Last Week in Queensland – 1 August, 2016

last-week-logo-2Last Week in Queensland, estimates hearings finished for the year, the mining sector expressed concern about regulatory risk, and a development intervention saw the Chamber of Industry significantly escalate anti-Government rhetoric.

(Sorry this is late in the day – technical problems … or, more accurately, technical ineptitude)




The Opposition and Crossbench






Economy and Infrastructure


Parliamentparl house

  • Queensland’s Parliament has just completed two weeks of Estimates hearings on the State Budget, and sits again from 26 to 28 July
  • The Queensland Parliament’s summary of what’s new, including newly-introduced and passed legislation, is here
  • The Federal Parliament was prorogued for the Federal Election held on 2 July, and the first sittings days for the new Parliament are Tuesday 30 August to Thursday 1 September – 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 August 1, 2016, in Democracy, Government decision-making, Local Government, Opposition, Opposition Leader, Parliament, Policy, Political tactics, Politics, Premier, public service decision-making, Queensland, queensland economy, Queensland Government, State Government and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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