I hope everyone made the most of the public holiday glut in April/May and stayed dry when Cyclone Debbie hit. I know some suburbs were affected quite badly and I inspected areas of Queensland and closer to home, some local homes in Tallebudgera to witness the destruction first hand.
I was glad to advocate to the Minister on behalf of Tallebudgera residents to have their area added to the disaster impact zone which made them eligible for emergency assistance – please contact my office if you were affected and need information about this.
We are almost at the middle of the year or for those in business, EOFY preparations are no doubt getting well underway and that means its almost time for Queensland’s Budget to be handed down. Unfortunately I don’t think its going to spell good things for the State with the Palaszczuk Government already trying to prop up the balance sheet by robbing our frontline services (think nurses, teachers, doctors) of their superannuation security through taking more money out of the State’s Defined Benefits scheme despite contrary advice. Stay tuned…
Now onto a quick wrap up for you: