

That’s the word from Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry on the back of comments from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

“Local and state governments are c...

April 6, 2017

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said that she would be calling for a discussion with Ministers on improving communication systems during natural disasters and extreme weather events.

“It’s important in the lead up and direct aftermath of these events that...

April 6, 2017

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry has today called on Rockhampton Regional Council to decide whether the flood levy is a priority.

Ms Landry said that the federal government has not seen a funding submission for the project and that, until today, the levee...

April 5, 2017

Emergency authorities in Central Queensland are urging drone enthusiasts to avoid flying their equipment during the flood emergency in Rockhampton.

RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Executive Officer Mark Fewtrell says emergency service personnel need the airspace.

“Right...

April 4, 2017

 “Central Queensland remains open for business.”

That’s the message from Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry, who delivered the Yeppen South floodplain bridge in 2015.

The bridge means that for the first time in Rockhampton’s recent history, the city won’t be...

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