Tim Nicholls

Treasurer Tim Nicholls shrugs off union's 'strong choices' manoeuvre

Amy Remeikis Treasurer Tim Nicholls has laughed off the Electrical Trades Union's latest volley across their bow, but the union has claimed the small victory.

Tim Nicholls still unsure of budget impact

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis The Queensland government still doesn't know how much the Commonwealth changes to hospital and schools funding will cost them.

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Queensland budget 2014: Treasurer Tim Nicholls taken to task over budget

Treasurer Tim Nicholls outlines the state budget.

AAP and Amy Remeikis Treasurer Tim Nicholls has taken to talk-back radio to defend unpopular measures in his third Queensland budget, particularly assets sales and cuts to pensioner concessions.

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Queensland budget 2014: Treasurer Tim Nicholls delivers no-frills budget

Queensland budget 2014

Amy Remeikis Third budget  verse, same as the first.

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Solar users the champagne and latte sipping set: Tim Nicholls

Treasurer Tim Nicholls has decribed Queenslanders who took part in Labor's solar bonus scheme as

Amy Remeikis The Treasurer has described Queenslanders who took part in Labor's solar bonus scheme as "champagne sippers and the latte set", while labelling the program "middle class welfare".

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Queensland tourism growth lags other states

Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.

Cameron Atfield Queensland's tourism is stagnating, the state's peak tourism body has warned, with all other states enjoying much larger sector growth.

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Queensland unemployment rises and falls depending on perspective

Queensland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped 0.1 per cent.

Amy Remeikis Seasonally adjusted rate drops while trend rate shows increase.

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Liberal campaign strategists helped create government's 'Strong Choices' campaign

Premier Campbell Newman and Santos CEO David Knox on Curtis Island at the Santos GLNG project.

Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman has admitted that Liberal aligned campaign strategists Crosby Textor have helped create the government's 'Strong Choices' campaign.

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Government quietly announces asset sales consultants

Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls.

Amy Remeikis Bankers and consultants have been selected to oversee the government's privatisation plan.

Queensland government plays word association in bid to stay on message

Premier Campbell Newman is winning his ministers' word association game.

Amy Remeikis No matter how off topic a subject may be, a minister's job is to bring it back to the topic the government wants to talk about. And all ministers are required to play.

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The Newman Government's worst traffic offender

Tim Nicholls

The Queensland Treasurer's Sunday driving habits have seen him contribute almost $500 in fines to state coffers.

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Reduction in TAFE will hurt youth unemployment: union

A snowball effect for youth unemployment is prdicted with the reduction in TAFE campuses and courses.

Tony Moore Controversial changes to Queensland’s TAFE sector will worsen - rather than help - Queensland’s emerging youth unemployment problem, the president of Queensland Teachers Union Kevin Bates...

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Campbell Newman's Wikipedia page under attack from 'vandalism'

Campbell Newman's Wikipedia page has come under attack more than three dozen times.

Amy Remeikis There is one area where Campbell Newman tops Clive Palmer.

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Clive Palmer hits out at Premier for unemployment rate

Member for Fairfax Clive Palmer.

Amy Remeikis Federal MP singles out premier for rising unemployment rate.

Queensland unemployment rises to 11-year high

Queensland suffered the biggest loss of jobs in the country last month.

Amy Remeikis Unemployment rate reaches highest level since June 2003.

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Queenslanders could be ordered to work off unpaid debts

Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls

Queenslanders who owe the state more than $5000 in unpaid debts could be ordered to do community service.

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Government plan to collect $1 billion in unpaid fines

The ACCC is cracking down on betting advertising.

Amy Remeikis That speeding fine you’ve ignored? Prepare for a debt collection agent in your future.

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Queensland 'worst' for youth unemployment

unemployment

Tony Moore Queensland now lays claim to being home to some of Australia's worst youth unemployment regions, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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I don't want to lead LNP: John-Paul Langbroek

Queensland Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek.

Queensland's education minister says he has no interest in leading his party again should Premier Campbell Newman lose his seat.

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Education week dead, long live Treasury week

Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls.

Amy Remeikis To the beat of a Chinese drum, the baton was passed from education to Treasury.

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