Clive Palmer, part-time plutocrat: @e2mq173 comments #auspol






  Critics at the time suggested Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer only entered politics to satisfy his personal agenda – a combination of Liberal National Party retribution, corporate greed and, most importantly, an inflated ego. If Palmer’s attendance in parliament is any indication, it seems the critics were right. As reported in The Guardian, since […]






The Qld Conservative split, the #qldpol weekly wrap: @Qldaah






Tony Fitzgerald QC’s verdict: The Newman Government are “arrogant fools” Newman attacks Palmer: The Qld Conservative split Trouble ahead in the prison system Environment Minister calls for ban on Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Police Minister announces six cars crushed . Tony Fitzgerald’s verdict: The Newman Government are ‘arrogant fools’ The Liberal National Party (LNP) […]






#SPC Ardmona isn’t just a factory – @AmyFeldtmann memories






[clear] By  Amy [email protected] 2nd February 2014 Originally published at amyfeldtmann.com I am a graduate of Dookie Primary School No. 1527, where there was a grand total of five students in my grade. All up, our school roll-call peaked at about 60 in my later years. The primary school was on a block so large […]






Bob Katter’s bigger ambitions draw criticism in his electorate of Kennedy in Queensland






By Emma Kennedy August 18, 2013 Bob Katter hasn’t been home much in the past few weeks as he campaigns around the country in support  of his more than 60 candidates and doing preference deals with the major parties. His absence is drawing criticism from Kennedy locals but he has kept himself consistently in the […]






Kennedy is Katter country: @Em_Ken_ reports






View Larger Map Kennedy Seat Profile By Emma Kennedy  1 August 2013 Having held 46.7 per cent of votes at the 2010 election, the Kennedy electorate is Katter’s land. And it has been thought of as a safe seat for 20 years now. The Kennedy electorate covers such a huge area of Queensland – from Boulia […]






#QldPol and the birth of Newmanism






By David [email protected] No Fibs Queensland Reporter 31 July 2013 Out of all the Australian states and territories, it is Queensland’s Newman Government that is the most indicative of what an Abbott led Australia might look like. Welcome to hashtag #Qldpol. May 17, 2012: New Premier of Queensland Campbell Newman rises and delivers his maiden […]