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Gladstone Observer: Inland rail ‘a dog of a project’: Senator Chisholm

February 12, 2021

Senator Chisholm was in Gladstone this week for a round table discussion on inland rail which included Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher, Gladstone Mayor Matt Burnett and other local groups. After the meeting, Senator Chisholm told The Observer there were a number of issues with the project. "Anyone who has looked into the route that is currently proposed for Inland Rail knows there are a lot of significant issues with it," he said.

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Inland Rail dubbed ‘dog of a project’ by Labor senator

February 10, 2021

It’s a huge infrastructure project linking Brisbane and Melbourne. But no-one is listening to concerns about Inland Rail’s negative impact when it hits our suburbs, writes Queensland senator Anthony Chisholm.

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Goss the boss changed political paradigm in Queensland for the better

November 30, 2019

My first political memory is the election of the Goss government on December 2, 1989. I recall the growing sense of excitement in my family about the potential election of a Labor government and how we kept the famous “Goss the Boss” front page of the next day’s Sunday Mail. I’d turned 11 that year, so for my generation, it is easy to take for granted what was achieved in 1989 and in the following years.

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Labor must try to win back country hearts

November 07, 2019

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Our right to know data for cashless card trial

October 21, 2019

The people of Bundaberg have a right to know about the actual results of the Cashless Debit Card trial, Labor says. Labor Senator for Queensland Anthony Chisholm is calling for the Morrison Government to release data about the trial.

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Labor Senator attacks Hinkler MP about lack of opportunities. Pollies clash on jobs

October 17, 2019

Labor Senator Anthony Chisholm criticised the federal government for not doing enough to increase jobs in Wide Bay.

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