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Reintroduction of Senate in Queensland

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Paul Dawkins
3/26 Blackall Terrace

Total Signatures - 1347

Sponsoring Member: Peter Wellington MP

Posting Date: 25/11/2013

Closing Date: 10/02/2014

Tabled Date: 11/02/2014

Responded By: Hon Jeff Seeney MP on 12/03/2014

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland citizens draws to the attention of the House the need for better scrutiny and accountability of the State Government and the need to reintroduce a House of review in the Queensland Parliament.


Your petitioners therefore request the House to hold a referendum on the reintroduction of an Upper House in the Queensland Parliament with the make up being 59 members in the Lower House and 30 members in the Upper House, the boundaries of both Houses to be determined by the Electoral Commission of Queensland.