Australia needs freedom of the press
Federal leader of the United Australia Party, Clive Palmer, said today that Australia needed freedom of the press at this critical time in our country’s development.
“The media needs to adopt an attitude where they report real news and not just provide opinions serving their own self-interests,’’ Mr Palmer said. (more…)
Government decisions driving energy prices up: Palmer
Network and distribution contractors earning exorbitant government fees in return for party donations was the main reason Australians were paying too much for their energy, Clive Palmer said today.
“The ABC and other media organisations need to report on the truth about why energy prices are so high,” Mr Palmer said. (more…)
Nothing will save Cathy O’Toole: Palmer
Former Labor leader Chris Bowen’s visit to Townsville today was a futile attempt to protect Cathy O’Toole from the disasters Labor has caused in North Queensland, Clive Palmer said.
“In essence Labor was saying today that they won’t support Queensland Nickel and the creation of 3000 jobs plus billions of dollars of export revenue unless I comply with their ideologies,’’ Mr Palmer said. (more…)
Fake News Award Winner is News Corp
Federal leader of the United Australia Party, Clive Palmer, says the Courier Mail should be presented with a fake news award for its recent article about the party not being registered for next year’s election.
“The Courier Mail is nothing more than fake news,’’ Mr Palmer said. (more…)
Jen Sackley: Voters speak of neglect in Cairns
FEEDBACK from residents has highlighted the level of political neglect in Cairns, says United Australia Party Secretary for North Queensland, Jen Sackley.
Ahead of the official opening of the new United Australia Party Cairns office, Ms Sackley has spent time meeting locals and discussing not only topical news items, but more importantly the issues affecting the people of Cairns every day. (more…)
Political courage a prerequisite for United Australia Party candidates
POLITICAL courage will be a key characteristic for United Australia Party candidates when preselection gets underway in the coming months.
Federal Leader Clive Palmer says the current political climate requires both fortitude and resilience to not just discuss, but solve the real issues Australians face in their everyday lives. (more…)
Calls for mini economic summit in North Queensland
JEN Sackley believes North Queensland businesses who are tired of inaction and neglect from state and federal governments could hold the answers to the region’s economic inertia.
The United Australia Party Secretary for North Queensland says a mini economic summit with business leaders in the north of the state could do much to restore confidence, generate new ideas and get projects up and running. (more…)
Palmer tips Port Douglas Crocs for AFL glory
TRAVEL commitments have forced the Port Douglas Crocs’ sponsor and inaugural number one ticket holder, Clive Palmer, to miss the club’s bold attempt to secure a third consecutive grand final triumph this Saturday (22 Sept), when they take on rivals Cairns Saints in the AFL Cairns season showpiece at Cazalys Stadium. (more…)