Visa Restrictions Welcomed

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Maranoa MP David Littleproud has welcomed the Federal Governments’ move to abolish the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers saying the move will safeguard Australian jobs. He says the abolition moves will also see the creation of a new temporary visa restricted to critical skills … [Read more...]

Rock N’ Roll or New Bridges?

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The Federal Member for Maranoa DVAID Littleproud is keen to see a little less Rock and Roll across the regions, well at least in our old bridge network. He’s calling for residents to nominate a rickety bridge that’s in desperate need of repair or replacement as round 3 of the Federal Government’s … [Read more...]

Inland Rail Gains Smoother Run

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The $10 billion Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Programme moves a step closer with some red tape now cut as the Coordinator-General helps progress a 73-km stretch from Toowoomba to Grandchester. Two key sections of the proposed 1710km freight route near Toowoomba had been declared coordinated … [Read more...]

Recognition for the Regions

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The Federal Member for Maranoa, David Littleproud has today welcomed the announcement made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Minister for Regional Development, Minister Fiona Nash, to establish a Regional Ministerial Taskforce. The plan is for the taskforce to help drive economic and … [Read more...]