Volatile Queensland question time – Newman defies Madam Speaker: @Qldaah, #qldpol

VolatileQldQuestionTime

On Tuesday, Premier Campbell Newman used Queensland question time to make accusations of criminality at the independent MP for Nicklin, Peter Wellington. What started as a straightforward question on overseas visitors committing offences, turned into a furore as the firebrand politician reacted vehemently to Newman’s allegation of supporting criminal motorcycle gangs. Wellington has long been […]

A game of poles and wires – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

A game of poles and wires

Queensland tourism stalls. Ban the bins. A brief shining moment – By far, Campbell Newman’s best speech. From asset sales to asset leasing – A game of poles and wires. Overcrowding in youth detention centres. Tweet of the week – Hi-vis vending machines installed. . Queensland Tourism stalls Premier Campbell Newman’s budget cuts have been […]

Buildings in the sky – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

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ReachTEL: Ashgrove TPP 58pc to Labor. The election express. Asset sales wont pay for every new project. The Queensland scam. Newman’s Tower of Power. Tweet of the week: Newman has one fan. . ReachTEL: Ashgrove TPP 58pc to Labor A ReachTEL poll conducted for the Together Queensland union in Premier Campbell Newman’s electorate of Ashgrove […]

Fun and games in the Queensland Parliament – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Fun and games in the Queensland Parliament.

Campbell Newman is Eliot Ness. Leaked briefing confirms existence of LNP robots. A tale of three crowns. Racism alive and well in the deep North. Flight Centre Newman Government guarantee. . Campbell Newman is Eliot Ness “Populist governments need an enemy,” wrote University of Queensland Professor of Law Graeme Orr in his 2013 piece describing […]

Crimes that matter – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

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Crimes that matter. Unemployment at eleven year high. The great Queensland fluoride debate rages. Third suicide after Newman closure of Barrett Centre. New doctor in the house. New livery for Queensland police. Tweet of the week – The media lounge in parliament house gets ‘Newmaned’. . Crimes that matter. The crime statistics came a little […]

Did The @CourierMail misrepresent Dr Chris Davis? #qldpol: @Qldaah

Did The @CourierMail misrepresent Dr Chris Davis?

There’s always an exception to the rule. In Queensland, it’s former Liberal National Party (LNP) member Dr Chris Davis. Elected to the seat of Stafford in 2012, Davis took on the role of assistant health minister in the Newman Government. He was a critic, albeit quiet, of the former Beattie and Bligh Labor governments over […]

Creeping political death, Newman’s faux apology – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Creeping political death, Newman’s faux apology

ReachTEL poll for Ashgove – TPP 53 percent to Labor. Dr Chris Davis defect to Labor. Sorry week. Tony Fitzgerald QC on Newman’s ‘blitzkrieg’. Could the Newman Government really fall to a Palaslide? Newman cuts respite services to disabled children. Bligh Government’s Gold Coast trams go live. Tweet of the week – Good advice on […]

Labor’s mighty swing – The #qldpol weekly: @Qldaah

Labor reclaims Stafford

A mighty swing – Labor reclaims Stafford. Cracks in the pillar – Tourism figures down. Cracks in the pillar – Construction down in Central Qld. X-Rays incorrectly read. Queensland budget estimates fails to impress. Suicide after Barrett Adolescent Centre closure. . A mighty swing – Labor reclaims Stafford Labor picked up another seat on Saturday […]

‘I’m the guy’, how Newman is saving Qld – The #qldpol weekly: @Qldaah

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Fitzgerald’s verdict on Newman Government upheld. ReachTEL poll shows TPP 51 percent to LNP. ‘I’m the guy,’ declares Newman. Whistleblower Graeme Hallett charged by CCC. Is Labor candidate for Stafford Dr Anthony Lynham the best person to take the health portfolio? Breach of security in Qld Health payroll, Lynham’s details leaked. Whooping cough immunization program […]

The insidious culture of ‘cash for’, the #qldpol weekly: @Qldaah

The insidious culture of ‘cash for’, the #qldpol weekly.

Cash for gravel. Cash for sand. Claims of interference in CMC investigation. Qld Auditor-General casts doubt on Newman Government claims it’s improving front line services. Newman Government saves Dutton Park train station from the Newman Government. Vale Bosun, Qld’s finest police dog. Tweet of the week – Premier gets advice. . Cash for gravel This […]