Bowyer v de Jersey [2017] QSC 340

Bowyer v de Jersey [2017] QSC 340 The appellant warned that a fraud will take place upon the people of Queensland when the Queensland Government makes the application to the Governor to have the writs for the election approved and signed. He contended that the Legislative Council was abolished unlawfully because the 1921 State Parliament … Continue reading Bowyer v de Jersey [2017] QSC 340

The Abolition of the Upper House of Queensland Parliament

The Upper House of Queensland Parliament (the Legislative Council) was abolished in 1922, and the State continues today without an Upper House. Re-establishment remained a feature of the election platforms of the anti-Labor parties. In 1929, the Country Party prepared a draft Bill providing for the restoration of the Legislative Council without going to a … Continue reading The Abolition of the Upper House of Queensland Parliament