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Undecided Queensland voters disillusioned with Palaszczuk, suspicious of Nicholls

Queensland

Queensland Election 2017 Queensland “soft” voters are deeply disillusioned with both the Palaszczuk government and the Nicholls opposition, with many predicting a hung parliament from the November 25 state election, according to focus group research. These voters are dismayed by the quality of Queensland’s political leadership, and struggling to find reasons to

Townsville Councillors railroaded by Labor Power Brokers on Adani airstrip

Councillors - Premier Annastasia Palaszczuk addressing Indian community

Councillors serve Premier's campaign strings The Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Adele Young of the Townsville City Council is coming under increased pressure to resign in the wake of the local council’s vote of seven to one in favour of approving the $18.5 million airstrip inducement deal with Adani Enterprises. Ms. Young is

Townsville City Council showing symptoms of honest corruption

Corruption - Townsville City Mayor Cr Jenny Hill addressing the Council chamber

Crime and corruption report exposures cultural failures The Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission (QCCC) has made 31 recommendations to strengthen transparency and integrity in local governments throughout Queensland following the Operation Belcarra report. In spite of the positive project announcements for North Queensland and the economic improvements the associated investments are having on

Corruption by developers and mayors above the law; Crime and Corruption Commission Belcarra report

Corruption - Chairman QCCC Mr Alan MacSporran handing down the Operation Belcarra Report to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Chairman of the Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission, Mr. Allan MacSporran QC handed down the Commission's report into local government election corruption in a baffling and incomprehensible press release, the third such corruption investigation report on local government since 1991, 2006 and 2015 in Queensland. Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission Press

Townsville Enterprise State election wishlist announced for North Queensland

Townsville Enterprise - Townsville City North Queensland Australia

Press Release - Townsville Enterprise Townsville Enterprise has released its 2017/18 Townsville North Queensland State Election Priorities with a sharp focus on securing sustainable energy pricing and access for North Queensland. The priorities are a call to action to the State Government ahead of a looming State Election to provide targeted financial

Development frenzy emerging between local builder alliance and national property retailers

Development of retail space at Townsville shopping centres

Development Local Alliance A development frenzy has emerged between Townsville City's local builders, State government subsidiaries and the "Big 3" major shopping centres who are upgrading brands, defending loyalty and seducing retail tenants with competitive prices against the central business district (CBD) around the North Queensland Cowboys Stadium. Townsville's CBD revitalisation initiative

Townsville FIFO Workforce Aspirations Outlawed by Queensland government

Townsville FIFO Fly-in Fly-out over coal mine in central Queensland

Townsville FIFO Hub Townsville aspirations to become the Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) hub for the Adani coal mine is under serious threat as the  Queensland Government has banned 100% FIFO workforces on large resource projects near regional communities. Minister for State Development Dr. Anthony Lynham said the Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Bill would prohibit 100%

Northern Australia Story – The stadium of economic hope and hyper corporatocracy

Northern Australia's North Queensland Stadium concept illustration on the banks of Ross River in the Waterfront Priority Development Area of Townsville City

Northern Australia pioneered as leaders turn a sod of sacred soil in the nominal coliseum of the “Capital of North Queensland” The federal, state and local intergovernmental leaders moved on Townsville bearing the greatest gift to the local people in decades, a “shovel turning” media event to mark the beginning of

Hotel managers slam Townsville Council over Double Tree Hotel exclusive

Hotel in Townsville North Queensland

Townsville's existing hotel property owners have expressed stiff opposition to the Townsville City Council's exclusive negotiations with Hilton Hotels to construct a proposed 175 bed 4.5 star Double Tree hotel next to the North Queensland stadium. With fair reason, the Grand Chancellor, Grand Hotel and Mercure Inn managers share the same

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