Queensland Events

Upcoming Events

5 Mar

Panel discussion on the composition and dynamics of the new 56th parliament 5 March 2018

The ASPG-Q is presenting a panel discussion on the outcome of the 2017 state election and the composition of the new 56th parliament. Join us for a lively observation of the election results and what impact the composition of the new parliament will have on the workings of government moving forward.

Parliament House, Monday 5 March 2018, 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

Recent Events

Collection management and use of political ephemera in Queensland

22 May 2017

ASPG-Q members and friends delighted in the presentation of Dr Lorann Downer as she shared the research she is undertaking on political ephemera as Adjunct Research Fellow at the State Library of Queensland. It was fascinating to learn about the significance and value of political campaign material – as time goes by this ‘ephemera’ takes on added historical meaning and significance.

A transcript of the evening is now available on our Transcripts page.

Discussion forum: Political trust in decline in Queensland

27 February 2017

Everyone who attended this event appreciated the latest findings of ANU’s Professor Ian McAllister from his Australian Electoral Study and the very relevant discussion that followed from a distinguished panel consisting of Dr David Solomon AM, Dr Tracey Arklay and Mr Josh Robertson.

The transcript of the evening is available on our Transcripts page.

End of Year Drinks: reflecting on more than 20 years of ASPG-Q

December 2016

ASPG-Q members and friends celebrated under the stars at the parliament’s new rooftop space at the End of Year function on 30 November 2016. Everyone enjoyed the reflections of Professor Roger Scott and Dr Paul Reynolds and it was a privilege to hear from these experienced and knowledgeable speakers, who have contributed so greatly to ASPG-Q over the years.

Please refer to the Transcripts page of this website for a record of the evening’s speeches.