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.
THE Australian Greens are the ''anti-absurd party'' and have become the ''ideas bank'' for policy in federal Parliament, Greens leader Bob Brown said.
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.
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.
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee has recommended the federal government subsidise the controversial abortion drug RU486.
Natalie Bochenski Sunday February 10 marks the start of the Chinese New Year, with 2013 being the Year of the Snake.
Brisbane Live At Work: Monday, January 15, 2013
Daniel Hurst Long-serving rural Queensland MP Ray Hopper says he defected from the Liberal National Party because his conscience would not allow him to serve under the Newman government's leadership.
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...
Daniel Hurst Campbell Newman would lose the seat of Ashgrove if an election was held today, a new opinion poll suggests.
Nathan Paull The Liberal National Party's former state secretary says women need to change their attitudes if they want to be taken seriously in politics.
Daniel Hurst Queensland's public sector union has ruled out campaigning for any political party at the upcoming election, a day after its secretary left the door open to backing the Liberal National Party.
Miranda Forster Australian Greens leader Bob Brown and maverick independent MP Bob Katter have come together in an unlikely alliance at a southern Queensland court to support an anti-coal seam gas activist.
Daniel Hurst The union leader representing Queensland public servants says he agrees the total size of the public service needs to be reduced, so long as frontline services are protected.
Marissa Calligeros A senior Liberal MP and long-time gay rights advocate says he will not support same-sex marriage legislation due to come before Federal Parliament next year.
Daniel Hurst Queensland Labor has suffered a massive swing in sentiment against it in the traditional ALP heartland of Ipswich, according to a new opinion poll.
Daniel Hurst It's crunch time for a proposal to allow couples to register their relationships as "civil unions" in Queensland. brisbanetimes.com.
Daniel Hurst A bill to allow same-sex civil unions is likely to come down to the wire when it's voted on in Queensland Parliament this week.
Daniel Hurst The Bligh Government has dismissed suggestions its child endowment fund proposal is similar to a policy championed by former federal Labor leader Mark Latham in 2002.
Darren Cartwright and Kym Agius The Queensland premier has defended her first major election promise, amid claims she's putting education ahead of problem-plagued mining communities.