Comment of the Day NQ STATE——This is not a news flash. It has been an ongoing topic since 1859. Since the founding of Queensland as a colonial state in 1859, there is always an interest to split the state in half. You can’t expect to share same political interest in the communities of Brisbane and Townsville. Same issue for the Scottish independence, Scots don’t want to be managed, controlled and run by Westminster (London). Far north Queenslanders don’t want to be managed, controlled and run by Brisbane. Go for the split. I don’t care.