Progress on Bill to repeal Reef regs

HINCHINBROOK MP Nick Dametto says his draft Bill to repeal Labor’s farm-destroying Reef regulations is on track following a meeting with a key grower group.  Mr Dametto met with members of the Pioneer Cane Growers Organisation (PCGO) board in Ayr last Thursday to seek...

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Cardwell set back three years after council vote

PROGRESS in Cardwell has been left in limbo after Cassowary Coast Regional Council knocked back $4.3 million to build a new sewerage treatment plant at Port Hinchinbrook.  Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto labelled the decision a “disappointment” after he helped secure the...

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COVID fund needs northern focus

Projects that would turbocharge Hinchinbrook’s economy should be considered by a State Government fund designed to help Queensland recover from COVID-19, says Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto.  Mr Dametto said there was a “prime opportunity” to put the State’s $500...

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‘Terrorist’ teenager should be properly punished

A ‘TERRORIST’ teenager who caused a bomb hoax at a Townsville shopping centre should be locked up in juvenile detention, says Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto.  Mr Dametto said he was furious the teen, 13, was let off with just a warning by police after he caused mass...

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Police bungle reveals firearm owners’ emails

THE private email addresses of hundreds of licensed firearm owners in the Moreton Bay region have been mistakenly exposed by police in mass emails sent earlier this week.    Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto said he was “extremely concerned” about the data breach, which...

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