Last Week in Queensland – 9 January 2017

last-week-logo-2It was a happy new year for party animals, as Queensland last week learned the Government is awaiting a report which might see licenced premises lock-out laws changed; fallout from Queensland Rail’s Christmas Day service failures also dominated the news*.




Opposition and Crossbench



Stirling Hinchliffe, Minister responsible for QR

Stirling Hinchliffe, Minister responsible for QR




Economy and Infrastructure


Parliamentparl house

  • Queensland’s Parliament 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
  • Federal Parliament 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 January 9, 2017, in Ethical Consulting, Government decision-making, Opposition, Parliament, Politics, Premier, Queensland, queensland economy, Queensland Government, State Government and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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