Radical electricity price rises to potentially hit Queensland

Households should get set for radical electricity price rises under a radical proposal from the LNP-think-tank Grattan Institute to raise power process by up to 700%.
 

LNP actions mean Queenslanders will face massive extra electricity bill rises

Queenslanders should expect massive additional electricity bill rises in future to pay for the years of unnecessary expenditure on the electricity network, the hidden subsidies to coal and Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) companies and the recent proposed privatisation and deregulation.

PUP blimp imploding

Clive Palmer’s big bag of cash is not enough to keep his party afloat, Queensland Greens convenor, Andrew Bartlett said today.
 
He described the Palmer United Party’s loss yesterday of its Queensland leader, Alex Douglas, as “a blimp collapsing into its internal void.”
 

Balance Queensland with an Upper House

The Queensland Greens have renewed their call for an Upper House in the State Parliament, saying it would add balance and improve the quality of laws being passed.
 

Greens Call for Common Sense on Public Transport

Greens candidate for Indooroopilly Jake Schoermer has called on the Queensland government to abandon its wasteful and punitive Tertiary Transport concessionary card.

At a rally against the TTC today  in the Brisbane CBD, Mr Schoermer promised, if elected, to work to abolish the TTC within parliament.