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Robust examination of public policy is needed now more than ever during these unique and challenging times. With experts across the university investigating key election issues like tourism, the economy, regional development, health and social inclusion, Griffith University is informing debate and discussion around the Queensland state election.
Queensland votes: week two
Host professor Susan Harris Rimmer is joined by Griffith’s political scientists and policy researchers to discuss week two of the 2020 Queensland election campaign
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Leaders shy on climate change and sustainable jobs
Both major parties have been reluctant to tackle issues like climate change and sustainable long-term employment opportunities during the Queensland state election campaign, a Griffith University political expert believes.
Why it’s still worth hitting the campaign trail
Political scientist Dr Paul Williams says while COVID and other factors have changed campaigning substantially, there are still compelling reasons to press the flesh in the last week of the election.
Minor parties jockey for position in pandemic-era election
Minor parties may benefit as COVID impacts voter preferences at this month's Queensland election.
How to make all Queenslanders a priority?
A just urgent sustainable transition
by Professor Scott Baum
There is unlikely to be a clear winner when polls close on Saturday 31 October. But when the Queensland parliament regroups, those charged with governing the state have an opportunity to make a real difference....
Is it possible to drought-proof Australia?
The New Bradfield Scheme
by Professor Emeritus Poh-Ling Tan
Water is critical to life and jobs, and large infrastructure projects tend to sway voters at the polling booth. Paired together, it’s easy to understand why the New Bradfield Scheme (the Scheme) is central to the Liberal National Party’s platform...
Hi-vis haute couture and the peril of the unemployed
by Professor Scott Baum
When did hard hats and hi-vis become political haute couture? Everywhere you look at the moment Queensland politicians are donning a hard hat and a hi-vis vest to announce some infrastructure project in an attempt to win votes...
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