Queensland

Queensland’s revenge? Palmer and Katter’s anti-systemic double act

Queensland’s revenge? Palmer and Katter’s anti-systemic double act

Populist politics often feed off perceptions of geo-spatial neglect, intertwined with class grievances (from classes that are not conscious of being such). Hence the Hanson phenomenon, largely confined to outer metropolitan and regional (not really rural) districts of Queensland, itself […]

Who will lead Queensland Labor after the LNP-slide?

Who will lead Queensland Labor after the LNP-slide?

I have been a bit surprised that there’s been little discussion during the election campaign about who will replace Anna Bligh as Labor leader. Perhaps that’s because Andrew Fraser was rightly assumed to be next in line. But, on the […]