ECQ declares State Referendum result


The four-year parliamentary terms have been officially approved today by the Electoral Commission of Queensland. The 2016 State Referendum has approved a Bill to provide fixed four-year terms for the Legislative Assembly in Queensland. A total of 2,465,765 votes have been counted to date with … [Read more...]

What’s in the box: your guide to this local election


We are in the thick of council campaigns, but don't be blinded by the corflute and leaflets: there is another question on the cards. This local council election will look a little different from previous years, so will you be prepared to face the polling booths? Voters will be asked three … [Read more...]

Time for the 2016 local government elections


The Electoral Commission of Queensland has released details for the 2016 Local Government Quadrennial Elections. The elections will commence alongside the state referendum, which was announced by the Premier on Friday. Candidate nominations are now open and will be accepted until midnight on … [Read more...]

Council elections to include a State Government referendum

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The local government elections on March 19 will have an added component with a State Government referendum on fixed four year terms to be included in the ballot. Both the Palaszczuk Government and the Opposition support the move to fixed four year terms and will work together on building a yes … [Read more...]