Queensland Events

Upcoming Events

Aug 2021

100 Year Commemoration Event: TJ Ryan, former Premier of Queensland

Monday 30 August 2021 - from 6pm, Legislative Council Chamber, Queensland Parliament

The Queensland Parliament and the Queensland Chapter of the ASPG is proud to commemorate the life and work of former Queensland Premier TJ Ryan.

An evening of scholarly analysis, featuring an introduction from Hon Curtis Pitt, MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and speakers Emeritus Professor Kay Saunders AO, Dr Raymond Evans, Dr Tom Cochrane and Dr Mary Crawford.

Closing entertainment provided by community group, WILPF Performers for Peace, who will perform a work to celebrate TJ Ryan's anti-conscription campaign.

Ticket includes refreshments provided on the beautiful President's Verandah of Parliament House.

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.

Recent Events

June 2021 Event : The role of Parliament in public finance

14 June 2021

The ASPG-Q hosted a presentation from Rachel Nolan, Gene Tunny and Associate Professor Begoña Deminguez on the role of Parliament in public finance

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.