One Nation abandons conservatives to back Greens’ death wish

Many people think One Nation is a conservative party. However, its changing positions on tax policy and today's revelation that it is supporting euthanasia should put paid to that idea.

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Qld politicians urged not to take the easy way out on end of life policy

Queensland politicians will this week be exposed to some heart-wrenching stories about end of life experiences. The cashed-up Clem Jones trust wants them to allow doctors to kill their patients. Here is my media release in response.

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Electoral shock treatment needed to restore common sense on electricity

Two former LNP parliamentarians have today intervened in the energy policy debate, criticising the Government and raising the stakes. This is serious stuff. Here's my response.

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Threatening their power might be the only way to keep ours on

It's eight days since the LNP declared its policy was for a "future beyond coal". The continued confusing messages and big talk and no action from well-intentioned Coalition politicians has prompted me to release this statement. We simply have to get common sense back into the energy debate.

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Dear LNP, please don't abandon coal

It's day seven since the LNP declared it was looking for a "future beyond coal". Meanwhile, tensions over coal within the Coalition in Canberra are rising. The Conservative Party is keeping up the pressure because abandoning coal means higher electricity prices, unreliable electricity and Queensland jobs moving off shore. Here's our latest media release.

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Why is Asia allowed cheap electricity fired by Queensland coal but we are not?

It’s day six of the great coal rift in the Queensland Liberal National Party.

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What a disappointed LNP member says about "future beyond coal"

Here is an email exchange between me and an active LNP member. I've been given permission to re-publish this email in the interests of exposing the deep frustration at grassroots level.

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LNP coal rift drives electricity prices up, reliability down & jobs offshore

After another day of mixed messages from the Coalition on coal, I issued this media release this morning.

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The price of your electricity depends how this rift is resolved

A rift has opened in the Liberal National Party on energy.

How it is resolved will determine whether or not electricity prices in Queensland continue to rise.

The stakes are high.

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LNP "future beyond coal" comments mean higher electricity prices

Queensland’s “future beyond coal” was at least four hundred years away unless a nuclear industry is developed in Australia.

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