The Queensland parliament sits less time than any other parliament. What are they trying to hide?
Exit poll Queensland 2020
What is clear is that by the end of the election, COVID-19 and the government's handling of it was the major issue for people changing their votes, as it was for Labor voters overall.
Queensland election last week
Labor has won the campaign with Annastacia Palaszczuk’s favourability increasing during the election period, and Deb Frecklington’s decreasing.
Cross River Rail: privatisations, cost over-runs, and no patrons
The private part of the partnership buys the rights to the system for 24 years for $1.5 Bn, and then allows Queensland Rail to use it for a payment over the same period of $2.4 Bn, plus another $2.4 Bn for maintenance.
Housing affordability index June 2020
The latest edition of the AIP’s Housing index shows why the HomeBuilder scheme has been so successful, and also explains evidence that house sales have been buoyant during the pandemic.
Covid and the Queensland Election – qualitative research
Annastacia Palaszczuk’s tough border policies are winning support from up to three quarters of Queenslanders but that might not be enough in itself to clinch the October 31 election with the economy and climate change rated more than twice as important as vote changers.
Submission to the Royal Commission into Natural Disaster Arrangements
Bushfires are a recurring, and mostly beneficial, feature of Australia's ecology, with many plants and species evolved to depend on regular fires. However severe bushfires represent a threat to human life and property.
Queensland Budget Update Report
General government debt increases by up to 134% between June 2020 and June 2023, and total gross debt up as much as $47 billion to $118 billion in the same time period.
Queensland Election Preview 2020
Our general findings are that, as in the 2017 election, electors are unenthusiastic about the two major parties. While they rate Labor ahead of the LNP on key issues, they harbour an on-balance desire to see LNP elected. This makes both parties’ positions fragile.
Submission on Queensland Government’s economic response to COVID-19
If the measures we take to combat a pandemic reduce economic well-being too much in an effort to protect some citizens from the disease, it will damage the health of other citizens by destroying their livelihoods or prospects.