The Galaxy ballot confirmed 51 per cent of individuals in south-east Queensland polled imagine the federal government lied, 14 per cent imagine the federal government advised the reality and 35 per cent of individuals polled couldn’t determine.
It additionally confirmed 52 per cent of individuals most well-liked the hospital’s title stay because the Girl Cilento Kids’s Hospital.
The ballot exhibits 27 per cent of these polled would rename it the Queensland Kids’s Hospital, whereas 13 per cent would rename the hospital, however maintain the Girl Cilento within the title.
Brisbane’s new youngsters’s hospital was named to honour Girl Phyllis Cilento in 2014 by Campbell Newman’s earlier LNP authorities.
Girl Cilento was a pioneering ladies’s well being advocate who labored at Brisbane’s Hospital for Sick Kids from 1931 till 1938 earlier than establishing her personal observe the place she labored till the 1980s.
Queensland’s Opposition chief Deb Frecklington stated the Galaxy ballot was a take a look at of Labor’s credibility on the problem.
“That is the one scientifically carried out dependable ballot on this problem so far and it proves Labor’s claims about real session are all lies,” Ms Frecklington stated.
“That is the ultimate nail within the coffin for Annastacia Palaszczuk’s credibility. It’s in Labor’s DNA to lie and Queenslanders have not been fooled by it,” she stated.
Well being Minister Steven Miles final week advised reporters the federal government’s ballot that supported the title change was solely one of many the reason why the federal government determined to vary the title of the hospital.
He stated many medical doctors on the hospital supported altering the title and a few stated that they had misplaced analysis grants as a result of the Girl Cilento Kids’s title implied it was a personal hospital, not a state authorities hospital.
Ms Frecklington stated the federal government’s survey was rigged to assist the title change for political causes.
“The Palaszczuk authorities’s survey to justify the title change was clearly a rort, rigged and corrupted,” she stated.
“You can’t imagine a phrase this authorities says,” she stated.
Ms Frecklington stated Queenslanders need the hospital title change to cease.
“This conceited Labor authorities should hear and cease the title change instantly,” she stated.
“Well being Minister Steven Miles ought to be packing his workplace tonight, he’s unfit to be a Minister of the Crown.”
Mr Miles stated 900 employees needed the Girl Cilento Kids’s Hospital title to vary.
“As I’ve all the time stated, the choice to vary the title of the hospital again to Queensland Kids’s Hospital was made by cupboard based mostly on a on quite a few elements, together with a petition with 900 signatures of hospital employees,” Mr Miles stated.
Tony Moore is a senior reporter on the Brisbane Occasions