The embattled Federal Member for Fisher made a rare public appearance this morning when he participated in a Meet the Candidates breakfast in Maleny. Still remaining coy on whether he would be a candidate in the September 7 election, Mr Slipper maintained his stand that an announcement would be made at the appropriate time. With […]
Palmer United Party candidate for the federal seat of Fisher, Bill Schoch, has revealed historical family ties with the first settlers of Montville. Mr Schoch is listed as a descendant of the Blackall Range Montville pioneering family, featured in a classic piece of Queensland literature. “William Schoch, my Swiss ancestor settled in Brisbane and married […]
Federal leader of the Palmer United Party and candidate for Fairfax, Clive Palmer, today unveiled his five point plan for a stronger Sunshine Coast. Mr Palmer said he would deliver turbo-charged tourism, an international airport, a stronger jobs pathway, hospitals which remained in the hands of the people and a complete overhaul of rail and […]
Palmer United Party candidate for Fisher Bill Schoch talking about his and the Palmer United Party’s chances upon the announcement of the 2013 Federal Election to be held on September 7.
LNP Candidate for Fisher Mal Brough says the September 7 election is a clear choice between more of the same from Labor and real change from the Coalition. “A united local LNP team is focused on delivering more jobs and job security, reducing the cost of living and providing a real plan to grow our […]
**updated**Queensland Greens in the federal seat of Fisher will hold a day of action on Saturday (June 29) to highlight the truth about solar energy. The Greens candidate for Fisher, Garry Claridge said about 24,000 households in the electorate had solar energy systems. The installation and maintenance of solar systems provides a lot of employment […]
Independent Federal Member for Fisher Peter Slipper has released a statement indicating his increasing concern for those on the Coast doing it tough. In his statement Mr Slipper says, “Over the course of the last few months I have been contacted by an increasing number of my constituents detailing their day to day struggles – […]
The local Member for Fisher, Peter Slipper said there is an opportunity for promising junior sportsmen and sportswomen to apply for Local Sporting Champions grants.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives and Member for Fisher Peter Slipper is continuing his quest to ensure the expansion of the Bruce Highway to six lanes is top priority for government.
Today the House of Representatives passed the government package of legislation to amend the Private Health Insurance Rebate legislation. Peter Slipper has expressed his regret in not being able to vote against the bill.