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Palaszczuk: Queensland ALP will right LNP wrongs

Queensland Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk has pledged to reverse a raft of government policy changes if Labor can achieve an unlikely win at the next state election.

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 membership has doubled: Palaszczuk

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

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

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Davis considered jumping ship to ALP earlier

Queensland MP Dr Chris Davis.

Natalie Bochenski The former state member for Stafford said he considered joining Labor immediately after quitting his seat, but decided he didn’t want to influence the outcome of the by-election.

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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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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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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.

National Union of Workers members to have direct say in Labor leadership

Cameron Atfield The members of at least one union will get a direct say in who will lead the Queensland Labor Party in State Parliament after the ALP state council ratified new leadership rules on the weekend.

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Leaked briefing tells MPs to spruik uniform message

Campbell Newman's government has

Amy Remeikis A leaked document shows the Newman government is continuing its PR push to turn public perceptions around.

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Queensland Labor's push to force Federal MPs to support marriage equality

Opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk, pictured with federal deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek, has vowed to reverse the most contentious reforms of the LNP state government.

Kristian Silva The Queensland Labor state conference passed a motion calling on federal Labor MPs to be forced to vote in favour of future marriage equality bills.

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Suspended prison officer Kylie Muscat backed by Queensland Labor

Suspended prison guard Kylie Muscat.

Kristian Silva A prison officer who was stood down after raising safety concerns about the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre has been loudly cheered by members of Queensland's Labor Party.

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John Birmingham: The sex column

Sex

John Birmingham Worried by the latest polling support for the ALP leader, Queensland Premier, the newer cuddlier MR STRONG CHOICES has joined Brisbane Times as sex blogger.

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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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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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Former LNP member Chris Davis to join Labor

Former Queensland MP Dr Chris Davis.

Natalie Bochenski Former assistant health minister Chris Davis has applied to join the Labor party, just two days after resigning from the LNP.

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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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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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