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ALP membership has doubled: Palaszczuk

Tony Moore More than 4000 people have joined the Queensland branch of the ALP since its crushing 2012 election loss.

Queensland ALP leadership secure for now

Victorious Labor candidate Anthony Lynham with jubilant Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk celebrating victory in the Stafford by-election.

Queensland Labor leader Annastacia Palaszczuk is safe - for now at least, political analysts say.

ALP Stafford candidate not in line for health portfolio

Queensland opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk with Stafford by-election candidate Anthony Lynham.

Amy Remeikis Labor won't discuss portfolios Dr Lynham may be offered if he wins.

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Newman says ALP wrong on TAFE fee rises

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Queensland's premier has accused the opposition of playing Nostradamus over TAFE fee increases.

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Former test pilot among potential ALP candidates for Griffith

Tony Moore A Virgin pilot is the latest ALP figure to nominate for pre-selection to stand in the seat of Griffith, held until the weekend by former prime minister Kevin Rudd.

Greens call for free ALP vote on marriage laws

Petrina Berry and Lema Samandar HUNDREDS of same-sex marriage advocates, some dressed as Jesus Christ and the Pope, gathered in Brisbane as part of a national day of protest yesterday.

Tony Fitzgerald slams Newman's 'politically motivated' apology

Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald says Premier Campbell Newman's apology was insincere.

Amy Remeikis Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald has labelled the government’s attempt at reconciliation with the legal community and voters a “politically motivated expression of regret for its...

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Labor wins 20% swing in Stafford by-election

LNP Stafford candidate Bob Andersen looks on at Campbell Newman addresses the media at Wilston State School on Stafford by-election day.

Cameron Atfield The Newman government has suffered its second by-election loss this year, with a massive swing towards Labor in Stafford.

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LNP forced to cover up signs in Stafford by-election

LNP signage has been altered to comply with undertakings given to the Supreme Court for the Stafford byelection.

Cameron Atfield The Liberal National Party has been forced to cover signs accusing Labor’s Stafford by-election candidate of living outside of the electorate.

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Newman ministers support their leader

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis Queensland Transport Minister Scott Emerson has played down the latest Newspoll results showing Labor is ahead of the Liberal National Party for the first time since the March 2012 election.

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Queensland lifts its uranium ban, but is the price worth the cost?

The Queensland Government's decision to lift ban on uranium mining raises questions.

Maxine Newlands and Liz Tynan, James Cook University As of today, Queensland has lifted a 32-year ban on uranium mining. That decision was taken within months of the 2012 state election, despite Premier Campbell Newman’s pre-election promise not...

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Sibelco's influence on sand mining policy should go to CMC: Barrister

Stradbroke Sand miners Sibelco's dealings with the LNP Government should be scrutinised, a prominent lawyer has argued.

Tony Moore Mining company Sibelco’s dealings with the Newman Government should be subject to the same CMC scrutiny as allegations against Clive Palmer, a prominent Queensland barrister says.

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Graham Quirk unlikely to have lord mayoral rival within LNP

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

Kim Stephens Graham Quirk looks set be the sole LNP nominee for Brisbane lord mayor at the 2016 election, with other councillors declaring their support for the city's popular current leader.

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Redcliffe byelection sent 'clear message': LNP president

Premier Campbell Newman is yelled at by at protester after leaving the Humpybong state school in Redcliffe where he was supporting local lnp candidate Kerri-anne Dooley at the By-election. 22nd of February 2014. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Amy Remeikis The LNP president has conceded the government had been sent “a clear message” in the wash-up from Saturday’s byelection, with a 17.2 per cent swing in Labor’s direction.

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Labor questions how $200,000 donation went to Rudd's electorate account

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Tony Moore and James Massola Labor number crunchers are asking why a $200,000 election campaign donation ended up in Kevin Rudd's electorate account.

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Forward Brisbane Leadership: a colourful history

Tony Moore Forward Brisbane Leadership - the fundraising trust that catapulted Campbell Newman to Brisbane’s lord mayoralty and the Queensland premier’s job - was always colourful.

Labor members will join unions despite Shorten reforms: Qld MP

Amy Remeikis Labor party members will choose to join unions “whether it is compulsory or not”, Queensland Labor MP Curtis Pitt believes.

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Bob Katter names James Blundell among his Senate hopefuls

Bob Katter

Tony Moore The man who sang Way Out West could be Australia's most influential man, way down south after this year's federal election, if you are speaking Bob Katter's language.

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Pauline Hanson joins the House of Power

Former One Nation leader Pauline Hanson. Photo: Edwina Pickles

Simon Holt Pauline Hanson joins debate at the House of Power, and extra tickets released for Rudd vs Glasson forum.