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Annastacia Palaszczuk (born 25 July 1969) is an Australian politician and 39th Premier of Queensland, serving since the 2015 election.
Anthony Joseph Lynham (born 12 April 1960) is an Australian politician who is a Labor Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland representing the electoral district of Stafford.
The Attorney-General of Queensland is a ministry of the Government of Queensland with responsibility for the state's legal and justice system.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
The Brisbane central business district (CBD), officially gazetted as the suburb of Brisbane City and colloquially referred to as 'the city', is the heart of the state capital of Queensland, Australia.
Brittany Louise Lauga (née McKee; born 19 June 1986) is an Australian politician and town planner.
The Cabinet of Queensland is the chief policy-making organ of the Government of Queensland.
Cameron Robert Dick is an Australian politician and member of the Australian Labor Party.
The Chief Justice of Queensland is the senior judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the highest ranking judicial officer in the Australian state of Queensland.
The Coalition (or Liberal–National Coalition) is an alliance of centre-right political parties that forms one of the two major groupings in Australian federal politics.
The coat of arms of Queensland is the oldest in Australia, and was first granted by Queen Victoria in 1893 through the simplest form of heraldic grants; with the shield of arms, motto, helmet, mantling and crest.
In law, a committal procedure is the process by which a defendant is charged with a serious offence under the criminal justice systems of all common law jurisdictions except the United States.
The Constitution of Australia is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia operates, including its relationship to the States of Australia.
A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the sovereign exercises authority in accordance with a written or unwritten constitution.
Coralee Jane O'Rourke is an Australian politician.
Craig Crawford (born 1956) is an American writer and television political commentator based in Washington, D.C. Publisher of the news commenting forum, Trail Mix, Crawford was a columnist for Congressional Quarterly, Editor-in-Chief of National Journal's The Hotline, and Washington Bureau Chief for The Orlando Sentinel, and the author of Listen Up Mr.
The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) is an independent Queensland Government entity created to combat and reduce the incidence of major crime and to continuously improve the integrity of, and to reduce the incidence of misconduct in, the Queensland public sector.
Criminal jurisdiction is a term used in constitutional law and public law to describe the power of courts to hear a case brought by a state accusing a defendant of the commission of a crime.
The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships is the department of the Queensland Government responsible for whole-of-government policy and service delivery for Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders.
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is a department of the Queensland Government which aims to maximise the economic potential for Queensland's primary industries on a sustainable basis through strategic industrial development.
The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services is a department in the Queensland Government which is responsible for providing a number of social services.
The Department of Education is a department of the Queensland Government.
The Department of Energy and Water Supply (DEWS) is a department of the Queensland Government which is responsible for the state's energy and water industries.
The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection is a department of the Queensland Government which is responsible for protecting the state's natural environment and historic buildings.
The Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy is a department of the Queensland Government.
The Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning is a department of the Queensland Government.
The Department of the Premier and Cabinet is a department of the Queensland Government.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is a department of the Queensland Government, formed in April 2009 with the merger of the Queensland Transport and the Department of Main Roads.
The Deputy Premier of Queensland is a role in the Government of Queensland assigned to a responsible Minister in the Australian state of Queensland.
Dianne Elizabeth Farmer (born 12 February 1961) is an Australian politician.
The District Court of Queensland is the second tier in the court hierarchy of Queensland, Australia.
This is a list of current and former electoral divisions for the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, the state legislature for Queensland, Australia.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
The executive is the organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state.
The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia agreed to unite and form the Commonwealth of Australia, establishing a system of federalism in Australia.
A first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting method is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins.
Gerrymandering is a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries.
Glenn James Butcher (born 15 April 1972) is an Australian politician.
A government or state agency, sometimes an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is responsible for the oversight and administration of specific functions, such as an intelligence agency.
The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
The Governor of Queensland is the representative in the state of Queensland of the Queen of Australia.
Ignazia Graziella Grace, usually known as Grace Grace (born 12 August 1958) is an Australian politician who represents the electoral district of McConnel in the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.
In many common law jurisdictions (e.g., England and Wales, Ireland, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore), an indictable offence is an offence which can only be tried on an indictment after a preliminary hearing to determine whether there is a prima facie case to answer or by a grand jury (in contrast to a summary offence).
Instant-runoff voting (IRV) is a voting method used in single-seat elections with more than two candidates.
Jacklyn Anne Trad (جاكي تراد; born 25 April 1972) is an Australian politician.
Jennifer Ruth Howard (born 12 July 1965) is an Australian politician.
Julieanne Claire Gilbert (born 6 May 1962) is an Australian politician.
Kate Jennifer Jones (born 10 April 1979) is an Australian politician and Queensland Government minister.
The Leader of the House, also known as the Manager of Government Business is responsible for managing and scheduling Government business in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland.
Leeanne Margaret Enoch is an Australian politician.
The Legislative Assembly of Queensland is the sole chamber of the unicameral Parliament of Queensland.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
The Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) is a political party in Queensland, Australia.
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
The Magistrates Court of Queensland is the lowest court in the court hierarchy of Queensland, Australia.
Manslaughter is a common law legal term for homicide considered by law as less culpable than murder.
Mark Craig Bailey is an Australian politician and former school teacher, who has been the Labor member for Miller (formerly Yeerongpilly) in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2015.
Mark Lionel Furner (born 11 April 1958) is an Australian politician.
Mark Thomas Ryan (born 29 December 1982) is an Australian politician who was an Australian Labor Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2009 to 2012.
Meaghan Alana Jenkins Scanlon (born 1993) is an Australian politician and Lawyer.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Michael Christopher de Brenni (born 8 February 1978) is an Australian politician.
A minister is a politician who heads a government department, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers.
A ministry is a governmental organisation, headed by a minister, that is meant to manage a specific sector of public administration.
The monarchy of Australia is a form of government in which a hereditary king or queen serves as the nation's sovereign.
Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought.
The National Party of Australia (also known as The Nationals or simply, The Nats) is an Australian political party.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
Optional preferential voting (OPV) is a voting system under which voters may choose to mark a preference for one candidate (effectively voting as though it were a first-past-the-post election), all candidates or any number of candidates in between.
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government.
Parliament House in Brisbane is the meeting place of the Parliament of Queensland, housing its only chamber, the Legislative Assembly.
The Parliament of Queensland is the legislature of Queensland, Australia.
A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.
The politics of Queensland has several unique features with respect to other states in Australia including a unicameral legislature.
In politics, populism refers to a range of approaches which emphasise the role of "the people" and often juxtapose this group against "the elite".
The Premier of Queensland is the head of government in the Australian state of Queensland.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Queensland Health is a department of the Government of Queensland which operates and administers the state's public health system.
The Queensland Legislative Council was the upper house of the parliament in the Australian state of Queensland.
Responsible government is a conception of a system of government that embodies the principle of parliamentary accountability, the foundation of the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy.
Shannon Maree Fentiman is an Australian politician.
Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories.
Steven John Miles (born 15 November 1977) is an Australian politician.
Stirling James Hinchliffe (born 23 November 1970) is an Australian politician.
A summary offence is a crime in some common law jurisdictions that can be proceeded against summarily, without the right to a jury trial and/or indictment (required for an indictable offence).
The Supreme Court of Queensland is the highest court in the Australian State of Queensland.
The Treasurer of Queensland, previously styled Colonial Treasurer of Queensland, is the title held by the Cabinet minister who is responsible for the financial management of Queensland Government in Australia.
In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature), the other chamber being the lower house.
The Westminster system is a parliamentary system of government developed in the United Kingdom.
There have been 92 women in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland since its establishment in 1860.
Yvette Maree D'Ath (born 26 July 1970) is an Australian politician.
1 William Street is a skyscraper in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and is the tallest in the city at 259.8 metres.
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