Indigenous leader Noel Pearson says constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people needs to come before other referendums are held.
Felicity Caldwell is state political reporter at the Brisbane Times
Queensland looks likely to have another conservative force contesting the next state election.
A carbon price in Australia is probably inevitable, Queensland Resources Council chief executive Ian Macfarlane says.
The federal Parliament should assume that there is more corruption yet to be exposed, a governance and public policy expert says.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says the world is reacting with resentment to the "manacles of political correctness" in events such as Brexit and the election of Donald Trump.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has described Queensland's 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030 as "bonkers mad".