Bob Katter Advertisement Raises Eyebrows

Bob Katter has posted a video advertisement on YouTube that depicts him having shot the ALP and LNP.

The advertisement raised eyebrows today, given its proximity to the shootings in Orlando, Florida, this week.

The theme of the ad is that “Australia is not for sale”. It shows two characters, the ALP and LNP, putting up an “Australia for Sale” sign, which Katter removes. The ad concludes with Katter painting “Australia NOT for Sale” on the sign and blowing smoke from a pistol as the camera rises to show the two characters apparently lying dead. [Read more…]


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…]