Monthly Archives: June 2016

Last Week in Queensland – 27 June 2016

last-week-logo-2Poor polling for Palaszczuk’s Labor, who are out selling their budget, and State news crowded out by Federal election coverage … last week in Queensland*.

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

MP for Cairns Billy Gordon

MP for Cairns Billy Gordon

 

Politics

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliamentparl house

  • Queensland’s Parliament sits again from 19 to 22 July, and 26 to 28 July, for Estimates Committee hearings on the State Budget
  • The Queensland Parliament’s summary of what’s new, including newly-introduced and passed legislation, is here www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-assembly/whats-new
  • The Federal Parliament has been prorogued until after the Federal Election on 2 July – see www.aph.gov.au

Sleeper Issues?

 

 

* 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.

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 20 June 2016

last-week-logo-2The State Budget dominated the news last week in Queensland, and licensed venues are facing imminent commencement of new “safe night out” regulation.

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls

 

Politics

 

Community

BJD infection

BJD infection

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliamentparl house

  • Queensland’s Parliament sat last week, principally for the State Budget, and from 19 to 22 July, and 26 to 28 July Estimates Committee hearings are shceduled to examine the State Budget
  • The Queensland Parliament’s summary of what’s new, including newly-introduced and passed legislation, is here www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-assembly/whats-new
  • The Federal Parliament has been prorogued until after the Federal Election on 2 July – see www.aph.gov.au

 

Sleeper Issues?

 

 

 

* 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.

 

 

Happy Anniversary To Us!

_LDP8380-cropped and smallAlmost exactly a year ago, Stephen Robertson and Mike Smith relaunched Ethical Consulting Services as a partnership.

We’re still having fun helping clients with

  • Governance and meeting skills
  • Government and stakeholder relations
  • Project and inbound investment facilitation
  • Branding, marketing, campaigns, and communication

… and training in any of the above!

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 13 June 2016

last-week-logo-2We drowned in state budget “leaks” last week in Queensland!

Governing

 

Politics

 

Community

MP for Keppel Brittany Lauga

MP for Keppel Brittany Lauga

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliamentqld-parliament

  • Queensland’s Parliament sits this week for the State Budget, from Tuesday 14 June to Friday 17 June; the budget will be presented on Tuesday 14 June
  • The Queensland Parliament’s summary of what’s new, including newly-introduced and passed legislation, is here www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-assembly/whats-new
  • The Federal Parliament has been prorogued until after the Federal Election on 2 July – see www.aph.gov.au

 

Sleeper Issues?koala

 

 

 

 

* 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.

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 6 June 2016

last-week-logo-2Last week in Queensland*, State budget announcements commenced, the Federal Election’s links to domestic Queensland issues dominated media, and more and more tourists seem on the cards.

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker

Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker

 

Politics

Health Minister Cameron Dick

Health Minister Cameron Dick

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliament

    • Queensland’s Parliament next sits for the State Budget, from Tuesday 14 June to Friday 17 June; the budget will be presented on 14 June
Speaker Wellington

Queensland Parliament’s Speaker Peter Wellington

 

Sleeper Issues?

 

 

 

* 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.