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Federal funding cuts to Queensland Health

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Samuel Cox MP
PO Box 94
Thuringowa Qld 4817

Total Signatures - 181

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 21/01/2013

Closing Date: 8/02/2013

Tabled Date: 5/03/2013

Responded By: Hon Lawrence Springborg MP on 22/03/2013

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland Residents draws to the attention of the House:  the reduction in Commonwealth health funding to Queensland Health by $103 million in 2012-13 and its effect on health services and jobs in the Townsville Hospital Health services region.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to:  approach the Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan and request the reversal of this decision and reinstatement of funding.