Last Week in Queensland – 20 February 2017

last-week-logo-2Parole reform, abortion legislation, sugar industry’s future, LNP ready to snuggle with One Nation (but only so far), and Tim Nicholls apologises for the Government in which he was a leader … last week in Queensland*.




Opposition and Crossbench




Deputy Premier Jackie Trad

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad



Economy and Infrastructure


Queensland's Speaker Wellington, retiring

Queensland’s Speaker Wellington, retiring


  • Queensland’s Parliament has this coming week off, and next sits from Tuesday 28 February to Thursday 2 March
  • The Queensland Parliament’s summary of what’s new, including newly-introduced and passed legislation, is here
  • Federal Parliament sat for the last two weeks; the House of Representatives sits alone from Monday 27 February to Thursday 2 March, and then both upper and lower Houses sit next from Monday 20 March to Thursday 24 March


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 20, 2017, in Government decision-making, Opposition, Opposition Leader, Parliament, Political tactics, Politics, Premier, Queensland, queensland economy, Queensland Government, State Government, Strategy, Tactics and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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