Treasurer and Minister for Trade
The Honourable Tim Nicholls

Union stunt aims to rewrite Labor’s economic record

Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today’s announcement that the unions will conduct their own commission of audit into the state’s finances was little more than a political stunt.

Mr Nicholls briefed unions on the findings of the Commission of Audit last week.

Representatives from the QCU, QTU, QNU and the Police Union attended and were given the chance to ask questions.

“Unions were given the same briefing I gave the LNP party room, business leaders and cross-benchers,” Mr Nicholls said.

“Why are they the only group who now want to commission their own report?

“Their report will be a waste of union members’ funds and is an attempt to rewrite Labor’s disgraceful political and economic history.”