Fuel discount dockets a ripoff

Local motorists can expect to feel more pain thanks to ongoing manipulation of petrol shopper docket schemes. Local federal MP Scott Buchholz said the Coalition has written to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate fuel discount dockets following allegations the dockets have been used to hide an unjustified increase in the cost…

POSITION STATEMENT ON LIVE EXPORT

Like all Australians, I was shocked and deeply disturbed by the mistreatment of Australian livestock exposed during the Four Corners program on 30 May 2011. As a cattle owner myself I do not condone any ill-treatment of animals such as we’ve seen in some Indonesian abattoirs. However bad practices at some abattoirs are not a reason…

Act fast to stop future deaths: Buchholz

Federal Member Scott Buchholz has called on all levels of government to implement the Flood Inquiry’s recommendations before the next wet season. The report handed down yesterday by the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry contains 175 recommendations to mitigate the impact of further flood events. Although the report contained disturbing evidence of a lack of…

MP questions flood enquiry

A federal member of parliament has questioned the motives and direction of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry.   Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz, whose electorate covers the Lockyer Valley region that has dominated the inquiry recently, said he hopes Premier Anna Bligh is being honest when she claims public servants and emergency services…