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Newman Government – milking and squandering incumbency?

Professor Graeme Orr writes:  ‘In just under three weeks, Queenslanders will vote in a state election for the 55th time in 155 years.  Two broad structural forces will meld to decide the election: incumbency and volatility. In a young government, incumbency should be an overwhelming advantage.  In less than three years the Newman administration has milked and squandered its incumbency, in equal measures. …’    Read more

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