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Opposed to the closure of agriculture colleges in Longreach and Emerald

Eligibility - Queensland citizens

Principal Petitioner:

Paige Hooley
8 Larkin Close
ATHERTON QLD 4883

Total Signatures - 79

Sponsoring Member: Mr Shane Knuth MP

Posting Date: 26/03/2019

Tabled Date: 26/03/2019

Responded By: Hon Mark Furner MP on 24/04/2019

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

Queensland citizens draws to the attention of the House that the recent announcement by Agriculture Minister Mark Furner to close agricultural colleges in Longreach and Emerald. This is a severe blow to the agriculture industry and will damage the long-term viability of the industry in Queensland.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to reverse the State Government's decision to close agricultural colleges in Longreach and Emerald at the end of 2019.