Media Releases

22 Aug 2014
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Sunshine Coast jobless figures a disgrace

Member for Fairfax, Clive Palmer, has taken aim at both the state and federal governments over the rising unemployment rate on the Sunshine Coast. Recently released figures from the Department of Employment show the Sunshine Coast’s jobless figure to be 7.7% ...
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20 Aug 2014
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Close the Camps: Clive Palmer

Palmer United Party federal leader and Member for Fairfax, Clive Palmer, has called for the immediate closure of immigration detention camps because of their huge human and financial cost.
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14 Aug 2014
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Senator Zhenya Wang receives visit from the Honourable Joe Hockey

Senator Wang was pleased to receive a visit from the Treasurer, the Honourable Mr Joe Hockey on Mr Hockey’s request yesterday (Wed 13 Aug). The meeting was both cordial and respectful and Senator Wang appreciated Mr Hockey travelling to Western ...
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12 Aug 2014
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Palmer United Party Puts Community before Politicians

What a political party can achieve for the community is far more important than the role of a leader, according to the federal leader of the Palmer United Party and member for Fairfax, Clive Palmer. “It is very important for good ...
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06 Aug 2014
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Palmer calls for Queensland Upper House

Federal leader of the Palmer United Party and member for Fairfax, Clive Palmer, has called for the reintroduction of an Upper House in Queensland to restore necessary checks and balances to state politics.
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06 Aug 2014
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AEC Chief Backs Clive Palmer’s 2013 Federal Election Concerns

Appearing before the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Electoral Matters, the Acting Australian Electoral Commissioner, Mr Tom Rogers, has supported key elements of the Palmer United Party’s submission to the Committee and Clive Palmer’s speech to the National Press Club on ...
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05 Aug 2014
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PPL Dead in the Water: Clive Palmer

The federal leader of the Palmer United Party and Member for Fairfax, Clive Palmer, says the Abbott Government is like an ostrich with its head in the sand when it comes to the Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme.
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05 Aug 2014
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Clive Palmer supports greater autonomy for school principals

Member for Fairfax and Federal Leader of the Palmer United Party, Clive Palmer MP, has come out in support of a call by the president of the Sunshine Coast branch of the Queensland Association of State School Principals, Steve Logan, ...
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05 Aug 2014
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Federal funding for Fairfax community organisation

More federal funding is on its way to a Fairfax-based community organisation with the Naval Association of Australia Federal Council set to receive $10,000 under the 2014/15 Grants to National Organisations programme.
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31 Jul 2014
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Community groups express their thanks for donations

Clive Palmer’s Fairfax electoral office in Maroochydore has been inundated with letters of appreciation following Mr Palmer’s generous distribution of his parliamentary salary to local charities and community organisations.
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