Clive Palmer has lobbied for it and now his party will officially campaign on it – with Palmer United Party Queensland leader, Carl Judge, confirming they will push for North Queensland to be recognised as an independent state at the upcoming state election.
Mr Judge said the independence of North Queensland from the southern region is now a key platform of the Palmer United Party going into the next Queensland state election.
‘North Queensland has the industry and economic viability to be recognised as Australia’s official seventh state,’ Mr Judge said.
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