Last Week in Queensland – 22 August 2016

last-week-logo-2Last week in Queensland*, we heard plenty about tree-clearing laws, the claims from both sides of that debate, and all about a Labor MP’s criticism of the Estimates Committee process.

 

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

Opposition Environment spokesperson Christian Rowan

Opposition Environment spokesperson Christian Rowan

 

 

Politics

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliamentparl house

  • Queensland’s Parliament sits again next week, from Tuesday 30 August to Thursday 1 September
  • 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 are next week, Tuesday 30 August to Thursday 1 September – 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.

 

 

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 August 22, 2016, in Federal Government, 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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