Some of today’s political announcements and briefings. [Read more…]
Cyclone Yasi is about to hit far north Queensland and Premier Anna Bligh and Prime Minister Julia Gillard have spoken at press conferences to offer advice and support to people in the cyclone’s path.
These are today’s briefings from Queensland Premier Anna Bligh and others on Cyclone Yasi. [Read more…]
The debate over the Gillard government’s flood levy got willing today as the Prime Minister clashed with Neil Mitchell on Melbourne radio station 3AW.
Towards the end of the interview, Gillard and Mitchell clashed over Cabinet support for the levy and oversight of the flood recovery spending. [Read more…]
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a package of measures including a one-off levy to pay for the flood damage in Queensland and elsewhere. [Read more…]
These are some of today’s briefings on the Queensland floods. [Read more…]
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has maintained her media presence over the weekend as the Queensland flood emergency continues.
Bligh announced this morning that the body of a Grantham woman has been identified, bringing to 16 the number of people killed in the Lockyer Valley region. One man has also died in Brisbane. [Read more…]