Political Chronicles: Queensland July to December 2011

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Title Political Chronicles: Queensland July to December 2011
Author Williams, Paul Douglas
Journal Name Australian Journal of Politics and History
Editor Andrwe Bonnell & Ian Ward
Year Published 2012
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Abstract Issues of integrity and accountability dominated the period as both the Labor government and the Liberal-National Party (LNP) Opposition contended with some own goals. Even the new Katter Australian Party (KAP), while enjoying an early surge in support, met obstacles. With the economy providing mixed news and landmark social legislation enacted, the Holmes Inquiry’s interim report into the recent Queensland floods found dam manuals wanting. Queensland Health again embarrassed the government, this time over embezzlement accusations, with the government’s only real bright spot being the Gold Coast’s successful bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8497.2012.01637.x
Volume 58
Issue Number 2
Page from 302
Page to 308
ISSN 0004-9522
Date Accessioned 2012-07-13
Language en_US
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject Australian Government and Politics
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/48224
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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