Author Archives: Mike Smith
Twenty years ago today was a tough Northern Territory Election Day, 30 August 1997; read more about it here: http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/08/30/20-years-ago-today/
Queensland Premier Annastasia Palaszczuk has restated her intention the next State Election should happen in 2018. In anticipation, blogger Ben Rau of The Tally Room has updated and published his seat by seat analysis.
Read about it via this link: http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/new-queensland-election-analysis/
Are you driven crazy by frustrating teleconferences? We spend a lot of time on teleconferences, including formal board and committee meetings, and these twelve tips can make the experience much more effective and pleasant: read all about them here http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/08/08/teleconference-blues/
When should you make your business or community issue political? “Never” is the answer from which you should start.
Australia is supposed to have seventy-six Senators: right now we have no more than seventy-four, possibly only seventy-two, and possibly far fewer: when Parliament resumes on 8 August, expect political and legal fireworks. Read more here http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/07/28/170808-opportunity-for-what/
Scott Ludlam’s announcement he’s not eligible to be an Australian Senator opens up another really juicy question about a former Labor Prime Minister’s eligibility: read about it here: http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/07/18/labor-pm-ineligible/
Scott Ludlam’s announcement he’s not eligible to be a Senator throws up plenty of questions, but most commentators will get many facts wrong.
Here’s some fast facts: http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/07/17/ludlam-senate/
The value of the Great Barrier Reef, a boxing match, and Gordon Nuttall’s superannuation dominated news last week in Queensland: read everything here http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/07/03/last-week-in-qld-170703/
Last week in Queensland, Paul Pisisale’s arrest, a boxing match, and the Premier’s trade mission to the US, dominated news – read all about it here http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/06/26/last-week-in-qld-170626/
The State budget dominated Queensland media in the first half of last week, as did attacks under Parliamentary privilege on the integrity of Paul Pisisale, and the labelling of Caboolture as Australia’s dole bludger capital. Read all about it here http://ethicalconsultingservices.wordpress.com/2017/06/19/last-week-in-qld-170619/