Queensland Events

2021 Scholarship Prize now open

Jun-Sep 21

The ASPG-Q Prize for Parliamentary Scholarship 2021 is now open.

1 June 2021

Nominations are now open for postgraduate students enrolled at any university located in Queensland to enter an article in the field of the study of parliament as a critical institution in the democratic process.

Nominations close 30 September 2021 with the winner notified in November 2021.

A prize of $1000 is available to the winner.

More information and terms and conditions available here.

Upcoming Events

June 2021

The role of Parliament in public finance

Monday 14 June 2021 from 6pm, Legislative Council Chamber, Queensland Parliament

An evening discussion panel of Queensland economists on the role of the Queensland Parliament in overseeing government financial performance. Is scrutiny of the state budget a process of careful consideration, or a rubber stamp?

The ASPG-Q is proud to host an evening discussion panel of Queensland economists and former members of state parliament on the role of the Parliament in overseeing the government financial performance.

With guest speakers Rachel Nolan, Gene Tunny and Associate Professor Begoña Deminguez.

Refreshments available at the close of the panel discussion.

Book now through Eventbrite

Recent Events

December 2020 Event : Australian Election Study 2019 and Queensland's 2020 State Election in Retrospect

10 December 2020

The ASPG-Q hosted a presentation from Dr Sarah Cameron on the latest results of the Australian Election Study and provided insights into data on democratic politics in the era of COVID-19.

#QParliament2020 : young people in parliament

25 November 2019

The ASPG-Q hosted a special end of year celebration of young people in the Queensland. The event featured young and inspiring Members of Parliament sharing their reflections on 2019 and what 2020 will be like for the Queensland Parliament.

Freedom of the Press: where to from here?

19 August 2019

The Queensland Chapter of the Australasian Study of Parliament Group is proud to host a discussion panel on Freedom of the Press, featuring Professor Peter Greste and media experts Professor Julianne Schultz and Peter Black.