Phillip Thompson OAM MP

Phillip Thompson OAM MP

Federal Member for Herbert

Fighting for Townsville

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I’ve been so proud to represent you as your local Federal MP as we’ve worked together through the challenges of the last year or so. We’ve emerged stronger and more resilient out the other side of the peak of the pandemic, with local business confidence at its highest in 14 years and hundreds of jobs on offer.

The most recent budget is going to go a long way to see that growth and recovery continue with the support of more tax cuts, lower insurance premiums and huge investments in disaster recovery and resilience.

We’re also supporting Defence members, veterans and their families with a Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicides, and nearly half a billion dollars for the Department of Veterans Affairs to help them look after our people better.

As your Federal Member I am always here to help. If there’s ever anything I can do, please don’t hesitate to get in touch on the phone, on Facebook or by email.

While you’re here, please take a minute to have your say, and let me know what’s important to you and your family.

Phillip Thompson OAM MP

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While Labor refused to even mutter the “A” word, I listened to locals who overwhelmingly asked me to back Bravus Mining and Resources as it’s now known. Days like today I’m bloody glad I did. The first locomotives have arrived at the Port of Townsville, supporting at least 50 local jobs through the rail network alone. ... See MoreSee Less

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While Labor refused to even mutter the “A” word, I listened to locals who overwhelmingly asked me to back Bravus Mining and Resources as it’s now known. Days like today I’m bloody glad I did. The first locomotives have arrived at the Port of Townsville, supporting at least 50 local jobs through the rail network alone.

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How about you wingers out there stop looking at the government to solve or finance your lives and start to be resilient and resourceful. I've lucked out on several government policies through the years and just got back on my feet without asking governments to help..

Well done Phillip, at least you care for the Townsville people.

Sometimes bold actions are needed to get things done!

Why didn't they get the locos built here in Townsville? Support local workers.

A usual we can rely on you Phil to get things done !!

How will you explain to your kids you were a critical part in destroying their future via climate change? Talk about an awkward conversation 😬

You’re doing a good job mate. Keep it up!

I thought marketing is why they changed the name to Bravus.

Only supported it after they seen the Labor wipeout at the last Federal election

Go Adani! 👍👍👍 Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Fighting For Townsville we need the other 5 Galilee leases to get going also. Coal demand and prices are at record highs, we need to meet that demand!

Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Fighting For Townsville have PM you bout something different

Good on you Phillip,well done. 🍺🍺

Good one Phillip!

Jenny Hill promised Townsville Residents rate money to build an Airport for Adani, now she sticks the knife into Phil today supporting her LABOR Mates.!

Yet I haven't seen one traineeship advertisement all they want is skilled staff there not willing to train unskilled people

What about the hundreds of jobs at Acland? Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Fighting For Townsville

A is for assimilation innit?

In 5 years they will looking for a new job. How about your government retraining to help fossil industry worker transition to new profitable industries with a future.

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Today we’ve seen Federal & State Labor join forces with Labor Mayor Jenny Hill to pile on about a false ‘Hub Snub’. While it gave them a cheap media headline, the outcome for our region is zip. While they were busy throwing pebbles, I was thrilled to meet with Townsville Enterprise CopperString 2.0 Ark Energy to further our discussions around hydrogen production opportunities in our region. We’re putting together a strong consortium with good governance to enhance our ability & readiness to be a leader in hydrogen production. ... See MoreSee Less

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Today we’ve seen Federal & State Labor join forces with Labor Mayor Jenny Hill to pile on about a false ‘Hub Snub’. While it gave them a cheap media headline, the outcome for our region is zip. While they were busy throwing pebbles, I was thrilled to meet with Townsville Enterprise CopperString 2.0 Ark Energy to further our discussions around hydrogen production opportunities in our region. We’re putting together a strong consortium with good governance to enhance our ability & readiness to be a leader in hydrogen production.

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Explain to the voters how safe nuclear energy is, how Aus has abundant supplies of uranium and thorium but we sell to other countries instead of using this safe energy here. Madness

and on the same day Jenny Hill holds a closed meeting to talk about Haughton pipeline Stage 2. Why can't TCC and the QLD Govt be open and honest about the progress?

To bad you can't turn the dribble they spin into energy it would power this country no problems

Was a BS headline to make you look ineffective. Funding given to areas already set up in this industry which makes sense. Fed labor will call out pork barelling if the cash was given here. Bottom line is we can't everything here, as good as it would be.

Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Fighting For Townsville Aaron Harper was slagging you off last night about not completing the Pipeline. When I pointed it out that he gave the money back he said that’s because of the GST. He couldn’t give me a completion date on the pipeline.

Thank you Phillip love how you expose these pollies

Federal, State and Local Council Labor is obviously worried that something real & positive is about to happen for which they can't claim credit... unless they can say it is a result of pressure they have put on about the region being snubbed by the Coalition.

Keep fighting for our region Phil. You are doing an amazing job.👍👍

Phil on another note. Do you agree that Qld's covid restrictions, short lockdowns and border control have kept us safe from the highly contagious Delta strain and the Qld economy strong, as Businesses haven't been impacted as bad as Vic and Nsw?

Tell us when you think Townsville is ready the hydrogen hub. I know ,when John Ring is elected ,the politicians for all Townsville (Herbert)

Heard a rumor that Townsville port the Chinese are interested. Also resort at Toolakea beach check it out thank you

Titt for tatt for titt for tatt. Less political mud slinging matches in front of the cameras, more getting on with the job, being adults and having adult conversations towards betterment and prosperity of our region. Both major parties have a history of being more interested in flinging mud at the others in front of cameras and calling it campaigning.... How do either of your parties expect to teach our youth about being a respectful contributory member of our community when the examples they see of our nation's alleged leaders carrying on in their workplace as though they're all back at the primary school playground...

Nice work Phillip.. Be nice to know the names and positions of the others in the pic.

Congratulations, you went to a meeting, but please do tell what exactly have you been able to achieve that has a direct benefit for the people of this region. Just to set some boundaries, dabbling in state politics doesn't count. So please tell as a federal MP, what have you achieved?

I thought the government knocked is back on hydrogen.

Seems all labour is good for is creating Kaos and leaving, perhaps leaving all together is a good thing, no point doing it quietly as you have proven, guess your all up for a fight it's a shame your all gutless to stay for that fight.

You're doing a great job Phillip!

Good on you phil Thompson

The Mayor is a coward. The only time your hear from her is what Phil doesn’t do. Here’s 1 for the state government and Jenny hill . you can fool people some of the time you can fool most of the people all the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all the time. This state is broken everywhere especially Townsville. It’s BS

Good on you Phil ! Keep up the good work !

Good on you

Go independent Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Fighting For Townsville, The LNP is a really bad look

Keep fighting the good fight Phil 👏

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