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Queensland and Medibank – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn

October 15th, 2012 · Comments Off on Queensland and Medibank – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn · Health Policy, Policy, Queensland

In fact, there were many things that Labor did to put Queenslanders offside, and these ranged from kangaroo shooting to Medibank. Although the latter scheme was put into effect by a Queensland Politician, Bill Hayden of Ipswich, and with considerable administrative skill, there was one big political hitch which offended Queenslanders and this was the […]

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Bjelke-Petersen on Medicare – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn

October 11th, 2012 · Comments Off on Bjelke-Petersen on Medicare – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn · Health Policy, Policy, Political Communication, Politics, Queensland

Mr Speaker, Throughout history, man has had to cope with many disasters. Some of these disasters have become household names – the Biblical Flood, the eruption of Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii, the Titanic. Well, as from Friday we can add another monumental disaster that will affect every household in Queensland and the rest of Australia […]

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You Can Make it Illegal But You Can’t Make it Unpopular – “Huey Long”, T. Harry Williams

September 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on You Can Make it Illegal But You Can’t Make it Unpopular – “Huey Long”, T. Harry Williams · Health Policy, Policy, Politics

(The New Orleans Mayor) is reported to have said: “You can make prostitution illegal in Louisiana, but you can’t make it unpopular.”

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