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We have had enough of the 'blame Queensland' brigade

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22.05.2019

Professor Ian Frazer. Wally Lewis. Greg Norman. Rod Laver. Quentin Bryce. Keith Urban. Cathy Freeman. Pat Rafter. Tony Attwood. Trent Dalton. Mal Meninga. Jessica Watson. Steve Irwin. Mick Doohan. David Malouf.

The list could run for pages. And still the rest of Australia laughs at us.

Queenslanders call a spade a spade - and that’s exactly what we did at the polling booth last Saturday - but I’ll be gentle with my language here, and call bull dust on this whole 'blame Queensland' game.

Calls for "Quexit" have been echoing around social media since Prime Minister Scott Morrison carried Queensland for the Coalition.Credit:Dean Lewins/AAP and screenshot

When under fire, the immature and the illogical will always go on the attack. Queensland got the election wrong. We couldn’t understand the depth of the issues being discussed. We are climate change deniers! Parochial. Selfish, even. Perhaps the Canberra press gallery should even be homed in regions around Queensland….

As a Queenslander, whose worked around the world, and in Canberra for years, this makes me livid on so many fronts.

Firstly, the view that Queensland got it wrong on Saturday. A........

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