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It is my honour and privilege to serve you in the Queensland Parliament. Surfers Paradise is a special part of the world. With its playful history, Surfers Paradise has long been considered the heart and soul of the Gold Coast, where entertainment, tourism and business collide and thrive.

As your local representative my goal is to ensure the spirit of Surfers is retained by delivering a world-class transport system, supporting a robust local business and tourism economy, and encouraging sustainable development.

Part of my role as a Member of Parliament is to ensure your needs and the needs of my community are served by the State Government. Since being elected in 2004 I have worked hard to make sure the Gold Coast has a strong voice in Parliament. As a result, I have successfully campaigned for tougher restrictions on underage drinking and bans on dangerous drug implements, as well as initiating other important public health measures which will help improve the health and well-being of Queenslanders.

I am committed to delivering results and representing the people of Surfers Paradise to the best of my ability. In order to achieve this, I rely on your feedback about the issues that affect you in our community. I hope you will use this website to contact me and express your views and ideas.

Thank you for visiting!
John-Paul Langbroek MP
Minister for Education, Training and Employment
Member for Surfers Paradise

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RSS Press Releases

  • Top training talent takes out state awards September 19, 2014
    Queensland’s most talented trainees, apprentices and training organisations have been recognised for their excellence at the 53rd annual Queensland Training Awards.
  • Brisbane students to showcase artworks for the G20 September 18, 2014
    Residents and visitors to Brisbane will see the G20 through the eyes of local school students as part of the Children’s Billboard Project, on display throughout the city and suburbs during the event’s Cultural Celebrations.
  • New partnerships to drive Indigenous opportunity September 1, 2014
    Access to better job and training opportunities will be easier for Indigenous Queenslanders through a new Queensland Government partnership program, which opened for first round applications today.
  • New teachers set for success in 2015 August 28, 2014
    Queensland children will continue to have the best learning environment at their schools with the state’s newest teachers being given more support to improve their skills in the classroom from 2015.
  • Maintenance backlog slashed at schools August 28, 2014
    Queensland children will have safer schools and cleaner classrooms to learn in with another $100 million announced to clear the massive school maintenance backlog inherited by the State Government.
  • Spotlight on state’s science excellence August 27, 2014
    Queensland’s science industry is in good hands with this year’s Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence highlighting the bright minds of today that could create the breakthroughs of the future.
  • Student outcomes key in performance reviews August 26, 2014
    Queensland children will have the best possible start to their education, with a strengthened teacher performance review process becoming compulsory at state schools from the start of the 2015 year.
  • More language lessons for students August 25, 2014
    All year five students in Queensland state schools will now learn a language in a move that is expected to boost education outcomes and give our children a better start in life.
  • Great results for Queensland in NAPLAN tests August 17, 2014
    Queensland students have recorded some of their highest ever scores in the history of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests.
  • More scholarships to support QLD women August 11, 2014
    More Queensland women could find themselves managing a team of workers on a construction site, tuning cars at a mechanics or helping to protect the Great Barrier Reef following the opening of the next round of the State Government’s Supporting Women Scholarships.

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