In reference to ‘Hockey slams Labor for low investment- Townsville Bulletin 29.05.15’ Hockey stating that investment fell by 4.4 per cent in the March quarter and trying to blame the State Labor government is a bit rich, considering that Hockey will not supply investment funding to Queensland because Queenslanders had the temerity to oust the hard line extremist Newman LNP government who were pulling Queensland to pieces and Queenslanders with it. With that government serving out extreme right wing policies that hurt most people, which is why we changed government. This from a federal government that has increased the budget deficits from $17b to 48b in just two years while managing to increase unemployment from 5.2 per cent to 6.3 percent adding 100,000 people to the dole queue, I think if I were he I would be silent and try not to attract attention to myself.
The Newman LNP policies were aimed at making the rich richer at the expense of the poor, and in Queensland, that simply is not on, we won’t cop it, we still believe in ‘the fair go principle.’ Why should we as a public sell off our assets to the LNPs rich mates or to overseas billionaires such as the case in South Australia or Kennett’s Victoria? We in Qld are smart enough to know that if the cost of generating electricity for example is a certain amount, that selling to private corporations who want to make a profit will only increase the price that we customers have to pay, it’s bad enough already, but would be worse under private ownership. No Joe, stick it up your jumper!