Our Goal

Equal Representation - The 7th State:

CHALLENGE 1 - The Federal Parliament today:

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CHALLENGE 2 - The Queensland Parliament today:

Queensland is the only State in Australia with no upper house to act as a check on Government action. "With its single house of parliament, no bill of rights, and history of political malpractice, the state is extremely vulnerable to the misuse of power."

- Tony Fitzgerald SC, 29 Jan 2015

CHANGE: As the 7th State, we will have our own Senators in the Federal Parliament, and our own State Parliament to check government action.

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We Stand for better government & representation – not more!

As the 7th State, we will have our own Senators in the Federal Parliament, and our own State Parliament to check government action.

We stand for better government and representation – not more!

Local Governments are part of State Government. At present there is duplication - e.g. Local governments have departments of sport and recreation and so does the State Government! DUPLICATION.

In becoming a new State, the people of North Queensland will design the system of Government they want – decisions made closer to the people they affect, and better accountability!

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The Burdekin dam was completed in 1987 and is the largest dam in Qld, with a capacity four times that of Sydney Harbour. To this day, not one watt of electricity has been generated! In 2016 – 2017, Townsville was on Level 3 water restrictions. Why did take a crisis to cause change? There is a governance problem!

We Want Our Choice

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There have been six (6) calls in the Queensland Parliament for the North to become the 7th State. A 2017 petition requested a referendum to be held on separation. The ALP Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, replied: ” ..the Queensland Government does not support any proposal to split Queensland into separate states.”
Premier, the petition did not ask for the State to be split – it was a request for the people of the North to have their choice!

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