Queensland July to December 2017

Queensland July to December 2017 Political Chronicles 329 Table 1: The Northcote By-election — Results Candidate Party % Primary % Two-Party Vote Vote HAYWARD, Russell 1.0 SANAGHAN, Brian 0.58 Australian Greens THORPE, Lidia 45.22 55.6 LENK, Nina Animal Justice 2.14 CHIPP, Laura 3.19 COOPER, Phillip 1.21 ROSSITER, Dean Liberal Democrats 4.15 BURNS, Clare ALP 35.41 44.4 TOSCANO, Joseph 0.9 EDWARDS, Bryony 0.43 SPIROVSKA, Vince 0.6 Informal 5.1 participation 79.0 Source: <https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/Results/State2017/TCPbyVotingCentreNorthcoteDistrict.html> Queensland July to December 2017 PAUL D. WILLIAMS Griffith University DOI:10.1111/ajph.12471 Overview The latter half of 2017 saw mixed economic and political fortunes. While unemployment and energy costs were lamentable, other economic indicators rebounded. The Labor, Liberal-National and Pauline Hanson One Nation parties each suffered their own significant crises as Queensland — in the grip of election date speculation and the Premier’s denials of an early poll — inched ever closer to a formal campaign. The result would stun most observers. Economy The period began with the Queensland economy enjoying mixed fortunes. While unemployment peaked at 6.5 per cent (the nation’s second highest), job vacancies grew 11 percentage points more than the previous year. With 60 per cent of all new jobs now created outside Greater Brisbane, regional economies were especially well served http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Australian Journal of Politics and History Wiley

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Political Chronicles 329 Table 1: The Northcote By-election — Results Candidate Party % Primary % Two-Party Vote Vote HAYWARD, Russell 1.0 SANAGHAN, Brian 0.58 Australian Greens THORPE, Lidia 45.22 55.6 LENK, Nina Animal Justice 2.14 CHIPP, Laura 3.19 COOPER, Phillip 1.21 ROSSITER, Dean Liberal Democrats 4.15 BURNS, Clare ALP 35.41 44.4 TOSCANO, Joseph 0.9 EDWARDS, Bryony 0.43 SPIROVSKA, Vince 0.6 Informal 5.1 participation 79.0 Source: <https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/Results/State2017/TCPbyVotingCentreNorthcoteDistrict.html> Queensland July to December 2017 PAUL D. WILLIAMS Griffith University DOI:10.1111/ajph.12471 Overview The latter half of 2017 saw mixed economic and political fortunes. While unemployment and energy costs were lamentable, other economic indicators rebounded. The Labor, Liberal-National and Pauline Hanson One Nation parties each suffered their own significant crises as Queensland — in the grip of election date speculation and the Premier’s denials of an early poll — inched ever closer to a formal campaign. The result would stun most observers. Economy The period began with the Queensland economy enjoying mixed fortunes. While unemployment peaked at 6.5 per cent (the nation’s second highest), job vacancies grew 11 percentage points more than the previous year. With 60 per cent of all new jobs now created outside Greater Brisbane, regional economies were especially well served

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Published: Jan 1, 2018

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