Author Archives: Mike Smith

Voting is Now Voluntary in Australia

Voting is now voluntary in Australia, as a result of a magistrate’s decision in New South Wales – read about it here:

 

 

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/12/21/voting-now-voluntary-oz/

 

 

 

Queensland’s New Opposition Frontbench

New Queensland Opposition frontbench & downloadable biographies, here:

 

 

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/12/19/qld-new-oppo-frontbench/

 

 

 

Lobbying in the US – The Basics

Lobbying in the US is very different from lobbying in Australia, and US grassroots lobbying is different again … this article tells you all you need to know about them:

 

 

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/12/12/lobbying-us-basics/

 

 

 

Queensland Government: New Labor Ministry

The New Economic Team

Queensland’s new Ministry was announced today: check it out plus downloadable biographies of Ministers, here

 

 

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/12/10/2017-new-qld-ministry/

 

 

 

Queensland Government: Key Economic Portfolios

Re-elected Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Re-elected Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has on Sunday 10 December 2017 announced part of her new Cabinet ahead of confirmation of the full team.

 

Read the full article here:

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/12/10/qld-govt-key-econ-portfolios/

 

 

 

Making Minutes a Thing of Beauty

Are your meeting’s minutes boring, bad, deficient, mysterious?  Our free guide will help.

Check it out, here:

 

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/12/05/making-minutes-beauty/

 

 

 

Queensland Election 2017 – What Happens Now?

Queensland Election 2017 – We need a Government, a Premier, and Ministers – What Happens Now?

 

Find out here:

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/11/30/queensland-election-2017-what-happens-now/ #qldvotes #auspol

 

 

 

How to Lobby

knock-door-MINISTERA great resource if you want something from Government – our updated directory of How To Lobby articles published since 2013, indexed by topics, and entirely free!

Check it out here:

 

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/11/28/how-to-lobby-updated/

 

 

 

Queensland Election 2017 – Sunday’s Status

Queensland Election 2017 – Sunday’s Status here:

 

http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/11/26/qld-election-2017-sundays-status/

 

 

 

“Can you Chair the Meeting, Please?” III

Points of order, machinery issues/motions, and rulings: this third article helps inexperienced Chairs of formal or semi-formal meetings understand them, and concludes our series – read the whole article here http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/11/07/chair-meeting-3/ from where you can also download a consolidation of all three articles.