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The #ausvotes battle for Queensland. David Marler (@Qldaah ) with news you need – #Qgame.

#AusVotes Day 9 – Pat Dodson for Indigenous Affairs Minister: @qldaah #qldpol

April 19, 2019 – Table of contents Clive Palmer’s fake Queensland Nickel worker Pat Dodson for Indigenous Affairs Minister . Clive Palmer’s fake Queensland Nickel worker Clive Palmer addressed the media in Brisbane on Monday to announce Queensland Nickel workers would be paid the rest of their entitlements from the 2016 collapse of the refinery. […]

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#AusVotes Day 8 – Fascism finds a home for the election: @qldaah #qldpol

April 18, 2019 – Table of contents Zali Steggall speaks to Margo Kingston Jon not happy Cost of Coalition’s direct action climate change policy is $3.5 billion Fascism finds a home for the election . Zali Steggall speaks to Margo Kingston Zali Steggall spoke to Margo Kingston the day after the sexualised attack on her […]

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#AusVotes Day 7 – False accusations: @qldaah #qldpol

April 17, 2019 – Table of contents The ghost of Twitter past has visited George Christensen Misogyny changing minds in New England Bill Shorten clears up superannuation policy as he campaigns in Cowan Scott Morrison picks some carrots as he campaigns in Tasmania IPA plan to sell the ABC Dickson profile False accusations in Dickson […]

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#AusVotes Day 6 – Show us your costings: @qldaah #qldpol

April 16, 2019 – Table of contents Leaving the National Party Love shown for the ABC Show us your costings . Leaving the National Party Margo Kingston has interviewed Rob Oakeshott on why he left the National Party and became independent. On the road with Rob Oakeshott in Cowper. . Love shown for the ABC […]

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#AusVotes Day 5 – The clashing of One Nation and United Australia Party: @qldaah #qldpol

April 15, 2019 – Table of contents Bill Shorten blitzing tough Victorian seats Scott Morrison has a go on the dozer in Deakin Clive Palmer suddenly agrees to pay Qld Nickel workers Poll numbers for One Nation decline . Bill Shorten blitzing tough Victorian seats Opposition Leader Bill Shorten hit some tough to win Victorian […]

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#AusVotes Day 4 – Tax cuts to the highest income earners: @qldaah #qldpol

April 14, 2019 – Table of contents How to get elected Bill Shorten campaigns on health in Reid Scott Morrison campaigns on youth unemployment in Petrie Tax cuts to the highest income earners . How to get elected Ruth McGowan writes, “I wrote Get Elected both at the urging of my sister Cathy McGowan, the […]

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#AusVotes Day 3 – Peter Dutton apologises: @qldaah #qldpol

April 13, 2019 – Table of contents Tony Abbott’s wanderings Election campaign posters disappear in Wentworth but not for Liberal candidate Bill Shorten pledges funding for skin cancer awareness Scott Morrison pledges funding for youth mental health Peter Dutton issues an apology . Tony Abbott’s wanderings Tony Abbott has been out and about in Warringah […]

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#AusVotes19 Day 2 – Peter Dutton attacks: @qldaah #qldpol

April 12, 2019 – Table of contents Unsettled science The youth vote in the seat of Griffith Tax Attack Peter Dutton attacks Labor candidate Ali France . Unsettled science Tony Abbott is back with another altered position on climate change. Nick Baker reports that Mr Abbott said, “The so-called settled science is not quite as […]

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#Ausvotes 2019 Day 1 – Election date called for May 18: @qldaah #qldpol

April 11, 2019 – Table of contents Scare at Peter Dutton’s office turns out to be a rat trap Indi, you give me fever Scott Morrison calls the election for May 18 Adani set to feature in election campaign . Scare at Peter Dutton’s office turns out to be a rat trap Allyson Horn was […]

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Newman’s henchmen – Captain GetUp and the Queensland connection to #WarringahVotes: @qldaah #Qgame #qldpol

The man behind Warringah’s superhero, Captain GetUp, is Gerard Benedet. The orange character arrived on Sydney’s northern beaches via a post by The Australian. The Twitter account describes itself as arriving, “to tell you what to think and how to act this election! Authorised by Gerard Benedet, Advance Aus Ltd Brisbane.” As Nine Entertainment Corporation’s […]

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#Ausvotes 2019 NoFibs pre-election blog – Budget bounce and budget failure: @qldaah #Qgame #qldpol

April 8, 2019 – Table of contents Political tension over Adani ahead of poll The campaign for Indi kicks off Electric car policy flare-up Federal budget a success or a failure, depending on who you read . Political tension over Adani ahead of poll Queensland LNP Senator James McGrath has reportedly threatened his own federal […]

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#Ausvotes 2019 NoFibs pre-election blog Day 2: @qldaah #Qgame #qldpol

April 6, 2019 – Table of contents Shouting at the television and planting gardens. Donations to One Nation. Election Speculation. Tony Abbott a Chinese ‘patsie’ or patsy? Checking in with Mallee. . Shouting at the Television and Planting Gardens Lesley Howard from NoFibs has written, “What do shouting at the television and gardening have in […]

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#ausvotes 2019 NoFibs pre-election blog Day 1: @qldaah #Qgame #qldpol

(April 5, 2019) Pre-election day 1 – Electric vehicles, derision in News Corp ranks and Adani may pose a problem Electric vehicles During an interview on the Kyle and Jackie O show, a question on electric vehicle (EV) recharge times led opposition leader Bill Shorten to state that it takes 8-10 minutes to charge an […]

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The Wyatt Roy scenario and why the Queensland LNP prefer One Nation: @qldaah comments #qldpol #auspol

In 2015, Julie Bishop declared that Wyatt Roy would be the prime minister of Australia by 2029. Journalist Jana Wendt wrote a lengthy exposé for SBS on him ascending to that role. Yet, in the following year, he had lost his Queensland seat of Longman and Ms Bishop was chastising him for visiting the Iraq […]

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Campbell Newman’s claim of happy Labor/One Nation preference unfounded: @qldaah comments #qldpol #auspol

Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman’s attempt to jump on the Greens-bashing wagon has failed miserably. Days of back-and-forth action between the major parties over preferencing One Nation and the Greens reached a crescendo on Friday night, but Mr Newman had the wrong year for his attack; he also seemed unaware that his own Liberal National […]

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The @NoFibs #IndependentsDay Twitter mission at #ausvotes: @margokingston1 comments

The way I see it, every safe Coalition seat must be in play in the sense that quality indies ask tough questions incumbents are forced to answer. That requires courageous indies & committed, creative citizens because a weakened local media can’t do it. Ready to play? #ausvotes — Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) February 22, 2019 Hi. […]

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Dee Madigan referred to Qld Ethics Committee over Jarrod Bleijie ridicule – @qldaah #qldpol

NSW resident and non member of the Queensland parliament, Dee Madigan, has been referred to the state’s ethics committee for ridiculing Jarrod Bleijie MP.

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Part 6 of the Queensland election blog for 2017 – #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

Ongoing coverage of the Queensland election campaign for 2017. Check back for updates.

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AEMO has not modelled a 50 percent renewable energy target for Qld #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

The Courier Mail claims of Queensland power station closures and blackouts under question.

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Part 5 of the Queensland election blog for 2017 – #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

Ongoing coverage of the Queensland election campaign for 2017. Check back for updates.

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Part 4 of the Queensland election blog for 2017 – #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

Ongoing coverage of the Queensland election campaign for 2017. Check back for updates.

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Part 3 of the Queensland election blog for 2017 – #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

Ongoing coverage of the Queensland election campaign for 2017. Check back for updates.

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Malcolm Roberts seeks political donations – #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

A blog to explore the solicitation of political donations by Malcolm Roberts in relation to Queensland’s electoral laws. Check back for updates.

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Archive of The Courier Mail’s front pages during election 2017 #qldvotes – @Qldaah

A blog recording the The Courier Mail and The Sunday Mail front pages and how they feature in the campaign. Check back for updates.

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Part 2 of the Queensland election blog for 2017 – #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

Ongoing coverage of the Queensland election campaign for 2017.

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How the @QldGreens will stop Adani – #qldvotes @Qldaah

A rolling blog exploring the specific legislative and/or constitutional steps the Queensland Greens will use to stop the Adani Carmichael coal mine should they win the balance of power in the Queensland election. Check back for updates. Table of contents Jump to comments section. Questions for the Queensland Greens. Answers from the Queensland Greens. Annastacia […]

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Pt 1 of Qld election blog for 2017 – Election chatter #qldvotes #qldpol @Qldaah

Ongoing coverage of the Queensland election campaign for 2017.

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Cory Bernardi takes out the #GoldKenny – @Qldaah #auspol

One Tweet to bind them all.

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Energy and economics: @albericie Vs @chriskkenny Twitter battle – @Qldaah #auspol

After Emma Alberici questioned Malcolm Turnbull’s commitment to liberalism, Chris Kenny lept to the defence of the PM. So we now have a Liberal PM who's whacking a tax on banks, interfering in energy mkt & now using taxpayer $ to prop up commercial media 🤔 — Emma Alberici (@albericie) September 13, 2017 The green left […]

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Andrew Bolt picks up a #GoldKenny award – @Qldaah #auspol #qldpol

Andrew Bolt breaks Godwin’s Law in marriage equality campaign.

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Caleb Bond takes out this week’s #GoldKenny award – @Qldaah #auspol

‘Let’s attack North Korea’ mentality takes out the award for this week.

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Lyle Shelton and Cella White take out this week’s #GoldKenny award – @Qldaah #auspol #qldpol

Marriage equality is the topic of this week’s Gold Kenny award.

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Daily Telegraph editor Christopher Dore wins #GoldKenny award – @Qldaah #auspol #qldpol

Former The Courier Mail editor and current The Daily Telegraph editor Christopher Dore wins a Gold Kenny.

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Queensland media freaks out over #qldvotes election speculation – @Qldaah #qldpol

Tensions high in #qldpol as Labor and LNP launch Twitter election missiles.

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Trashing Queensland: How the Newman Govt made the state into NSW’s dump – @Qldaah #qldpol

A policy decision in 2012 has led to a 210,000 tonne jump in the volume of interstate waste being tipped in Queensland.

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Pauline Hanson wrongly claims influence over Palaszczuk Govt policy – @Qldaah #qldpol

In a series of tweets, the One Nation leader claims to have pressured the Queensland Government into announcing legislation to protect seniors in retirement villages hours after a community forum. However, the policy had been announced a month earlier.

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George Christensen’s superiority complex captured in a Twitter moment – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

George Christensen claims some refugees shouldn’t be in Australia and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton knows all about it.

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

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

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Pauline Hanson endorses kidnapper Mark Ellis for Macalister – @Qldaah #Pinkenba6 #qldpol

Mark Ellis was part of a group of six Queensland police officers who in 1994 dumped three children in the bush at Pinkenba.

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Qld farmers left stranded by Barnaby Joyce’s red tape – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s favouritism for New South Wales exposed.

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Tarnya Smith claims Australia’s NAPLAN online ‘bungled’ by Qld – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

The Queensland LNP’s Shadow Science Minister Tarnya Smith appears not to understand the NAPLAN program.

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PHONy deals: The Qld LNP’s path to appeasement of One Nation – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

While Queensland Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls dithers on the question of preferencing One Nation, others appear to be making the decision for him.

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Pauline Hanson downs PHON plane page – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

Under scrutiny, Pauline Hanson has taken down the 2015 web page which celebrated the arrival of her Jabiru aircraft.  

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

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

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Shady deals: How Pauline Hanson left a Gold Coast buyer with legal costs – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

Pauline and Adam Hanson have been trying to offload their Gold Coast property at Biggera Waters since 2008.

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Turnbull Government knew of Qld land grab before election – @qldaah #qldpol #auspol

The Singapore deal to acquire land around the existing defence bases at Shoalwater Bay & Townsville may have been kept from Queensland voters at the 2016 federal election.

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News Corp’s fake wives club – @qldaah #qldpol #auspol #MediaWatch

News Corp’s claims of Muslim husbands with multiple wives claiming multiple Centrelink payments dismissed by Finance Minister Mathias Cormann.

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Chris Uhlmann fails to declare Phil de Fegely as auctioneer – @Qldaah #Mediawatch #auspol

An auctioneer interviewed on an ABC negative gearing news story was presented as an housing investor.

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Pauline Hanson filmed handling Great Barrier Reef coral – @qldaah #qldpol #auspol

One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson has been filmed handling coral on a visit to the Great Barrier Reef.

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The ‘suffering’ of Peter Dutton and Scott Morrison – @Qldaah #auspol

The true victims of the refugee crisis on Nauru and Manus Island revealed.

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Stop the guns: Tony Abbott saved Australia. Again. – @Qldaah #auspol

The debate over the Adler 110 shotgun reaches new levels of absurdity in Canberra. You probably missed it but somewhere back in 2015 Prime Minister Tony Abbott threw himself into the breach once more to save the country. This time it wasn’t in the path of raggedly dressed refugees on boats. This time it was real. This […]

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Malcolm Turnbull’s worst day at the office – @Qldaah #auspol

Nauru, the Adler shotgun and liberty.

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In absentia, Wyatt Roy clears himself of ‘war tourism’ – @Qldaah #auspol #qldpol

Wyatt Roy’s trip into the Daesh conflict zone raises senate committee questions.

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Where the rubber hits the road – @Qldaah #qldpol

The fallout from Campbell Newman’s anti-hooning laws.

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

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

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He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty Wyatt Roy – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

The radicalisation of a future prime minister.

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Dam scam: $3m in federal funds awarded to Qld LNP connected consortium – @qldaah #auspol #qldpol

High ranking Qld LNP members awarded millions for feasability study

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#CensusFail: John Citizen meets Joe Public – @Qldaah #auspol

e-Census software tester Revolution IT claims it was not given a mandate to test against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks but a curious testimonial from Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Technical Director, John Citizen, praises their subject knowledge and advice.

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Part 13 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

The final act in the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 12 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

The final act in the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 11 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 10 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 9 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 8 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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The Parakeelia files: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

The Liberal Party’s Parakeelia laundering scheme

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Part 7 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 6 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Ongoing coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 5 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Covering the Australian election campaign for 2016.

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Part 4 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Covering the Australian election campaign for 2016. Table of contents Jump to comments section. Politics on the Reef. Bumbling Barnaby. Carping on with Barnaby. Spendometers and black hole politics. Donations and the Mob. . (May 27, 2016) Day 20 – Politics on the Reef Australia bleached from UNESCO report John Englart reported, “A UNESCO report identifies World Heritage […]

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Part 3 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Rolling coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016. Table of contents Jump to comments section. Mathias knew nothing. What Mitch knew. Send in the cops. Medicare thaw. They took our jobs and growth. . (May 22, 2016) Day 15 – Mathias knew nothing Senator Mathias Cormann didn’t know about the raids Senator Mathias Cormann has […]

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Part 2 of NoFibs Australian election coverage 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Rolling coverage of the Australian election campaign for 2016. Table of contents Jump to comments section. Penalty rates. Riveting viewing. Green tide. Bill is back in Queensland. Saints and sinners. . (May 17, 2016) Day 10 – Penalty rates Battle for Indi Gabrielle Chan reported, “Corboy, who has a stock feed supply business, is hopeful and says […]

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Pt 1 – Australian election blog 2016: @Qldaah #ausvotes #auspol #qldpol

Blog along as we cover the long Australian election campaign for 2016. Table of contents Jump to comments section. Mal’s Panama Papers. Saving Albo. Pies and Toast. Battleground Queensland. To the Governor General. . (May 12, 2016) Day 5 – Mal’s Panama Papers Siberian gold mines and Mossack Fonseca Elise Worthington reported, “Prime Minister Malcolm […]

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Qld LNP makes strong choice in Tim Nicholls as new leader – Qldaah #qldpol

Tim Nicholls benefits from preferential voting to take leadership from Lawrence Springborg Liberal National Party Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg has been defeated in a challenge by MP for Clayfield, Tim Nicholls.  Mr Springborg mustered 17 votes in the first round over Mr Nicholls on 14 and a third challenger, Tim Mander, on 10. However, it was the […]

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Redclaw politics in the unicameral state – Analysis: @Qldaah #qldpol

How Queensland’s electoral voting system was reformed within the space of a month. Table of contents Jump to comments section. Redclaw politics. Post-Fitzgerald Inquiry era. The Representation Bill. Eighteen minutes in Hell. Blood, teeth and claws. . Redclaw politics Call it a Coup d’état, a reform, an upheaval or the trashing of the legacy of […]

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Tears, Queensland Nickel and the ‘moral hazard’: Analysis – @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

Parliamentary records show how in 2014 the Abbott Government attempted to erode the remuneration component of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee. Queensland Coalition MP Ewan Jones teared up on Friday as he spoke of the hardship facing workers in his electorate of Herbert after the collapse of Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel refinery near Townsville. “This is a tough day,” he […]

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Red room and the quest for Queensland fixed four year terms: @Qldaah #qldpol

Opinion The referendum this Saturday on fixed four year terms for the Queensland state parliament will fail. I know this because voters have two main concerns. They fear a return of a “Campbell Newman”; not being able to oust a bad premier for four long years. Queenslanders have also expressed a long harboured desire to restore the upper house which […]

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Abbott handshake not enough to bring optical fibre to the bush: @Qldaah #qldpol #auspol

Out in Western Queensland a handshake is a done deal. In May 2015, the then Prime Minister Tony Abbott toured the shires of Barcoo and Diamantina in Western Queensland and inadvertently committed the Federal Government to a $16 million fibre optic project. It was sealed through a handshake with Diamantina Mayor Geoff Morton and Barcoo Mayor Julie Groves. Also present […]

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Qld Employment Minister Grace Grace hits back at Courier Mail accusations she’s given up: @Qldaah #qldpol

Queensland’s new Employment Minister Grace Grace has denied claims by The Courier Mail that she has given up on youth unemployment across the state. In a Tweet published on Friday night, a defiant Ms Grace said, “I will never give up on jobs for Qld young unemployed.” Ms Grace also stated that she was, “completely quoted out of context”. Completely […]

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Once upon a time in Qld – The digital archive of the 2015 election campaign: @Qldaah #qldpol

On January 6, 2015, Campbell Newman’s snap election call caught many off guard, including members of his own party. The Liberal National Party candidate to challenge Labor leader Annastacia Palaszczuk in her seat of Inala was overseas. The LNP candidate to face Labor’s Jackie Trad in the seat of South Brisbane had not even been named. In a normally festive time of year, […]

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‘We will fight for the worker’ – Michaelia Cash threatens double dissolution: @Qldaah #ausvotes #qldpol #auspol

Update – February 2, 2016 ABC Election Analyst Antony Green confirmed the Turnbull Government does have an election trigger on the issue of the ABCC but the request to the Governor-General would need to be made before May, 2016. . “The government has a valid trigger in the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2014, but any request for a […]

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Julie Bishop promotes jewellery for Liberal Party donor: @Qldaah #auspol #qldpol

The jeweller, the retailer and the foreign minister. How a blue opal necklace linked Julie Bishop to Liberal Party donors and sparked the war over the abolition of Sunday penalty rates. Foreign minister Julie Bishop has modelled an opal collier for one of the Liberal Party’s donors at the launch of the taxpayer funded program, “G’Day USA”. The […]

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Prices slashed – The Queensland Weekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Blogging the week in Queensland politics and news. Table of contents Jump to comments section. (November 18, 2015) – Anti-terrorism tactics for Queensland. (November 17, 2015) – LNP has been ‘denuded’. (November 16, 2015) – The Queen Street Wharf deal. (November 15, 2015) – Queensland’s oldest domestic violence women’s shelter. . (November 18, 2015) – […]

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Taskforce Orion – The Queensland Weekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Blogging the week in Queensland politics and news. Table of contents Jump to comments section. (November 14, 2015) – Courier Mail claims power struggle. (November 13, 2015) – Nuclear waste dump proposed for Queensland. (November 12, 2015) – Barrett Inquiry being delayed. (November 11, 2015) – Seeking gender equality in whole of government Queensland. (November 10, […]

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Situation red in the drought state – The Queensland Weekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Blogging the week in Queensland politics and news. Table of contents Jump to comments section. (November 7, 2015) – Queensland, Australia’s film production capital. (November 6, 2015) – Turnbull meets Qld resistance. (November 5, 2015) – North Queensland Economic summit. (November 4, 2015) – Newman card scrapped. (November 3, 2015) – Byrne Inquiry: Political blame. (November […]

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Infrastructure and power – The Queensland Weekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Blog along with us as we cover the week in Queensland politics. Table of contents (October 31, 2015) – Newman’s book tour, dwindling crowd. (October 30, 2015) – Byrne Inquiry finds police resources diverted to bikies under Newman Government. (October 29, 2015) – Medicinal cannabis: Epileptic kids, MS sufferers first to be trialled. (October 28, […]

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Bundaberg focus of the week – The Queensland Weekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

The living blog. The week in Queensland politics and news. Check back for updates. Table of contents (October 24, 2015) – Annastacia’s tells. (October 23, 2015) – Newman Govt warned not to close Barrett Centre. (October 22, 2015) – Women at work. (October 21, 2015) – Steven Wardill turns gossip columnist. (October 20, 2015) – […]

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Gold Coast light rail is go! – The Queensland Weekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Blogging the week in Queensland politics and news. Check back for updates. Table of contents (October 17, 2015) – Smoking bans to be widened. (October 16, 2015) – CSG, drought: tough times for farmers. (October 15, 2015) – Far North Qld local council allegations. (October 14, 2015) – Coding and robotics for schools. (October 13, […]

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Targeting women with Michaelia Cash – @Qldaah #auspol

The Minister Assisting the Minister for Women wants to set targets to encourage more female parliamentarians in the Liberal Party but does she have the right marketing formula?  No feminist This week, Nick Evershed and Shalailah Medhora reported that in terms of women in Australian politics, the gender gap has widened; “From a high point of 30.8 percent in 2009, the proportion […]

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Advancing Qld – Budget 2015 – The #QldWeekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Follow along as we cover the Queensland budget 2015. Table of contents  Advance Queensland – Palaszczuk’s maiden budget. (July 17, 2015) – LNP attacks Police Minister. (July 16, 2015) – Justice Margaret Wilson to head Barrett Inquiry. (July  15, 2015) – Post-budget day. July  14, 2015) – Budget day. (July  13, 2015) – Pre-budget eve. […]

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

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 […]

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Abbott declares war on Qld education – The #QldWeekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Follow as we cover the week in Queensland politics and news. Table of contents Recommended read – Sarah Binney. Tony Abbott declares war on Qld education. (June 26, 2015) – Carmody returning to work. (June 25, 2015) – Gunning for Qld. (June 24, 2015) – Adani halts project. (June 23, 2015) – Premiers in retreats. (June […]

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Northern Spirit – The #QldWeekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

The week that was in Queensland politics. Table of contents (June 20, 2015) – Abbott’s cuts to Queensland. (June 19, 2015) – Media frenzy over Carmody. (June 18, 2015) – No investigation into Police Minister. (June 17, 2015) – Remembering Ravenshoe. (June 16, 2015) – Newman’s destruction halted. (June 15, 2015) – Making medicine in […]

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By hook or by crook – The #CashForTurnbacks scandal: @Qldaah #auspol

Live blog of the media reports on the “cash for turnbacks” crisis. Check back regularly for updates.   (Jump to comments section) Introduction. (February 5, 2016) – Senate inquiry, Canberra. (December 2, 2015) – Court proceedings, Indonesia. (November 8, 2015) – Government operates within the law. (November 5, 2015) – People smugglers go on trial. (October 30, […]

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Breaking the law to save lives – The #QldWeekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Blogging the week in Queensland politics and news. Table of contents Breaking the law to save lives. (June 13, 2015) – To the Pentagon. (June 12, 2015) – Courier Mail attempts leadershit. (June 11, 2015) – Tuberculosis on the march. (June 10, 2015) – Legal action against Linc widens. (June 9, 2015) – Trap set for premier. […]

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Centenary of the Qld progressives – The #QldWeekly Blogazine: @Qldaah #qldpol

Follow the week in Queensland politics and news at NoFibs blogazine. Table of contents Centenary of the Queensland progressives. (June 6, 2015) – Turbulent times. (June 5, 2015) – Reverse Newmanism. (June 4, 2015) – Bad call. (June 3, 2015) – The Rick Williams dirt files. (June 2, 2015) – Queensland racing boards abolished. (June 1, […]

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

Follow the week in Queensland politics and news at NoFibs blogazine. Table of contents No public transport funding for you. (May 30, 2015) – The Courier Mail attacks ‘Green smear’. (May 29, 2015) – LNP asks, ‘What went wrong?’ (May 28, 2015) – Queensland’s overcrowded prisons. (May 27, 2015) – The value of political connections. […]

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

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. […]

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

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) – […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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