Toowoomba mayor Paul Antonio has called for a new Citytrain link between his city and Brisbane to be piggy-backed on the federal government's $8.4 billion budget commitment for the Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail route.
Cameron Atfield is a senior reporter at the Brisbane Times
An electorate officer for federal LNP MP Stuart Robert has contradicted her boss in a hearing into whether disclosure law was broken during local government elections in Queensland in 2016.
MP Shayne Neumann said the ALP members he assisted at the Ipswich local government election were his friends.
A Gold Coast councillor who received $30,000 in donations from the Liberal National Party while running as an independent candidate last year has conceded voters could conclude she was anything but independent.
Former senator is alleged to have threatened a Cairns magistrate in a letter last year requesting a court matter be adjourned.
The political buck-passing over Brisbane's long-delayed Cross River Rail project has continued after a top Commonwealth bureaucrat laid blame at the feet of the Newman government at a Senate hearing in Canberra on Monday.
Abortion is part of an "anti-life agenda" led by the United Nations, One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts told a pro-life rally in the stifling Brisbane sun on Saturday afternoon.
Former One Nation senator Rod Culleton's woes have shown no sign of abating, with the Queensland Police Service confirming it was still dealing with allegations he attempted to pervert the course of justice and threatened a Cairns magistrate.
Dumped One Nation candidate Shan Ju Lin has hit out at the party's hierarchy over her disendorsement as a candidate in the wake of inflammatory statements she made on social media.
One Nation has dumped a Queensland candidate who aired homophobic views on social media.