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Candidates' set to debate at Bulletin-run forum next week

THE Morning Bulletin is holding a Capricornia candidates' debate/forum at CQUniversity on Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm.

There are nine candidates lining up for this crucial election and most are expected to attend the debate, including leading contenders Michelle Landry (LNP) Russell Robertson (Labor) and Wade Rothery (One Nation).

If you have a question you would like to put to the candidates please send it by email to tmbully@capnews.com.au subject CQU debate, by mail to PO Box 397, Rockhampton 4700 or hand it in at the Bulletin office at 220 Bolsover St (opposite Kern Arcade car park).

Questions can also be sent via our Facebook page when this story is posted there.

The public is welcome to attend the CQUniversity debate at the lecture theatre in Building 5/G.02.

The Morning Bulletin editor Frazer Pearce will be the moderator.

What are Capricornia’s big issues for the 2019 federal election?

This poll ended on 17 May 2019.

Current Results

Job creation

7%

Establishing a federal Independent Commission Against Corruption

1%

Reducing cost of living pressures

7%

Cheaper regional airfares

4%

Addressing climate change

2%

Homelessness / emergency housing

0%

Fairness for workers/ industrial relations

1%

Building a coal-fired power station

3%

Support for small business

2%

Tax cuts

2%

Abolishing franking credits

1%

Addressing wage stagnation

1%

Lowering power prices

6%

Addressing high fuel costs

5%

Adani's Carmichael coal mine

3%

Building Yeppoon convention centre

0%

Upgrading GKI infrastructure

2%

Boosting beef industry

0%

Protecting the environment

1%

Boosting beef industry

0%

Vegetation management laws

0%

Abolishing negative gearing

0%

Flood mitigation including Rockhampton airport levee

1%

Upgrading CQ’s roads

3%

Supporting the mining industry

2%

Boost electric car uptake/ charging infrastructure

0%

Rockhampton international airport upgrade

1%

Building a Rockhampton sports stadium

1%

Establishing a permanent military base

2%

Better telecommunications/NBN for regional areas

1%

Water infrastructure – Gap dam, Bradfield scheme

2%

More funding for education and training

1%

Immigration / foreign worker visas

1%

Improving health system

1%

Border security

1%

Boosting tourism

0%

Tackling drug abuse

1%

Improving aged care system

2%

Suicide prevention

0%

Open and honest government

1%

Disability support / NDIS

1%

Housing – first home buyer/ affordable

1%

Economy – boosting growth

1%

Rolling out more renewable energy generation

1%

Law/ crime

2%

Population planning

0%

Cracking down on tax avoidance by multinational companies

2%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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