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Queensland Premier Cut-Back

 

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7 July 2012

The environment will again take second place under the latest round of cuts by the Newman Liberal National Government.

Minister for Environment Tony Burke and Acting Attorney-General Jason Clare today condemned Premier Newman’s decision to cut funding from the Environmental Defender’s Office (EDO) of Northern Queensland, based in Cairns, and EDO Queensland, based in Brisbane.

“This is more of the same from the Liberal National Queensland Government. Since coming to government, Premier Newman has consistently cut environmental protections,” Mr Burke said”   MEDIA RELEASE 

Live: Job cuts in public service

teachers protest

6:35pm brisbanetimes.com.au’s live coverage of the fallout from today’s announcement that 2000 jobs are to go from the state-sponsored transport sector, as well as hundreds of jobs in QBuild, this afternoon’s teachers rally and other public service-related announcements, has ended.

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Internal auditing to be outsourced?

NewmanDANIEL HURST 1:00am Audit functions within Premier Campbell Newman’s department could be shaken up, with external contractors set to be brought in to take over work previously done in-house.

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Premier confirms 300 QBuild jobs to go

Campbell Newman12:22pm Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has confirmed jobs will be lost from QBuild, which does construction and building work for government agencies.

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Teachers to rally as standoff continues

What could be a worrying point is more outsourcing in 

Two separate confidential government sources have told brisbanetimes.com.au the government is looking at outsourcing the production of written records of court proceedings, potentially affecting hundreds of State Reporting Bureau staff.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie was asked directly about the concept but did not take the opportunity to dispute the claim.

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/government-veil-of-silence-over-cuts-20120727-22yi0.html#ixzz22CS1BbQa

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