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Malcolm Cole
Director – Media and Communications

While the US voters look to have dispensed Donald J Trump to the Presidential dustbin, the phrase “fake news” – his gift to the global lexicon – looks set to linger on. Like or loathe Trump, rarely has a political leader introduced into the public conscience a word or phrase that sticks about after they have moved on. There’s no doubt that Trump has done that.

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has been returned with an increased majority, while holding onto all of its regional seats and expanding into the LNP strongholds on the Sunshine and Gold Coasts. Many pundits would’ve thought that Labor was in a strong position heading into the final week, but they certainly outperformed even the most optimistic of true believers.

Federal Parliament resumes next Monday for the final run down to the end of the year. Two huge elections occurred in the last seven days, Queenslanders went to the polls on October 31 and the US Presidential Congressional and Senate elections on November 3.

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