Last Week in Queensland – 30 January 2017

last-week-logo-2Significant changes to lockout laws were announced, the State economy picked up, domestic gas reservation got industry excited, and the Federal Government seemed intent on usurping the State Opposition’s role, last week in Queensland*.




Opposition and Crossbench






Economy and Infrastructure



  • 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?

Mark Bailey, Minister for Energy et al

Mark Bailey, Minister for Energy et al






* 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:; 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 January 30, 2017, in Opposition, Opposition Leader, Policy, Political tactics, Politics, Premier, Queensland, queensland economy, Queensland Government, State Government and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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