Last Week in Queensland – 5 December 2016

last-week-logo-2Last week in Queensland, many bite-sized stories about Parliamentary business kept us entertained; towards the end of the week everyone got excited about Nick Behrens from the Chamber of Commerce standing for Parliament, and Lawrence Springborg leaving.  Even the Government’s updated organised crime laws passed with only a token media flutter.

 

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

Lawrence Springborg

Lawrence Springborg

 

Politics

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

Gene Tunny, author of Qld Economy Watch

Gene Tunny, author of Qld Economy Watch

 

Parliamentparl house

  • Queensland’s Parliament has finished sitting for 2016, and next sits from Tuesday 14 February to Thursday 16 February
  • 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
  • Federal Parliament has finished sitting for 2016, and next sits from Tuesday 7 February to Thursday 9 February

 

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 December 5, 2016, in Culture change, Democracy, Government decision-making, Opposition, Opposition Leader, 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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