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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.

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 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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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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Bulimba commuters stranded as ferry services cut, councillor says

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Kim Stephens A Brisbane city councillor says hundreds of early morning commuters have been left stranded in Bulimba by ferry timetable changes implemented this week.

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Brisbane Live At Work: Tuesday June 18

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Brisbane Live At Work: Tuesday June 18

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Rudd set to call August 31 election date: Queensland MPs

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Tony Moore Southeast Queensland Labor backbenchers have circled August 31 as the most likely date of the federal election.

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Bob Katter names James Blundell among his Senate hopefuls

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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.

Rudd and Glasson face off at debate hosted by South East Brisbane Chamber of Commerce

Former AMA president Bill Glasson.

Amy Remeikis Kevin Rudd rejects claims that he was the "absent candidate" for Griffith, during debate at Morningside.

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Beattie to stand as federal candidate

Former Queensland premier Peter Beattie.

Former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie will stand as a Federal ALP candidate for the seat of Forde.

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Greens push for Medicare budget boost

Portrait of Queensland's first Greens Senator, Larissa Waters. Saturday 17th November 2012. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH BUSINESS 121117

Tony Moore The Greens will push to restore the $664 million cut which Labor cut from the Medicare budget in this year's federal budget.

Coalition election campaign in Brisbane

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Tony Moore The Coalition will hold its federal election campaign launch in Brisbane on Sunday as it officially begins its bid to wrest power from the Kevin Rudd-led Labor Party.

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Powerhouse forum brings politics to the people

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Tony Moore House of Power forum tackles everything from nuclear energy to airport noise.

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The ghost of Peter Slipper will still haunt Fisher

Todd Winther, Griffith University The Liberals will likely retain Fisher. However, all eyes will be on how Slipper accepts defeat and whether he will choose to go quietly or make one final ripple in the electorate he has been linked...

For Labor ex-minister, a time of atonement

Cameron Dick

Tony Moore Brisbanetimes.com.au approached several of Labor’s former MPs to guage their reaction to their new lives four months after their savage election loss. One obliged.

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Newman support slips in Ashgrove

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Daniel Hurst Campbell Newman would lose the seat of Ashgrove if an election was held today, a new opinion poll suggests.

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Public service 'DIY' redundancies

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Tony Moore Doubts have been raised over the ability of the state government's 700-strong Shared Services team to assess each sacked public servant's pay-outs.

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Newman's poll slump as cuts polarise voters

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Daniel Hurst Nearly half of Queensland voters believe Premier Campbell Newman's cuts have gone too far, with support for the Liberal National Party plunging 12 percentage points since last month, a new opinion...

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