A #Budget2015 for the true believers: @DrCraigEmerson comments

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This Budget is for the true believers, the Liberal Party base that has stuck with Tony Abbott through thick and thin but was threatening to desert him for Julie Bishop, Scott Morrison or, if they could stomach his belief in global warming, Malcolm Turnbull. Among these true believers are good, hard-working people who have taken […]

No public transport for you – The #QldWeekly blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

No public transport for you - The Qld Weekly blogazine

Follow the week in Queensland politics and news at NoFibs blogazine. Table of contents No public transport funding for you. (May 26, 2015) – No deals for Carmody. (May 25, 2015) – Tim Carmody ready to resign. (May 24, 2015) – No funding without asset sales. . No public transport for you Queenslanders face a […]

Sixteen counts of fraud – The #QldWeekly blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Sixteen counts of fraud - The Qld Weekly blogazine

Stay up to date as we blog the week in Queensland politics and news. Table of contents Scott Driscoll? Let’s talk about unions (May 23, 2015) – Newman’s rego price bulge. (May 22, 2015) – The Courier Mail attacks Pitt over recession. (May 21, 2015) – Qld into recession. (May 20, 2015) – Non-binding votes. […]

Prepare for impact – Federal budget 2015 – The #QldWeekly blogazine: #qldpol @Qldaah

Prepare for impact - Federal budget 2015

Blogging the week in Queensland politics and news. Table of contents Can’t get their heads around it. (May 16, 2015) – State governments in a world of pain. (May 15, 2015) – Media has gone to the dogs. (May 14, 2015) – War against Abbott Government. (May 13, 2015) – Budget fallout. (May 12, 2015) – […]

Mermaid Ray’s media dance continues – The #QldWeekly blogazine: #qldpol @Qldaah

Mermaid Ray’s media dance continues - The Qld Weekly blogazine

Storifying the week in Queensland politics. Table of contents Mermaid Ray’s media dance continues. (May 9, 2015) – Labor’s Brisbane mayoral race kicks off. (May 8, 2015) – Carmody crisis revisited in Cowan appeal. (May 7, 2015) – Resetting donation laws. (May 6, 2015) – Suggested scripts. (May 5, 2015) – Courier Mail fashion police. (May […]

The 8,536 holes in Adani jobs plan – The #QldWeekly blogazine: #qldpol @Qldaah

The 8,536 holes in Adani jobs plan  - The Qld Weekly blogazine

Blogging the week in Queensland politics. Table of contents 8,536 holes in Adani jobs plan. (May 2, 2015) – Released: Qld Integrity Commissioner advice to LNP Ray Stevens. (May 1, 2015) – All Labor’s fault. (April 30, 2015) – $70 million ‘Strong Choices’ bill. (April 29, 2015) – Newman and Seeney drop Alan Jones defamation case. (April […]

Premier nation – Power shift to the sub-national leaders: The #QldWeekly blogazine: #qldpol @Qldaah

Premier nation - The Qld Weekly blogazine.

Blogging the week in Queensland politics. Check back for updates. Table of contents Premier nation. (April 25, 2015) – Abbott Government not engaging on public transport. (April 24, 2015) – Qld shopping hours deregulation debate. (April 23, 2015) – Field of study – Combating climate change deniers. (April 22, 2015) – Auscript under fire. (April 21, 2015) […]

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

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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

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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 (May 21, 2015) – Billy Gordon makes maiden speech. (May 20, 2015) – Gordon votes against government, reports Courier Mail. (May 19, […]