OXLEY: Milton Dick, Labor
AS A Labor representative at the local council level for eight years, I have demonstrated that I will fight for the values that will keep Oxley and Australia on the right track.
One vital piece of infrastructure that I have already secured for our community under a Shorten Labor Government, together with funding from the Palaszczuk Government, is the Darra to Rocklea section of the Ipswich Motorway.
This $400-million project will create jobs and will make it easier for the 85,000 motorists to get to work and home each day.
The values I am fighting for, as part of the Labor team this election, stand in stark contrast to the cuts and poor priorities we've seen from Mr Turnbull and the LNP.
Labor is fighting for modern, reliable internet through the NBN; for jobs, and for a strong economy that has a tax system that makes sure multi-nationals pay their fair share of tax.
Speaking with residents across the electorate of Oxley from Springfield and Redbank, right up to the Centenary suburbs, I have a real sense of just how concerned people are about cuts to health and education.
They are concerned about the LNP's plans to cut bulk billing and increasing the cost of prescriptions and seeing a specialist.
They can't afford $100,000 university degree for their kids, and they want all schools to be properly funded.
People often say that there's no difference between the major parties; well, that's definitely not the case at this election.
- Milton Dick