Railway to nowhere – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Railway to nowhere

Galaxy poll: TPP 50-50, Labor leads on primary vote. Wayne Goss farewelled at public memorial. Railway to nowhere – Adani taxpayer funded infrastructure. No inquiry into cash for sand. UMC vows new VLAD law challenge. . Galaxy poll: TPP 50-50, Labor leads on primary vote On Friday, The Courier Mail ran with a confident Premier […]

A developer in the House – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

A developer in the House

Keeping Qld safe from terrorists, Russians, Ebola and Crocodiles. Roy Morgan Poll – It’s Labor 50.5pc TPP. A Developer in the House. Dr Ken Levy returned as CCC boss. BAU for the Blame Labor Party. Asset leasing, it’s like Hong Kong. Tweet of the week 1 – That’ll stop the terrorists. Tweet of the week […]

A tap on the shoulder – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

A Tap On The Shoulder

The Arrrs have it – Arts Minister updates the House on Captain Jack Sparrow. A tap on the shoulder. Here’s laughing at you – Pensioners unconvinced of lower power bills. Crossbench movements. Queensland town of Moranbah declining with falling coal prices. Volatile Queensland question time – Premier defies Madam Speaker. Revelations of an outgoing Queensland […]

Piracy led recovery – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Pirate led recovery

The return of Kate Jones. Dr Bruce Flegg’s downfall. Senate Inquiry into the Newman Government. Pirate led recovery. Power disconnections, wages fall below inflation. VLAD convictions zero. Tweets of the week – Journo’s stakeout. . The return of Kate Jones After years of speculation, Labor’s Kate Jones has confirmed she will stand for pre-selection in […]

Tony Abbott’s Royal Commission blunders: @madwixxy comments on #TURC

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As we enter the final days of the public hearings of the Trade Union Royal Commission I find myself in the peculiar position of agreeing with John Howard. John Howard told Janet Albrechtsen in an interview of his unease with the way Tony Abbott and George Brandis used the Royal Commission process as a means to achieve […]

Four minutes to midnight – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Four Minutes To Midnight

Dredge spoil – From villains to heroes. Four minutes to midnight – The anti-objection laws. Tony Fitzgerald QC lambasts The Courier-Mail labeling it ‘The Craven’. Trend unemployment rises for fifth consecutive month. Cairns Grandmother raided over G20 tickets. . Dredge spoil – From villains to heroes After letters, online petitions, emails, news reports, general condemnation, […]

Crimes that matter – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

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Crimes that matter. Unemployment at eleven year high. The great Queensland fluoride debate rages. Third suicide after Newman closure of Barrett Centre. New doctor in the house. New livery for Queensland police. Tweet of the week – The media lounge in parliament house gets ‘Newmaned’. . Crimes that matter. The crime statistics came a little […]

Tony Fitzgerald plays Nostradamus: #Qldpol #murdoch ‘propaganda’ blather will go on

Tony Fitzgerald, corruption commissioner in 1990 (detail). (Photo: Queensland Newspapers. SOurce: Wikimedia Commons)

Margo: Tony Morris QC, who, like Brandis, I was at law school with at Queensland University, wrote an opinion piece in today’s Courier Mail critiquing Tony Fitzgerald and backing Tim Carmody’s appointment as Chief Justice of the Queensland Supreme Court. But he has privately condemned it, exposed by the ABC’s Melina Howells June 18,2014. Tony Fitzgerald’s statement in reply today, […]

Misleading Queensland, The Courier Mail’s shocking week – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Misleading Queensland, The Courier Mail’s shocking week.

Carmody crisis still alive. Dr Chris Davis admonished by The Courier Mail. Tony Fitzgerald QC under attack by cohort of Newman Government and News Corp. New Governor in town. Decentralising Queensland. Crime statistics get ‘Newmaned’. Tweet of the week: Can CanDo get out of the way? . Carmody crisis still alive Justice John Muir again […]

Factcheck: Queensland crime statistics get ‘Newmaned’ – #qldpol: @Qldaah

Crime statistics get 'Newmaned' On July 14, 2014, Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart took the unusual step of briefing the Newman Government cabinet

On July 14, 2014, Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart took the unusual step of briefing the Newman Government cabinet on the fall of crime in Queensland, more than six weeks ahead of the annual announcement in September. It was also in the lead up to the Stafford by-election and just prior to Queensland budget estimates […]