Paul Osborne If the Griffith by-election was an animal, it would be a platypus.
Live Q&A with LNP candidate for Griffith Dr Bill Glasson ahead of the byelection on February 8, 2014.
Australia’s next human rights commissioner has savaged Queensland’s anti-bikie laws, saying they can be used to punish law-abiding citizens.
Catherine Armitage The incoming human rights commissioner, Tim Wilson, has called for Queensland's anti-bikie legislation to be repealed, arguing “Bikies have just as much right to freely associate as other...
Freya Petersen Therese Rein says a comment by Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey that he "should have drowned" Kevin Rudd when he walked the Kokoda Track with him in 2006 is not in keeping with the spirit of the...
Katherine Feeney Mining magnate and would-be Prime Minister Clive Palmer would ban full body scanners at international airports after he had a run-in with security at the Brisbane Airport.
Amy Remeikis The Queensland government has quietly appointed the wife of shadow treasurer Joe Hockey to the QSuper Board.
Kim Stephens LNP candidate Mal Brough has emphatically denied he asked billionaire businessman Clive Palmer to fund a legal campaign that would destroy Peter Slipper’s reputation.
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...
Amy Remeikis The menu which compared Julia Gillard's body to a cooked quail has been labelled an “in-house” joke by the owner of the Brisbane restaurant which hosted a Liberal party fundraiser.
Bridie Jabour The Prime Minister has used her first speech since her father died to warn the nation it only has to look to Campbell Newman's LNP to know what a Tony Abbott-led government would be like.
Bridie Jabour Liberal Party powerbroker Santo Santoro has still not been told by his party the allegations which led to him being reported to the police.
Tony Moore When Clive Palmer invoked the ghosts of the United Australia Party at a media conference on Thursday afternoon, it is not clear that he knew the ghost he was invoking.
Bridie Jabour The owner of the lobbying company started by Arts Minister Ros Bates has weighed in on the nepotism scandal surrounding her son, saying his appointment to a six-figure public service position was...
Amy Remeikis The inaccuracy of Arts and IT Minister Ros Bates' tabled lobbyist document is "regrettable", Speaker Fiona Simpson has decided, but not necessarily a deliberate move to mislead Parliament.
Amy Remeikis and Mark Hawthorne A complaint about former federal treasurer Peter Costello lodged with Queensland's Crime and Misconduct Commission highlights potential conflicts of interest between his job overseeing the future of...
Amy Remeikis Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has refused to rule out that clients of Peter Costello's lobbying firm could purchase state-owned assets in the future.
Tony Wright CAMPBELL NEWMAN'S come-from-outside victory had more than a hint of his father's assault on the political ramparts 37 years ago.
Daniel Hurst Mining magnate Clive Palmer has refused to say whether he will put up his hand for Liberal National Party preselection to run against Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan, a day before the nomination...