Last Week in Queensland – 13 February 2017

last-week-logo-2Last week in Queensland, our heatwave dominated news*, but there was plenty of room for (misrepresentation of) the report on Queensland Rail’s failings, the Transport Minister’s resignation, and consequent reshuffle.  Extraordinary polling of One Nation Party in Queensland has generated plenty of discussion, too.



Ex-Minister, new Minister, Santas

Ex-Minister, new Minister, Santas


Opposition and Crossbench

Fiona Simpson

Fiona Simpson






Economy and Infrastructure



  • Queensland’s Parliament sits this week, 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 sat last week, and sits again this week, from Monday 13 February to Thursday 16 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 February 13, 2017, in Government decision-making, Opposition, Opposition Leader, Parliament, Politics, Premier, Queensland, queensland economy, Queensland Government, State Government and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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