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Flegg blames National Party core for Moggill dumping

Natalie Bochenski Dumped member for Moggill Bruce Flegg said his fate was decided by a National Party core in the LNP executive.

Bruce Flegg links likely successor to "branch stacking"

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

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...

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Flegg's son: I never lobbied my father

Bruce Flegg's son Jonathan has told a court that he never lobbied his father.

A former Queensland minister's lobbyist son has denied ever lobbying his father.

Labor and LNP clash over fundraising dinner

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Queensland Premier Campbell Newman were among party leaders past and present at a fundraising dinner on Thursday night.

Cameron Atfield A top-secret fund raising dinner for the Liberal National Party in Brisbane has come under fire from the sausage sizzling Labor Opposition.

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Three year corruption probe a "nightmare": Flegg

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Natalie Bochenski Member for Moggill Bruce Flegg said his reputation had been forever tarnished by a three-year corruption inquiry that never should have happened.

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Brisbane Live: Friday October 10, 2014

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Welcome to Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane

Strong Choices gives rise to 'pork-barrelling': Labor

Shadow Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

Cameron Atfield Labor has accused Queensland's Liberal National Party government of trying to buy its way to a second term as it outlines plans to "sell" state assets.

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LNP unanimously endorses 99-year asset lease plan

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Cameron Atfield The Newman government could be in line to offer up some pre-election sweeteners after Liberal National Party MPs unanimously endorsed a plan to offer up state assets for long-term leases.

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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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Queensland voters left in dark about $3.4b fund

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman,

The Queensland Premier will wait until closer to next year's election to reveal how he'll use $3.4 billion to ease cost of living pressures on voters.

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Nicholls to detail Qld asset plan

Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls and Premier Campbell Newman.

A final plan to lease Queensland's assets will be put to a special meeting of state cabinet on Tuesday, ahead of a special meeting of all government MPs in the afternoon.

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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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Peter Dowling, Ros Bates, Bruce Flegg battle for pre-selection

Queensland MP Bruce Flegg.

Amy Remeikis Long-serving Queensland MP Bruce Flegg has lost a bid for LNP pre-selection, with the state executive vetoing the Member for Moggill's application.

Vaughan Johnson to retire from state politics

Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson is retiring after 25 years in state politics.

Cameron Atfield The Queensland Liberal National Party government will lose one of its longest-serving members at the next state election after Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson announced his impending retirement from...

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Newman preferred LNP Premier in Ashgrove

Campbell Newman opening his 2012 state election.

Amy Remeikis But Ashgrove voters overwhelmingly prefer Kate Jones as their local MP.

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Abbott and Howard enlisted to raise funds for LNP

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman with Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

Amy Remeikis Queensland's Liberal National Party is set to raise half a million dollars at an upcoming dinner and they won't have to declare a cent.

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Treasurer Tim Nicholls in power privatisation turnaround

The Queensland government is considering offering a long term lease on the poles and wires section of the state's electricity network.

Amy Remeikis Queensland will have a private electricity network if the Liberal National Party wins next year's election.

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Tony Fitzgerald remarks: Full transcript

Tony Fitzgerald A full transcript of Tony Fitzgerald's remarks, distributed at Wednesday night's public lecture, which was sponsored by Griffith University and the Queensland State Library.

Queensland MP Vaughan Johnson apologises for Asian drivers comments

Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson has back-tracked on comments deemed 'inappropriate

Amy Remeikis Just hours after Premier Campbell Newman publicly chastised an MP over his comments regarding foreign drivers, Vaughan Johnson has apologised.

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Vaughan Johnson refuses to back down over foreign drivers comments

Gregory MP Vaughan Johnson often speaks passionately on road safety.

Amy Remeikis Outspoken Queensland MP Vaughan Johnson has not backed down from his comments about foreign drivers, singling out Asians as having "no comprehension of road rules in their own country, let alone...