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Last Week in Queensland – 19 June 2017

The State budget dominated Queensland media* in the first half of last week, as did attacks under Parliamentary privilege on the integrity of Paul Pisisale, and the labelling of Caboolture as Australia’s dole bludger capital.

 

Queensland budget

 

Governing

Tony Fitzgerald (Photo: State Library)

 

Opposition and Crossbench

 

Politics

 

Community

Energy Minister Mark Bailey

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliament

Queensland’s Speaker Peter Wellington

 

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.

 

Last Week in Queensland – 12 June 2017

Budget “leaks”, Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisisale’s resignation, and Adani mine’s investment go-ahead dominated the news* last week in Queensland.

 

Governing

 

Opposition and Crossbench

 

Politics

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliament

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 26 September 2016

last-week-logo-2A thorough review of fostering and child-safe approvals systems and continued agitation for State asset sales, dominated the news* in Queensland last week.

(“Last Week in Queensland” – this blog/newsletter – will be off the air from 10 October to 15 November, while half of Ethical Consulting Services is embedded in the US Presidential Election Campaign)

 

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

 

Politics

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliamentqld-parliament

  • Queensland’s Parliament next sits, from Tuesday 11 October to Thursday 13 October
  • 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
  • Both Houses of Federal Parliament next sit, from Monday 10 October to Thursday 13 October, and the House of Representatives sits the following week also – see www.aph.gov.au

 

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.

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 12 September 2016

last-week-logo-2Rumoured instability inside the State Government kept the media agitated, while the ABS said our economy is growing well – last week in Queensland*.

 

Governing

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

ParliamentOpening Parliament 2015

  • Queensland’s Parliament next sits this week, from Tuesday 13 September to Thursday 15 September
  • 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
  • Both Houses of Federal Parliament sit this week, from Monday 12 September to Thursday 15 September – see www.aph.gov.au

 

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.

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 20 June 2016

last-week-logo-2The State Budget dominated the news last week in Queensland, and licensed venues are facing imminent commencement of new “safe night out” regulation.

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls

 

Politics

 

Community

BJD infection

BJD infection

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliamentparl house

  • Queensland’s Parliament sat last week, principally for the State Budget, and from 19 to 22 July, and 26 to 28 July Estimates Committee hearings are shceduled to examine the State Budget
  • 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
  • The Federal Parliament has been prorogued until after the Federal Election on 2 July – see www.aph.gov.au

 

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.

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 13 June 2016

last-week-logo-2We drowned in state budget “leaks” last week in Queensland!

Governing

 

Politics

 

Community

MP for Keppel Brittany Lauga

MP for Keppel Brittany Lauga

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliamentqld-parliament

  • Queensland’s Parliament sits this week for the State Budget, from Tuesday 14 June to Friday 17 June; the budget will be presented on Tuesday 14 June
  • 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
  • The Federal Parliament has been prorogued until after the Federal Election on 2 July – see www.aph.gov.au

 

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* 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.

 

 

Last Week in Queensland – 6 June 2016

last-week-logo-2Last week in Queensland*, State budget announcements commenced, the Federal Election’s links to domestic Queensland issues dominated media, and more and more tourists seem on the cards.

Governing

 

The Opposition and Crossbench

Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker

Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker

 

Politics

Health Minister Cameron Dick

Health Minister Cameron Dick

 

Community

 

Economy and Infrastructure

 

Parliament

    • Queensland’s Parliament next sits for the State Budget, from Tuesday 14 June to Friday 17 June; the budget will be presented on 14 June
Speaker Wellington

Queensland Parliament’s Speaker Peter Wellington

 

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.