ON THE TRAIL DAY 17

The Australian - - QUEENSLAND DECIDES - AN­NASTA­CIA PALASZCZUK

WHERE

The Pre­mier vis­ited Edge Hill State School in Cairns (ALP, Cairns 7.5 per cent) to view a stu­dent pro­duc­tion. She met her lo­cal can­di­dates and Ed­u­ca­tion and Tourism Min­is­ter Kate Jones. Ms Palaszczuk took a boat to Green Is­land where she spruiked her tourism pol­icy.

AN­NOUNCE­MENT

$15 mil­lion for new mu­sic teach­ers and in­stru­ments

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“We’ve got the Com­mon­wealth Games on our doorstep next year … what sort of sig­nal do we want to send to the rest of the world?” An­nasta­cia Palaszczuk on the prospect of the LNP and One Na­tion in govern­ment TIM NI­CHOLLS

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The Lib­eral Na­tional Party leader headed to Scenic Rim (LNP 9.2 per cent) to read The Wheels on the Bus to chil­dren at the Wood­hill State School kin­der­garten, and to an­nounce a $60m up­grade to Mount Lin­de­say High­way. He then took the cam­paign up the Great Di­vid­ing Range to Toowoomba’s Queens Park (Toowoomba North, LNP, 1.6 per cent).

AN­NOUNCE­MENT

Promised to em­ploy 535 ex­tra front­line po­lice of­fi­cers at a cost of $108m over the next three years QUOTE OF THE DAY “Peo­ple know that (One Na­tion state leader) Steve Dick­son is com­pletely un­trust­wor­thy, he’s un­trust­wor­thy in re­la­tion to his loy­alty, he’s un­trust­wor­thy in re­la­tion to the peo­ple of Bud­erim, he’s un­trust­wor­thy to his for­mer col­leagues. I think peo­ple should take what­ever Steve Dick­son says in the light of his proven un­trust­wor­thi­ness” Tim Ni­cholls on LNP de­fec­tor Mr Dick­son’s dec­la­ra­tion that for­mer pre­mier Camp­bell New­man had warned cab­i­net against as­set sales. STEVE DICK­SON

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In­ter­view on Bris­bane ABC ra­dio be­fore meet­ing the coun­cil of may­ors in Bris­bane AN­NOUNCE­MENT $167m to em­ploy 3000 ex­tra nurses, 100 mid­wives and 400 nurse nav­i­ga­tors QUOTE OF THE DAY “It was Tim Ni­cholls who made that de­ci­sion, be­cause he was the trea­surer and he drove that point. And he also drove the is­sue re­lat­ing to as­set sales in Queens­land.” Steve Dick­son

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