The people of Queensland have sent an unprecedented electoral message, rejecting the government of Campbell Newman and his agenda to privatise electricity assets, the Electrical Trades Union has said.

ETU national secretary Allen Hicks said the 2015 election had been a referendum on the Liberal National Party’s privatisation plan, with the people of Queensland today making their view clear by delivering a record swing against a first term government.

“The people of Queensland have unequivocally rejected the government of Campbell Newman and his plan to privatise electricity assets,” Mr Hicks said.


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