Queens­land gets snap elec­tion

The Citizen (KZN) - - WORLD - Syd­ney

– The Aus­tralian state of Queens­land, home to the Great Bar­rier Reef, has called a snap elec­tion that is set to test sup­port for both the pop­ulist party of Pauline Han­son and an en­vi­ron­men­tally sen­si­tive In­dian coal mine project.

Cam­paign­ing be­gan yes­ter­day in the state, a ma­jor tourist des­ti­na­tion, af­ter Pre­mier An­nasta­cia Palaszczuk of the Labour Party set down a poll date of Novem­ber 25. – AFP

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