A failure of presidential sized proportions – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

A failure of presidential sized proportions. A Moggill in the rough. Branch members reject sexting MP Peter Dowling. ReachTEL poll on asset leasing. Waiting to get on the hospital waiting list. RTI details $4 billion cuts to Queensland Education. Tweet of the week – Like a big black blowy on a pavlova. . A failure […]

A tap on the shoulder – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

The Arrrs have it – Arts Minister updates the House on Captain Jack Sparrow. A tap on the shoulder. Here’s laughing at you – Pensioners unconvinced of lower power bills. Crossbench movements. Queensland town of Moranbah declining with falling coal prices. Volatile Queensland question time – Premier defies Madam Speaker. Revelations of an outgoing Queensland […]

Spinning assets into votes – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Newman Government obstinacy – Fire ants march on Gold Coast. Spinning assets into votes – Newman’s leasing plan. Turmoil on Reef. The farcical investigation into Dr Bruce Flegg. Carl Judge abandons PUP. Qld slips down OECD rankings. Scott Driscoll charged. Who’s donating to the LNP? Trend unemployment for September rises to 6.4pc. Tweet of the […]

September labour force: Unemployment rises to 6.4pc, biggest trend FTE job losses, @Qldaah #qldpol

Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Thursday marked the worst trend full-time employment (FTE) job losses of the Newman Government to date. The September labour force data revealed Queensland lost 4,600 FTE. It gained 1,700 part-time employment (PTE) resulting in a net loss of 2,900 jobs across the state. The trend unemployment rate for August […]

Piracy led recovery – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

The return of Kate Jones. Dr Bruce Flegg’s downfall. Senate Inquiry into the Newman Government. Pirate led recovery. Power disconnections, wages fall below inflation. VLAD convictions zero. Tweets of the week – Journo’s stakeout. . The return of Kate Jones After years of speculation, Labor’s Kate Jones has confirmed she will stand for pre-selection in […]

Airs and grievances – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah

Toowoomba second range crossing funds frozen. Airs and grievances – LNP MP Michael Crandon gets a better deal. No asset sales without a mandate but buildings ok. Winner – Lower transport fares. Springborg’s double dipping beat-up. More mining job losses. Newman tables medical history of Labor MP. Tweet of the week – Premier’s tea party. […]

August labour force monthly update: Fifth consecutive rise in trend unemployment, @Qldaah #qldpol

Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Thursday marked the fifth consecutive rise in Queensland’s trend unemployment rising to 6.7 percent. Queensland’s unemployment has risen from 5.5 percent when the Newman Government came to power to a high this month of 6.5pc. In 2012, Queensland recorded “the steepest rise in unemployment in the state since Australian […]

June unemployment rate remains at 6.3 percent, the #qldpol labour force monthly update: @Qldaah

Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Queensland’s unemployment has risen from 5.5 percent when the Newman Government came to power to a high of 6.3pc. In 2012, Queensland recorded “the steepest rise in unemployment in the state since Australian Bureau of Statistics records began in 1978”. At latest report, 15,414 Queensland public servants have lost […]

Cracks show and tempers Freya, the #qldpol weekly: @Qldaah

LNP MP Freya Ostapovitch throws a wobbly. Unemployment in the regions. Labor to restore Skilling Queenslanders for Work program. ReachTEL poll shows loss of SEQ to the government. Queensland wild rivers laws struck down by Federal Court. Feature article: The Bleijie Betrayal Fact check – Crime stats. Qld’s milk deficit blows out to 20 percent. […]

Unemployment at 6.3 per cent, the Qld labour force monthly update: @Qldaah #qldpol

Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Queensland’s unemployment has risen from 5.5 per cent when the Newman Government came to power to a high of 6.3pc. In 2012, Queensland recorded “the steepest rise in unemployment in the state since Australian Bureau of Statistics records began in 1978”. At latest report, 15,414 Queensland public servants have […]