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State Politics Update
Peter Coaldrake recently handed down his interim report in the review of culture and accountability in the Queensland public sector. The report highlighted some issues concerning the sanitising of advice from the public service, influence by lobbyists and apparent overreach by some staff.
Federal Politics Update - April 2022
Australia is heading into our seventh federal election in which climate policy is a key factor. In each case the debate is framed as a trade-off between jobs and the environment. The Coalition has won four of the previous six (2004, 2013, 2016 and 2019) by claiming it has the better policies for protecting jobs while also reducing emissions. Labor won in 2007 and 2010 by convincing voters it was better placed to reduce emissions while protecting jobs.
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Paddy Hintz, Senior Consultant
For news tragics, the weeks before the invasion of Ukraine was historic for more than the obvious reasons. It was during this period that US Intelligence sources openly provided news outlets with their expectations regarding Russian troop movements, the expected date of any border crossing and, ultimately, the Kremlin’s intentions.