News and op-eds

Albo’s agenda will deliver for Sunshine State

June 01, 2022

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INQLD - Battle lines are drawn - and that's inside the Coalition

April 28, 2022

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INQLD - Meeting our regional health challenges

April 21, 2022

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InQLD Senator Anthony Chisholm: Incumbency can be a burden

April 14, 2022

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Affirmative action the smartest move ALP ever made

March 25, 2021

One of the most perceptive Labor people I have come across in my time as a Labor Party member is an old lefty called Lindesay Jones. Sadly, Lindesay passed away in 2017 but I used to enjoy our regular lunch catch-ups when I was state party secretary in Queensland. Over his long history of involvement in Labor politics he said the most significant change the Labor Party made was bringing in affirmative action. Lindesay said not only did it c...

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Gladstone Observer: Inland rail ‘a dog of a project’: Senator Chisholm

February 12, 2021

Senator Chisholm was in Gladstone this week for a round table discussion on inland rail which included Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher, Gladstone Mayor Matt Burnett and other local groups. After the meeting, Senator Chisholm told The Observer there were a number of issues with the project. "Anyone who has looked into the route that is currently proposed for Inland Rail knows there are a lot of significant issues with it," he said.

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