At her discretion: Queensland election speculation – @Qldaah #qldpol






A short blog for those who like to speculate on the Queensland election date.






George Christensen’s Cyclone Debbie diary – @Qldaah #qldpol #TCDebbie #auspol






The unauthorised diary of George Christensen’s Tropical Cyclone Debbie adventures.






Making sense of the Queensland asset sales debate – @Qldaah #qldpol






The asset sales debate is on the boil yet again in Queensland.






Auscript welcomes referral to Queensland Auditor-General: @Qldaah #auslaw #qldpol






Allegations against contractor Auscript of poor court transcripts. The Newman Government announced the outsourcing of court transcription and recording services to Auscript on February 22, 2013. The then Attorney-General, Jarrod Bleijie, declared that this would save $6 million. The move ultimately resulted in the shutting down of the State Reporting Bureau (SRB). “The outsourcing of transcription services […]






Jeff un-Seeney and the @CallideVotes question – #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah






A social media campaign to unite voters in the central Queensland seat of Callide, held by Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney, is calling for locals to vote for anyone but the Liberal National Party (LNP). The Facebook page ‘Jeff Seeney – Callide Votes’ and its matching Twitter account @CallideVotes have been attracting grassroots support across the […]






Storm lashes House in final hours of 54th Qld Parliament, #bnestorm #qldpol : @Qldaah






Brisbane Times state political reporter Amy Remeikis turned weather journalist on Thursday in the final few hours of the 54th Queensland parliament for 2014. Portentous perhaps of the parliamentary gods’ displeasure with the Newman Government, hail hammered the 150 year old House of Parliament as a storm of biblical proportions rolled over the river city. Valedictory […]






A crash course in CSG’s courtship of farmers: @Thom_Mitchell reports from #Pilliga #leardblockade






“IF the people of Narrabri think they’re going on a date with the handsome new stranger in town, they’re going to go home and find they’ve been raped,” president of People for the Plains, Hugh Barrett, said as we strained to hear. Hugh was giving an interview to ABC radio Tamworth. He was referring to […]






The vanilla Qld budget 2014, the #qldpol weekly: @Qldaah






The vanilla Qld budget 2014. Treasurer Tim saves pensioner’s from concession cuts. Solar powered champagne sippers and latte drinkers. Death threat allegations against David Gibson. Stafford Votes – Is it Bob or Jared? Greatest hate sprung from greatest love – Palmer referred to CMC. Bleijie backdown: Union ballots for campaign spending repealed. Election prediction: March […]






Into the black, the #qldpol weekly: @Qldaah






Deutsche Bank pulls out of Abbot Pt coal terminal. Eight cent solar feed in tariff cut. Into the black – electoral changes. Cash for contracts. More Fitzgerald elders speak out. The fight for Qld, (offer expires 2015 election day). Future Qld job prospects, work at Coles. Curfew on the vision impaired. Bogans who live in […]






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) […]