Queensland Events

Upcoming Events

26 Mar

Brexit: Deal or no deal – facts, fallout and future 26 March 2019

The ASPG-Q is holding a special discussion panel on Brexit in collaboration with the Australian Institute of International Affairs on Tuesday 26 March, just days before the United Kingdom is due to depart from the European Union.

An expert panel will discuss Britain's dilemmas as the Brexit deadline looms.

The evening starts at the Legislative Chamber from 6pm and will conclude with light refreshments on the colonnade (included in ticket).

Tickets are free for ASPG-Q and AIIA members, $15 for non-members and $10 for students.

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Recent Events

The Public Accounts Committee and the beginning of the modern committee system in Queensland

12 November 2018

The ASPG-Q marked 30 years since the establishment of PAC - the Parliamentary Committee of Public Accounts - by the Queensland Parliament in November 1988 by holding a very special discussion panel event.

PAC is regarded by many as the foundation of the modern committee system in the parliament and the commencement of a new era of public accountability in Queensland - but it took time before the committee was established, and was a key issue in the split between the National Party and the Liberal Party in 1983.

Former Premier Mike Ahern and members of the original committee joined the Clerk of the Queensland Parliament Neil Laurie in discussing the event. A transcript is available on this website.

2AGM and special event: Celebrating women in Parliament

3 Sept 2018

The ASPG was delighted to host a celebration of women in parliament, featuring two current members, Ms Joan Pease MP and Mrs Jann Stuckey MP and one former members, Mrs Beryce Nelson, who all generously shared their experiences with a grateful audience.

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

2018 ASPG national conference - Trust in Parliament in a post-truth World

18-20 Jul

ASPG Queensland and the Queensland Parliament are proud to host the 2018 ASPG conference. An exciting program is planned with world renowned scholars, media experts, politicians and parliamentary practitioners.

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.

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.