Liberal Party

Tony Fitzgerald slams Newman's 'politically motivated' apology

Amy Remeikis Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald has labelled the government’s attempt at reconciliation with the legal community and voters a “politically motivated expression of regret for its...

I don't want to lead LNP: John-Paul Langbroek

Queensland Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek.

Queensland's education minister says he has no interest in leading his party again should Premier Campbell Newman lose his seat.

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Newman tipped to lose seat despite LNP win

Premier Campbell Newman.

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

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Gold Coast MP recorded conversation with Clive Palmer party official

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis "So what would I have to offer you for you to come over and join the Palmer United?"

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OPINION

Stafford byelection: Is history a guide?

Ballot Box

John Mickel The July 19 byelection in the inner north side electorate of Stafford will see whether the recent byelection in Redcliffe represents a new trend or there is a reversion to the historically average...

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Live Q&A with LNP Griffith candidate Bill Glasson

Bill Glasson

Live Q&A with LNP candidate for Griffith Dr Bill Glasson ahead of the byelection on February 8, 2014.

Analysing Griffith like trying to explain a platypus

GRIFFITH AFR PHOTOGRAPH BY GLENN HUNT 7th February 2014.
NEWS- Terri Butler and Bill Glasson campaigning in Bulimba ahead of tomorrow's by-election in the Qld Federal seat of Griffith.

Paul Osborne If the Griffith by-election was an animal, it would be a platypus.

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Ethics committee finds Ros Bates misled parliament but not intentionally

Ros Bates

Tony Moore Former arts and science minister Ros Bates misled state parliament when she read information to the parliament in October 2013 about her son Ben Gommers' appointment to the Transport Department,...

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New party 'stands up for integrity'

Voting.

Amy Remeikis The creator of the No Tolls, No Sell-Offs party believes his party’s message has tapped into an electorate looking for an alternative.

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Clive Palmer threatens to sue Campbell Newman

Clive Palmer speaking to media in Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis Miner-turned-politician says premier is "damaging to his integrity".

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Newman: Palmer 'buying votes'

Clive Palmer

Amy Remeikis Clive Palmer is attempting to "buy people's votes", says Campbell Newman.

Clive Palmer pushes ahead with defamation case against Queensland premier

Clive Palmer speaking to media in Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis Clive Palmer said he is pressing forward with defamation action against the Queensland Premier as soon as possible, but he is not seeking to personally benefit from any damages awarded to him.

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Rights commissioner slams bikie laws

Tim Wilson has just been appointed as new Human Rights Commissioner.

Australia’s next human rights commissioner has savaged Queensland’s anti-bikie laws, saying they can be used to punish law-abiding citizens.

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Human rights chief Tim Wilson slams anti-bikie laws

Bikies

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...

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Joe Hockey's wife appointed to QSuper board

Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey and his wife Melissa Babbage kiss, after he delivered his post Budget address at the National Press Club of Australia in Canberra on Wednesday 16 May 2012.
Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Amy Remeikis The Queensland government has quietly appointed the wife of shadow treasurer Joe Hockey to the QSuper Board.

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Mal Brough denies asking Clive Palmer to fund Peter Slipper harassment case

Clive Palmer bungles name on-air (Thumbnail)

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.

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...

'Even Clive Palmer is having doubts': Gillard blasts Newman government

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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.

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LNP calls police on own high-powered member

Santo Santoro.

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.

The ghosts that shadow Palmer's party

Clive Palmer: 'Policies shouldn't be for sale to the highest bidder.'

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.

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