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Campbell’s coming and he’s bringing his Cabinet

IF YOU want to talk to Campbell Newman face to face, here is your chance.

The Premier is bringing Queensland Cabinet to the Keppel Electorate next month and he wants to hear from Central Queenslanders across a broad range of issues.

The Premier and his ministerial team are keen to listen to any concerns residents may have or projects they'd like to see developed in the area.

"I encourage residents, organisations and business all to take part in these meetings which will help shape this great region and the industries which are so important to it," he said.

The Keppel Community Cabinet will be held at the Frenchville State School in North Rockhampton on Sunday, September 14.

Issues could include the bikie gang laws and impact on tattoo parlours while projects might involve Rockhampton's proposed stadium/ convention centre, a wow factor development on Yeppoon's foreshore and Dominic Doblo's vision for a giant hydroelectric dam on the Fitzroy River.

"Central Queensland plays such a vital role in Queensland's economy," Mr Newman said.

"Our government promised we would grow a four pillar economy focusing on agriculture, resources, tourism and construction and this region is rich in all of these."

Member for Keppel Bruce Young welcomed the news that the focus would be on the region. "I urge local residents to contact my office in order to organise meetings with government ministers," Mr Young said.

"This is a great opportunity for locals to secure direct meetings with key government officials."

This will be the sixteenth Community Cabinet held around Queensland by the State Government.

Details:

Premier Campbell Newman

Keppel Community Cabinet Frenchville State School Sept 14

Meeting request forms are available from:

Department of the Premier and Cabinet: Ph 1800 448 377 or 1800 448 378 or email communitycabinet@premiers.qld.gov.au or website www.thepremier.qld.gov.au/community-cabinet.aspx

Bruce Young MP, Member for Keppel: Shop 3, Evia Building, Normanby St, Yeppoon. Ph 4939 5732 or email keppel@parliament.qld.gov.au

Ted Malone MP, Member for Mirani: 33A Central Street, Sarina. Ph 4956 1555 or email mirani@parliament.qld.gov.au

Bill Byrne MP, Member for Rockhampton: Shop 3, 7 Denham Street, Rockhampton. Ph 4927 5299 or email rockhampton@parliament.qld.gov.au

Livingstone Shire Council: Yeppoon Town Hall, 25 Normanby Street, Yeppoon. Ph 4913 5000 or 1300 790 919 or email enquiries@livingstone.qld.gov.au

Rockhampton Regional Council: 232 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton. Ph 4932 9000 or 1300 22 55 77 or email enquiries@rrc.qld.gov.au

Topics:  cabinet meeting, campbell newman, state government



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