Last Week in Queensland – 29 August 2016

last-week-logo-2Business groups ramped up their attacks on the Treasurer, draft VLAD laws were revealed, and Thor kept getting in the way of real news, last week in Queensland*.




The Opposition and Crossbench



Premier Palaszczuk

Premier Palaszczuk




Economy and Infrastructure


ParliamentOpening Parliament 2015

  • Queensland’s Parliament sits again this 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
  • The first sittings days for the new Federal Parliament are this week, 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 29, 2016, in Democracy, Government decision-making, Parliament, Policy, Political tactics, Politics, Premier, Queensland, queensland economy, Queensland Government, State Government. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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