Opinion

Spending spree for your votes

THE LNP might be out-promising Labor four to one across the state, but in Gympie their strike rate is higher.

After Tuesday's ALP campaign launch and the LNP launch on Sunday, the broad figures (across the state) for 2015 election promises are $5.34 billion from the LNP and $1.282 billion from Labor.

Of course, the LNP plans to fund much of this through its proposed 99-year asset "leases" - and revenue. It's a move many people object to and which no doubt will eventually hit our own pockets.

In Gympie, completing Section C of the Cooroy-to-Curra bypass will be fast-tracked ($124.9 million in state funding) if the LNP gets in, the Kandanga community has been gifted (no matter what) $1 million worth of land, and now Gympie Regional Council will get $1 million to build a sea wall at Tin Can Bay.

What's next?

Gympie Times

Topics:  lnp, opinion, queensland election 2015




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