Liberal Party

Bruce Flegg links likely successor to "branch stacking"

Amy Remeikis The political dumps continue for the Queensland Parliament, with exiled MP Bruce Flegg using his branch newsletter to attack the man likely to replace him as the candidate for Moggill, as having "a...

Flegg to 'set the record straight' on LNP

Queensland MP Bruce Flegg.

Amy Remeikis Bruce Flegg said he learnt he had been dropped by the LNP in a 30-second phone call that offered no explanation.

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Premier Campbell Newman rules out Moggill move after Flegg axing

Campbell Newman

Cameron Atfield Premier Campbell Newman has repeated his commitment to tough it out in Ashgrove following the Liberal National Party's decision to dump Bruce Flegg, which created a vacancy in the LNP's safest...

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Bruce Flegg leaves independence option open

Bruce Flegg could 'create problems' for the LNP if he ran independently.

Cameron Atfield Bruce Flegg has left the prospect of contesting his seat as an independent open following the Liberal National Party executive's decision to dump him on Friday.

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Liberal campaign strategists helped create government's 'Strong Choices' campaign

Premier Campbell Newman and Santos CEO David Knox on Curtis Island at the Santos GLNG project.

Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman has admitted that Liberal aligned campaign strategists Crosby Textor have helped create the government's 'Strong Choices' campaign.

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Queensland Government unable to put figure on PR costs

Premier Campbell Newman speaking in parliament.

Amy Remeikis Those behind the scenes were once again front and centre in the Queensland Parliament, with the government unable to say how much it is paying consultants to help it sell its privatisation plan.

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Campbell Newman's Wikipedia page under attack from 'vandalism'

Campbell Newman's Wikipedia page has come under attack more than three dozen times.

Amy Remeikis There is one area where Campbell Newman tops Clive Palmer.

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Tony Fitzgerald slams Newman's 'politically motivated' apology

Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald says Premier Campbell Newman's apology was insincere.

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...

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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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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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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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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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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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