Queensland full of bolters

Queensland is leading the country in the number of bolting regions – including SEQ, Hervey Bay, Townsville and Cairns – with only Mt Isa and Longreach lagging behind. Check out this table in the excellent new Grattan Institute report Investing in Regions: Making a Difference:

The Fraser Coast Chronicle is excited:

Hervey Bay: fastest growing city

In recognition of Townsville’s status as a bolting city, I think the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission should allow Woolies and Coles to open at 9am on Sundays (see Trading Bid).

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