Last Week in Queensland – 19 December 2016

last-week-logo-2Last week in Queensland*, the big news** was a much healthier state budget, a casino on the Spit, expansion at Jupiter’s casino, and One Nation polling strongly.

 

Governing

Treasurer Curtis Pitt, with Deputy Premier Trad and Employment Minister Grace

Treasurer Curtis Pitt, with Deputy Premier Trad and Employment Minister Grace

 

Opposition and Crossbench

 

Politics

Queensland's Parliament's Speaker Wellington

Queensland’s Parliament’s Speaker Wellington

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

Artist impression of Jupiter's new tower

Artist impression of Jupiter’s new tower

 

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 probably not going to publish again until the New Year … but we might if things get really exciting

 

** 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 19, 2016, in 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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