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West End police to leave historic station

Kristian Silva Police in West End are set to move to a new home after 130 years based at a historic Queenslander on Boundary Street.

Treasurer to discuss 'family' finances with state

Amy Remeikis Tim Nicholls to begin travelling around state, talking the state’s “black cloud” of debt and what to do about it.

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Redcliffe byelection sent 'clear message': LNP president

Premier Campbell Newman is yelled at by at protester after leaving the Humpybong state school in Redcliffe where he was supporting local lnp candidate Kerri-anne Dooley at the By-election. 22nd of February 2014. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Amy Remeikis The LNP president has conceded the government had been sent “a clear message” in the wash-up from Saturday’s byelection, with a 17.2 per cent swing in Labor’s direction.

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'Hypocritical' Labor also criticised judges: Newman

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh

Tony Moore Campbell Newman says former premier Anna Bligh’s criticism of the Queensland judiciary for being out of touch, showed Labor was ’hypocritical’ in attacking his governments’ bikie and sex offenders...

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'Courts in crisis' over Newman's remarks

Campbell Newman

Staff Reporters A Queensland judge has adjourned a hearing over comments the premier made about courts granting bail to bikies.

Former test pilot among potential ALP candidates for Griffith

Tony Moore A Virgin pilot is the latest ALP figure to nominate for pre-selection to stand in the seat of Griffith, held until the weekend by former prime minister Kevin Rudd.

Bleijie adviser's husband becomes magistrate

Amy Remeikis The husband of Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie’s former media adviser has been named as one of the state’s newest magistrates.

Premier's pay will rival Obama's

Campbell Newman on the campaign trail.

Amy Remeikis Queensland Premier Campbell Newman's base salary now almost matches that of US President Barack Obama, following the pay rise the government awarded MPs last week.

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Campbell Newman ignored pay advice

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman holds a press conference in Enoggera in Brisbane.13th of July 2013. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Amy Remeikis The solution premier Campbell Newman offered in response to the politician pay rise debacle was written off as too expensive by the most senior bureaucrat in his department almost one year ago.

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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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Games legacy shapes up for Gold Coast

Gold Coast 2018

Katherine Feeney Delhi got a four-lane flyway, expanded metro network, airport refurbishment and a suite of world-class stadiums when the Indian city hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

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Take a new look at "ugly" urges author

Robert Hoge

Natalie Bochenski "Being ugly is an important part of me, and I don’t want anyone to take that away from me" says Brisbane's Robert Hoge

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Crown denies plans for casino at South Brisbane

James Packer

Tony Moore Billionaire James Packer has shot down one of Brisbane's fastest spreading rumours by rejecting suggestions he has offered to buy riverside land at South Brisbane.

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Unwell Newman says the economy is sick

Amy Remeikis Campbell Newman has a cold.

Brisbane Live At Work: Monday April 22

Brisbane Live

Brisbane Live At Work: Monday April 22

Reserve under threat from Palmer's mine

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Bridie Jabour The owners of an 8000 hectare nature reserve under threat by Clive Palmer's proposed Galilee Basin coal mine fear they will not be able to afford legal action if the mine is approved.

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Councillors on the plonkism

William Street

Tony Moore Labor called it "plonkism", but Brisbane's City Council's Liberal National Party administration on Tuesday approved the Queensland government's 45-storey William Street development.

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Outpouring of support for 'tough' Bligh after cancer diagnosis

Anna Bligh

Amy Remeikis Anna Bligh is a fighter who will send cancer running, according to past and present political heavyweights who have thrown their support behind the former Queensland premier since her diagnosis.

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Elderly man jailed for 'campaign of terror' against Bligh, PM

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Amy Remeikis An 81-year-old man who sent explosive packages and threats to public figures, including former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and federal opposition leader Tony Abbott,...

Newman tells ministers what not to do

Campbell Newman.

Daniel Hurst Campbell Newman's ministers have been explicitly told they cannot allow political party officials to review government entities in the way permitted by cabinet member Bruce Flegg last month.

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