Australian Government funds $4 million sweet deal for #climate contrarian Bjorn Lomborg – @Takvera

Image Credit : Bjørn Lomborg, April 2014 World Travel and Tourism Council/Flickr. Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

This sweet deal for statistician and climate contrarian Bjorn Limborg is likely to really piss off Australian climate scientists. With one fell swoop the Government has alienated climate scientists, and probably a heavy proportion of other academics and the general public. The Abbott Government is funding climate contrarian Dr Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish Professor of […]

#NDIS restart – The #QldWeekly blogazine: #qldpol @Qldaah

NDIS restart - The Qld Weekly blogazine

Covering the week in Queensland politics. Check back for updates. Table of contents NDIS restart. (April 18, 2015) – Fire ants march on. (April 17, 2015) – COAG day. (April 16, 2015) – Queenslander. (April 15, 2015) – Units to build. (April 14, 2015) – GST wars. (April 13, 2015) – NDIS back on the agenda. […]

Get your house in order – The media trial of Billy Gordon: #qldpol #MediaWatch @Qldaah

GetYourHouseInOrder2

Live blog of events surrounding the Gordon case. Table of contents Introduction. Get your house in order. Domestic violence is not a political tool – Ross Bowler. Cairns Now and Gavin King. The updates section (April 15, 2015) – Morgan Poll puts Labor ahead. (April 14, 2015) – ‘I’m not meddling’ – Warren Entsch. (April 13, […]

Rise of the 55th, death to the Dixer – The #QldWeekly blogazine: #qldpol @Qldaah

Rise of the 55th, death to the Dixer

Rise of the 55th Queensland Parliament. (March 27, 2015) – Question time. (March 26, 2015) – Vote of confidence. (March 25, 2015) – Opening day. (March 24, 2015) – Speaker elected. (March 23, 2015) – Death of the Dixer. (March 22, 2015) – Reef plan not good enough. Blogging the week Check back with us […]

Feb 2015 – Qld female underemployment worst since 1978, #qldpol: @Qldaah

Female underemployment worst since 1978.

Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Queensland trend unemployment was revised up from 6.5 percent in January to 6.6 percent before falling back to 6.5 percent for February. New Queensland Treasurer on the block Curtis Pitt said, “The ABS Labour Force numbers released today show there is work ahead to grow Queensland jobs. Trend unemployment […]

Re-borged – The Supportive Springborg – The #QldWeekly blogazine: #qldpol @Qldaah

Re-borged: The Supportive Springborg

The Supportive Springborg. (March 21, 2015) – Forgotten Queenslanders. (March 20, 2015) – TC Nathan passes with no loss of life. (March 19, 2015) – Saving The Great Barrier Reef. (March 18, 2015) – Sore losers. (March 17, 2015) – May Day to return to May. (March 16, 2015) -The haunting. (March 15, 2015) – […]

Qld women on the front foot – The Qld Weekly blogazine #qldpol: @qldaah

Qld women on the front foot

Blog the week. (March 14, 2015) – No to uranium mining. (March 13, 2015) – Qld arts Renaissance post-Newmanism, modern Palaszczukism. (March 12, 2015) – Alzheimer’s breakthrough. (March 11, 2015) – World Plumbers Day. (March 10, 2015) – Waiting to get on the waiting list . (March 9, 2015) – Operation Undo CaDo. (March 8, 2015) […]

Not now, not ever – The Qld Weekly blogazine #qldpol: @Qldaah

Can Qld lead the way against domestic violence?

Blog the week. Not now, not ever. (March 7, 2015) – Get out of jail free. (March 6, 2015) – International Women’s Day . (March 5, 2015) – Selling non strategic assets. (March 4, 2015) – March 4 march. (March 3, 2015) – Hear and say. (March 2, 2015) – Terror guards. (March 1, 2015) – […]

Centenary of defeat for the strong-arm premiers – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Centenary of defeat for the strong-arm premiers.

Centenary of defeat for the strong-arms. (February 28, 2015) – Proof for bail. (February 27, 2015) – Independence Day. (February 26, 2015) – Newman book snag. (February 25, 2015)  – Return to civil unions. (February 24, 2015)  – Verity did it again. (February 23, 2015) – Cabinet day. (February 22, 2015) – Water rising. Highlights […]

A baptism of sea and sky – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

A Baptism O fSea And Sky

(February 21, 2015) – Aftermath. (February 20, 2015) – Tropical Cyclone Marcia lands, (February 19, 2015) – Newman lashes out. (February 18, 2015) – Health of the state. (February 17, 2015) – Meeting with business and union leaders. (February 16, 2015) – More experienced. Summary A busy first week for new Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. […]