#CommanderInGaffe – PM bumbles his way through “Allegiance to Australia” bill: @Qldaah #auspol

Commander-In-Gaffe - Bumbling PM reveals secret ASIO terrorism maps to the world.

Blog of media reports on the “Commander-in-gaffe” story. Check back regularly for updates.   (Jump to comments section) Introduction. (June 26, 2015)  – ASIO using Washington Post maps. (June 25, 2015)  – Questions over maps. (June 24, 2015)  – Abbott in ASIO bunker. . Introduction As his “Allegiance to Australia” legislation was about to be […]

A #Budget2015 for the true believers: @DrCraigEmerson comments


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 […]

Simply the best – Timothy Paul Gear, analysis of a Qld LNP troll: #qldpol #MediaWatch @Qldaah

Simply the best - Timothy Paul Gear, analysis of a Qld LNP troll

Just days before the Liberal National Party launched an attack on Queensland Labor over the Billy Gordon case, one of their own was sentenced to jail. The Courier Mail reported in its Sunday Mail edition that Timothy Paul Gear, 23, had been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, fully suspended for 18 months for child sex offences. Gear was the Chairman […]

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


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 (June 18, 2015) – A twist in the tale. (May 21, 2015) – Billy Gordon makes maiden speech. (May 20, 2015) – […]

John #MalcolmFraser AC 22nd Prime Minister of #auspol: @Jansant tribute

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser (@MalcolmFraser12) has left the building, and it feels empty without him. The man who had once torn Australia apart, became a voice of reason, decency and compassion in a sea of gutter level race fuelled political strategy. A child of the squattocracy, that in the end, was the reasoned and […]

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) […]

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. […]