Santos cops and Wilson ambos – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @qldaah

Santos cops and Wilson ambos.

ReachTEL – Ashgrove TPP 55pc to Labor. Trend unemployment rises to 6.9pc. Dr Bruce Flegg ousted by own party. No aircon for you kids, says Langbroek. Seeney orders removal of climate change sea level precaution. The Wavebreak Island Battle. Santos cops and Wilson ambos. Queensland tourism down again. Newman Government relaxes sex offender monitoring. Tweet […]

Climate, Environment Boards, Foreign Aid slashed by Joe Hockey in #MYEFO says @Takvera

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The Abbott Government slashing of climate change infrastructure continues in the latest Midyear Economic Forecast by the Treasurer Joe Hockey, where it was announced the Commonwealth deficit has blown out to more than $40 billion and forecast not to return to surplus until 2019-20 at the earliest. Hockey attributed this budget blowout to reduced commodity […]

The Newman Abbott factor – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

The Newman Abbott factor

ReachTel – TPP Labor 51pc. The Newman Abbott factor. Cash for probity. Cash for gravel – update. Final 730 Qld airs. Springborg looking forward to coronial inquest into teenagers’ deaths. North Stradbroke Island miner Sibelco to close Yarraman quarry. Electricity sell-off, the Victorian experience. Tweet of the week – Journos being flown to remote places. […]

Hiding fundraisers not in the public interest – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Hiding fundraisers not in public interest

Morgan poll: 50.5pc to LNP. Hiding fundraisers not in the public interest. New record in political advertising. Valedictory speeches as storm lashes final sitting day. New Qld Integrity Commissioner’s warning. Bulldoze first, ask permission later. Water management changes threaten Great Barrier Reef. Deleting the surgery waiting list. Tweet of the week – Brownie led recovery. […]

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 […]

Victorian Labor looks to Government as hung Legislative Council likely: @takvera on #vicvotes

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As we enter the final days of the Victorian election campaign the polls show Labor headed for Government with a possible majority of 8 seats. But like all elections there will be expected wins and losses and some surprises. The result is never guaranteed. There is even a possibility of a hung parliament with the […]

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 […]

The Arrrs have it – Arts Minister updates the House on Captain Jack Sparrow, @Qldaah #qldpol

The Arrrs have it

THURSDAY: Amid guffaws and pirate noises from fellow MPs, Minister for Science, IT, Innovation and the Arts Ian Walker updated the House on Queensland securing the location for the filming of the fifth movie in “The Pirates of The Caribbean” franchise. Amid visions of smoke ridden sea pitched battles, Captain Walker detailed how Queensland “fought […]

Spinning assets into votes – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

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Newman Government obstinacy – Fire ants march on Gold Coast. Spinning assets into votes – Newman’s leasing plan. Turmoil on Reef. The farcical investigation into Dr Bruce Flegg. Carl Judge abandons PUP. Qld slips down OECD rankings. Scott Driscoll charged. Who’s donating to the LNP? Trend unemployment for September rises to 6.4pc. Tweet of the […]

September labour force: Unemployment rises to 6.4pc, biggest trend FTE job losses, @Qldaah #qldpol

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Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Thursday marked the worst trend full-time employment (FTE) job losses of the Newman Government to date. The September labour force data revealed Queensland lost 4,600 FTE. It gained 1,700 part-time employment (PTE) resulting in a net loss of 2,900 jobs across the state. The trend unemployment rate for August […]