Saturday, August 8, 2020

Politics

Politics

‘Queensland first’: Palaszczuk closes the borders and amps up election rhetoric | Australia news

Annastacia Palaszczuk stands outside in the Queensland sunshine to deliver the state’s daily coronavirus update. When the news bulletins cut to the Queensland premier, they leave scenes of dreary Melbourne streets and shuttered shopfronts. The optics have been matched by an increase in pro-Queensland rhetoric in the build-up to a state election on 31 October. “We are concerned about what is happening in the southern states,” Palaszczuk said on Wednesday, announcing Queensland would again effectively close its borders. “And today is the day that we say we are putting Queenslanders...
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