The ETU has put out a media release on privatisation of electricity assets, almost all of which can be demonstrated to be untrue or inaccurate, or only accurate up to a point.
Labor’s had three years in opposition but it has failed to learn the right lessons. One is that there is nothing wrong with a good privatisation.
Executive Director Graham Young thinks that minor parties boost Labor’s chances in this Queensland election. He’s not alone, as ABC Radio National Breakfast reveals. Key minor party strategist Glen Druery, and Queensland’s longest serving independent Peter Wellington agree. They and Graham were interviewed this morning.
We have completed a critique of the Opposition’s Fiscal Strategy. You can download it by clicking here.
Queensland always had a reputation for being a fiscally conservative state. In 2003-04, Queensland’s general government debt was only $2.7 billion and the debt held by the government owned corporations was just above $10 billion.