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Newman tipped to lose seat despite LNP win

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman could lose his own seat even as the Liberal National Party is re-elected for a second term.

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.

LNP's defeat in Stafford a big blow: analyst

Defeated LNP candidate Bob Andersen with Premier Campbell Newman.

Queensland's Liberal National Party was always going to lose the Stafford by-election, but the huge swing to Labor is a blow to the party, a political analyst says.

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Stafford by-election battle under way

Labor's Anthony Lynham is tipped to win today's Stafford by-election.

Polling booths have opened in the Brisbane electorate of Stafford where Labor is expected to trounce the Liberal National Party in a state by-election.

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All aboard - GC light rail takes off

The G

Tony Moore A little taste of the future opened on the Gold Coast this morning when commuters finally got on board The G – the $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach.

Newman returns to face dissatisfied voters

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore Premier returns from break eager to push leadership credentials.

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Gerard Baden-Clay Trial Live Coverage: Day 14, Week 4

Heated argument: Gerard Baden-Clay.

Marissa Calligeros Former real estate agent Gerard Baden-Clay is charged with the murder of his wife Allison Baden-Clay on April 19, 2012.

Card sharks, cheating and casinos: the public servant remembers

Sir Leo Hielscher alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Can you imagine the state’s under treasurer sitting in a dark room in Las Vegas being shown by card sharks how to cheat at gambling?

Leo Hielscher backs asset sales

Sir Leo Hielscher announces his retirement as Queensland Treasury Corporation chair alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Highly respected Treasury official says it makes sense to sell some assets.

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Claps all around for seals that heal

Warren Barnsley We all know seals are cute but could a robotic baby harp seal help to treat and ease the symptoms of dementia?

Australian journalist Peter Greste's sentence highlights threats to reporters

Australian journalist Peter Greste.

Associate Professor Jacqueline Ewart Going to jail for doing your job properly would appear to most people to be wrong, but that is what we witnessed last week with the jailing of Australian journalist Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera...

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Neighbours plus tourists equals high crime on the glitter strip

Tourists and long-term tenants are a bad mix for Gold Coast highrises.

Kristian Silva Buildings with a mix of long-term and short-term tenants is a recipe for a higher crime rate than high rises exclusively for tourists, a new study has found.

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Reef health concerns could cost tourism industry

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore Research is needed discover whether concerns over the Great Barrier Reef’s future are impacting tourist numbers, a prominent tourism expert believes.

Opinion

Will Queensland corruption reforms pervert the course of history?

Griffith University's Professor A J Brown.

Professor A J Brown In November, the eyes of the world will be on Brisbane when global leaders meet for the G20 Summit.

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Opinion: Brisbane's great opportunity to become a world city at G20

President Barack Obama of the United States leaves after holding his closing press conference at the G20 summit in Toronto, Sunday, June 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Lauren Clark If all the world’s a stage, then in 6 months’ time Brisbane will be the new Hollywood, with an A-list cast of world government “who’s who” walking our red carpet.

Stafford byelection campaign begins in earnest

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Photograph taken by Michelle Smith on Saturday 24th May, 2014.
ALP candidate for Stafford in the up-coming by-election Dr Anthony Lynham talks to the media with Labor leader Anastacia Palaszczuk at Wilston Village. BRISBANE. NEWS. SUN-HERALD. BRISBANE TIMES.
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ALP candidate for Stafford in the up-coming by-election Dr Anthony Lynham talks to the media at Wilston Village.

Cameron Atfield The byelection date has not been called, but the battle for the inner-north Brisbane electorate of Stafford has already begun in earnest.

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Controlled burn smoke drifts over city

Tony More Brisbane's residents may notice smoke over the city from Tuesday afternoon as three "controlled burns" begin.

Cinema safety campaign targets international students

Sophie Collombet

Kristian Silva A new personal safety campaign targeting international students will begin screening in a Brisbane cinema complex, months after two high-profile killings of foreign students.

Students protest against 'conviction politician'

Corey Bernardi

Kim Stephens Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi gave a small but vocal group of student protestors the slip in Brisbane on Saturday, opting for back door entry to the Broncos Leagues Club for a speaking engagement.

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Can the LNP retain Stafford?

Chris Davis will make a statement on Friday about his political future.

Amy Remeikis Can the government retain Stafford? The man who sparked the by-election hasn’t ruled it out.

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