The fate of Queensland’s Bimblebox Nature Refuge lies with how much power Clive Palmer will have over a Queensland LNP Government, as the mining billionaire banks on being allowed to turn the part taxpayer-funded Refuge into a 40 million tonne coal mine.
Petrina Maizey, Greens Candidate for Albert: Response to Yatala Residents Alliance request for comment on issues affecting the area
Thank you for this opportunity to present the Greens perspective on finding solutions for the pressures of your area.
The Queensland Greens spokesperson Libby Connors today joined with candidates Frida Forsberg (Toowoomba North) and Trevor Smith (Toowoomba South) to release the Queensland Greens plan for electrification and upgrade of the Toowoomba Brisbane rail line. (Details attached)
The Greens Candidate for Yeerongpilly and state spokesperson Libby Connors says that her party has long issued warnings that Brisbane residents would soon personally feel the effects of the coal and gas rush but she was still taken aback that coal seam gas tenements had been assigned over Brisbane’s western suburbs.
Dr. Charles Worringham, the Greens candidate for Indooroopilly, condemned reports that his Labor rival, Oscar Schlamowitz, had been gagged by the ALP.
Tony Fitzgerald QC commented in 2009 that ‘Neither side of politics is interested in these [government integrity and accountability] issues except for short-term political advantage as each enjoys or plots impatiently for its turn at the privileges and opportunities which accompany power.’
I too read the article on pg 12 of your paper on March 18, 2012. and wish to add my concern and disapproval to that voiced by our Candidate for Redland- David Keogh (in the e-mail attached below) in your failure to include the Greens in your coverage of the comparison between the parties on their policies.