Last Week in Queensland – 18 July 2016

last-week-logo-2Cross-River rail, asbestos in Government buildings, a book about the Palaszczuk Government, and everyone’s looking forward to Parliamentary estimates hearings … last week in Queensland*.

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

 

PoliticsDavid-Janetzki-Toowoomba-South-gallery-6

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructurecross-river-rail

 

Parliament

Queensland's Parlaiment's Speaker Wellington

Queensland’s Parliament’s Speaker Peter Wellington

  • Queensland’s Parliament is busy but not formally sitting this week from 19 to 22 July, and again from 26 to 28 July, for Estimates Committee hearings on the State Budget: the schedule for hearings is here: www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-committees/Estimates
  • 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 was prorogued for the Federal Election held on 2 July, and the first sittings days for the new Parliament have not yet been set – the new Parliament meets within 30 days of the day appointed for the return of the writs, which is Monday, 8 August – see www.aph.gov.au

 

 

 

* 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: www.ethicalconsulting.com; 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 July 18, 2016, in Democracy, Election, Government decision-making, Local Government, Opposition, Parliament, Policy, Political tactics, Politics, Premier, Queensland, queensland economy, Queensland Government, State Government and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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