Queensland Fixed Four-Year Terms Referendum: YES and NO Cases

This page contains the official YES and NO cases for Queensland’s referendum on fixed four-year terms of Parliament.

The referendum will be held on March 19, 2016. It proposes to introduce fixed four-year terms from after the next election, with elections to be held on the last Sunday in October.

The proposal has the bipartisan support of the ALP and the Liberal National Party in Queensland. The proposal has been introduced by the Queensland Premier, Anna Palaszczuk. [Read more…]


Queensland Parliamentary Committee Recommends Fixed Four-Year Terms

A Queensland parliamentary committee has recommended that the parliament proceed with moves towards introducing fixed four-year terms for the Legislative Assembly.

The Finance and Administration Committee recommended amendments to a proposed bill that would provide for a referendum to be put to the electorate in 2016 that would introduce fixed four-year terms.

The proposal has bipartisan support from the ALP and the Liberal National Party (LNP). [Read more…]