State ignores Gairloch in cash splash

$48 MILLION in funding for planning of highway upgrades between Ingham and Cardwell will not look at upgrading the Gairloch Washaway but instead focus on a dreaded bypass, says Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto.   Mr Dametto said he felt he needed to clarify Transport and...

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Youth Justice Bill needs regional hearings: Dametto

PUBLIC hearings into the State Labor Government’s Youth Justice Bill must be held across North Queensland, says Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto.  Mr Dametto said it would be unacceptable if Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Safety Committee confined hearings to Brisbane...

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Fate of Port Hinchinbrook rests with council

THE future of Port Hinchinbrook rests with Cassowary Coast Regional Council as the State government makes one final offer for a new sewage treatment plant.  Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto said he understood council was in negotiations with the State over...

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Neglected highway leads to a future of delays

THE State Labor Government’s refusal to invest in upgrading a Bruce Highway link between Ingham and Cardwell will only see more road closures during wet season, says Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto.   Mr Dametto said Transport and Main Roads had so far refused...

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