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Queensland Politics: Campbell Newman bid to limit ALP union war chest

What is this man thinking?

Campbell Newman is moving to restrict Queensland unions from funding political parties or election campaigns without the specific consent of their members.

The Queensland Premier, in a bid to squeeze the cash-strapped Labor Party, yesterday outlined a plan to introduce legislation to force membership votes on political donations.

COMMENT: Campbell Newman has lost the plot and is in need of serious medical attention if he thinks his political future will be secured by constant and un-Australian union bashing.  His latest antics might appease some of his more-extreme LNP colleagues but the way he is going, he will suffer the same unexpected fate as Jeff Kennett ultimately did in Victoria.