AS the official five-week Queensland election campaign enters its third week, the funding of major election promises remains a key issue.
Campbell Newman's Liberal National Party team will officially launch its 2012 campaign tomorrow.
Both major parties should now begin to detail how their policies will be funded, rather than leaving it until the last week.
Recent Newspoll data shows the economy is the surging issue for voters for 72 per cent of voters by February 15, up from 57 per cent in January 2004.
Today the economy is almost as pressing as health, Queensland's most important issue, rated number one by between between 81 and 86 per cent of people surveyed since 2004.
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