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.



The Opposition and Crossbench

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls





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
  • The Federal Parliament has been prorogued until after the Federal Election on 2 July – see


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.



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Posted on June 20, 2016, in Change, Democracy, Election, Government decision-making, Opposition, Opposition Leader, Parliament, Policy, Political tactics, Politics, Premier, Queensland, Queensland Government, State Government and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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