Qld election blog 2015 – #qldvotes #qldpol: @Qldaah

David Marler

David Marler

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(January 9, 2015) Day 4 Resignation, education and theft

Coal and climate change

Election sign theft caught on camera

Education – Mackay

Gladstone

Brisbane – Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten lands

Galilee Basin

9 News Brisbane: Newman dismisses dumping of dredge spoil on wetland will harm rare water bird

9 News Brisbane: Newman dismisses dumping of dredge spoil on wetland will harm rare water bird

MP for Broadwater, Verity Barton

Mackay – Opposition Deputy Leader Tim Mulherin steps down

Deputy OL Tim Mulherin makes an emotional retirement announcement

Deputy OL Tim Mulherin makes an emotional retirement announcement.

Deputy Opposition Leader Tim Mulherin announces retirement

Labor’s Deputy Leader Tim Mulherin has announced a shock retirement for family reasons: “Queensland election 2015: Labor deputy leader Tim Mulherin to retire”.

More on why Deputy Opposition Leader  Tim Mulherin is retiring from politics: “Deputy Opposition Leader to retire from seat of Mackay”.

(January 8, 2015) Day 3 – Health, asset sales and an arrest

Restoring Qld nurses from Newman's cuts: 400 additional over 4 years

Restoring Qld nurses from Newman’s cuts: 400 additional over 4 years

Health – Townsville

“Labor has promised to employ an extra 400 nurses throughout Queensland if it wins the election on January 31. The program, which would be rolled out over four years, would cost $110 million, Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk said when announcing the policy in Townsville on Thursday”: Labor promises 400 extra nurses.

Newman has assured public servants that they are safe from further job losses

#qldvotes Newman believes public servants are safe from further cuts if he's re-elected

Newman believes public servants are safe from further cuts if he’s re-elected

Newman has denied there was any leadership challenge which provoked the sudden election call

#qldvotes Newman laughs off leadership speculation & vows to run bikies out of Qld.

#qldvotes Newman laughs off leadership speculation & vows to run bikies out of Qld.

The LNP’s loneliest MP

Asset sales – Rockhampton

9 News Brisbane: Newman wont sell assets unless the price is right

9 News Brisbane: Newman wont sell assets unless the price is right

 The Bookies update

End the Queensland Government ads

@Can_do_Campbell arrested with 'I'm with Stupid' T-shirt during LNP campaign

@Can_do_Campbell arrested with ‘I’m with Stupid’ T-shirt during LNP campaign

@Can_do_Campbell arrested with ‘I’m with stupid’ T-Shirt during LNP campaigning

The Guardian also reports “Iain Fogerty, the operator of a parody Campbell Newman Twitter account @Can_do_Campbell, was charged with public nuisance after standing next to the campaigners in Brisbane: Queensland man arrested after waving next to LNP campaigners in ‘I’m with stupid’ T-shirt”.

Time Magazine has also covered the story: A Guy Got Arrested by 10 Cops for Wearing an ‘I’m With Stupid’ T-shirt”.

From Brisbane Times: “The lawyer of a parody Campbell Newman Twitter account operator Iain Fogerty – who was arrested this morning while wearing an ‘I’m With Stupid’ T-shirt at a political rally – says the arrest was unjustified:  I’m with stupid’ t-shirt man’s lawyer says arrest unjustified”.

The Guardian has also taken a look at the Qld election apparel: “‘I’m with stupid’ T-shirt: stylewatch – Iain Fogerty took the humble T-shirt into fashion’s stratosphere – and the police went wild”.

Twitter reporting below via Judi Jabour.

Employment

Newman is lying

 Ashgrove campaigning

9 News Brisbane: Katherine Feeney catches up with Kate Jones on the campaign trail

9 News Brisbane: Katherine Feeney catches up with Kate Jones on the campaign trail

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