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Greens want PM to see reef dredging impact

Cleo Fraser Green groups hope Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's visit to Gladstone Harbour will open his eyes to the impact dredging has on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Greens hope to capitalise on Labor revival

Lead senate candidate for the Greens Adam Stone speaks to a journalist before a rally against the punitive Asylum seeker policy of the Government held in King George Square in Brisbane.27th of July 2013. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore The Greens hope to piggy-back on Kevin Rudd's popularity in Queensland to win a crucial second Senate seat in Queensland and preserve the carbon pricing scheme.

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Greens push for Medicare budget boost

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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.

Greens promise dredging no-go zones for Great Barrier Reef

The Greens have promised to set clear ‘‘no-go zones’’ for port dredging as part of a $176 million Great Barrier Reef protection package announced in Airlie Beach on Friday.

CSG the winner in Murray plan: Greens

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The Australian Greens say the coal seam gas (CSG) industry is set to secure millions of litres of groundwater from the Murray-Darling Basin at the expense of the environment.

Brown labels Greens most 'exciting' party

THE Australian Greens are the ''anti-absurd party'' and have become the ''ideas bank'' for policy in federal Parliament, Greens leader Bob Brown said.

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.

Staunch the flow of 'potentially corrupting money' to policital parties: expert

Grabbing cash tightly.

Amy Remeikis Political donation laws should be driven by principles, not ideologies, says one of the nation's leading experts on the topic.

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Reef body said dumping could cause 'long-term, irreversible harm'

Mapping the Great Barrier Reef (Thumbnail)

Natalie Bochenski The federal body responsible for safeguarding the Great Barrier Reef believed dumping dredge spoil in the world heritage area could cause “long-term, irreversible harm”, and initially...

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Newman government on the receiving end of another bad poll

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Amy Remeikis The Newman government could be headed for the political wilderness if a new poll is replicated across the state.

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Campbell Newman dismisses 'Labor lawyer' criticism

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has dismissed criticism of harsh anti-bikie laws by a prominent barrister describing him as a ‘‘Labor lawyer’’.

Brisbane Live: Monday February 3, 2014

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Public service job cuts continue with 30 more redundancies

Queensland government sheds 30 more public service jobs.

Tony Moore Queensland's public servants fear a second wave of retrenchments after confirmation that 30 positions were quietly abolished in the Environment Portfolio three weeks ago.

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LNP's Glasson yet to decide if he will recontest Griffith

Former AMA president Bill Glasson.

Tony Moore Bill Glasson is yet to decide whether he will recontest the seat of Griffith.

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Redcliffe election date unknown until mid-January

Amy Remeikis Campbell Newman will be cutting it fine to ensure Redcliffe constituents are represented when parliament resumes early next year.

Jann Stuckey called out for 'politicising' the Brisbane International

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Amy Remeikis When it comes to governments, branding matters.

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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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The real challenges facing electricity generation

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Adam Stone, The Greens The Sunshine State’s 300,000+ solar households stand accused of driving up electricity prices and living large on the backs of poorer households. That’s unfair and inaccurate, argue The Greens.

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Whose views skew the news?

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Folker Hanusch, University of the Sunshine Coast Most Australian journalists describe themselves as left-wing, yet amongst those who wield the real power in the country’s newsrooms, the Coalition holds a winning lead.

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Newman losing support: poll

Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis and AAP A new poll has shown another drop in support for Queensland's Liberal National Party government.

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