Last Week in Queensland – 30 May 2016

last-week-logo-2Government proposals for superannuation see angst arising, and, sadly, ongoing violence at Aurukun community led the news* last week in Queensland.



The Opposition and Crossbench






Economy and Infrastructure



  • Opening Parliament 2015Queensland’s Parliament next sits for the State Budget, from Tuesday 14 June to Friday 17 June; the budget will be presented on 14 June
  • The Queensland Parliament’s summary of what’s new, including newly-introduced and passed legislation, is here
  • The Federal Parliament has been prorogued until after the Federal Election on 2 July – see



* We’re not representing that this is a complete coverage of news in Queensland – it certainly isn’t, and it’s what we find interesting or important, and sometimes what’s unusual.  Some of the links will require subscriptions to read content.



About Mike Smith

Partner in Ethical Consulting Services:; sometime University lecturer; previously Government Relations consultant; before that Labor Party State Secretary in Northern Territory; union advocate with LHMU/United Voice in NT and NSW; hobby – election campaigns!

Posted on May 30, 2016, in Democracy, Election, Governance, Government decision-making, Parliament, Planning, Policy, Political tactics, Politics, Premier, Queensland, Queensland Government, State Government, Strategy, Voting and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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