According to a letter sent to a Gold Coast 4KQ listener, Premier Peter Beattie had called a state election, which he did later in the morning

This morning Violet Anderson of Burleigh received a letter to her Burleigh Town Post Office mail box from the Premier stating: “I have called a general Queensland State Election for the upcoming month.” A copy of the Premier’s letter is at radio station 4KQ in Stones Corner. The letter concludes: “This is an important election for Queensland’s future.”

Audio of Violet’s conversation with 4KQ is here - Violet can be heard talking to Bob, Laurel & Gary on 4KQ.

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