Campbell Newman was an extremely popular Lord Mayor of Australia’s largest city council, Brisbane. He became Premier of Qld in audacious circumstances & became the target of an extremely vicious & sustained smear campaign.
The government doesn’t want your children thinking for themselves, so education bureaucrats in Queensland have issued an “unofficial” policy warning principals that they should crack down on 4 to 12 year olds who have a public faith.
The founding President of the Qld Liberal National Party (LNP), Bruce McIver oversaw the unification of two troubled parties, as well as the landslide victory and then defeat of the Campbell Newman LNP Government.
In an internal LNP inquisition, David Goodwin was publicly burned at the stake because he simply wanted to sing a different song in this “broad church”.
Pauline Hanson is undoubtedly one of the most influential people in Australia, a Qld Senator in the federal Parliament, and leader of the Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party. She sat down with Dave Pellowe to discuss the Family Law Court, Australian Culture and Immigration, and the many issues to be considered at the next Queensland election.
Peter Gleeson is the Editor of the Sunday Mail, Queensland’s largest print newspaper. We talk about his long career, the changes he’s seen, the differences between reporting and commentary, and the options before Malcolm Turnbull, Cory Bernardi, and Qld voters at their coming state election.