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Campbell Newman celebrates more cranes in Brisbane

Amy Remeikis Premier dons high-vis wear to announce there are 33 per cent more cranes on the Brisbane skyline.

Kurilpa development: Brisbane's new land debate

Tony Moore Residents and officials have their say on the proposed 25-hectare development at South Brisbane.

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Fluoridate water 'for kids', Queensland councils urged

Dentist

Natalie Bochenski Queensland councils are being urged to fluoridate their water for the sake of their kids’ teeth.

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Party funding is old news: Campbell Newman

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis Premier dismisses controversy over $4.5 million in taxpayer funds as "old news''.

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Queensland ALP leadership secure for now

Victorious Labor candidate Anthony Lynham with jubilant Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk celebrating victory in the Stafford by-election.

Queensland Labor leader Annastacia Palaszczuk is safe - for now at least, political analysts say.

Leo Hielscher backs asset sales

Sir Leo Hielscher announces his retirement as Queensland Treasury Corporation chair alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Highly respected Treasury official says it makes sense to sell some assets.

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Protests and promises as democracy blooms on a winter's day

Campbell Newman and Bob Andersen.

Tony Moore Democracy is alive and well, offering both protests and promises in Brisbane on a sunny winter Sunday afternoon in July.

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Newman returns to face dissatisfied voters

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore Premier returns from break eager to push leadership credentials.

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You wish you were Campbell Newman

John Birmingham You make me sick, Brisbane. You egomaniacal, ingrate bastards. Patting yourselves on the back, taking all the credit for being Campbell Newman. Credit that rightly belongs to Campbell Newman.

Sshhhhh...say it best by saying nothing

Campbell Newman

Amy Remeikis As Ronan Keating once said, sometimes you say it best when you say nothing at all.

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West End police to leave historic station

west end police 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.

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Clive Palmer legal threats ignored by government MPs

Tim Nicholls

Amy Remeikis Clive Palmer’s threat of defamation action has not deterred government MPs from repeating the line that the mining magnate turned federal member is “buying votes”.

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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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Queensland port sales 'not as valuable as NSW'

Ports play a significant role in the state government's asset sale agenda.

Tony Moore Australia's leading pro-infrastructure body says the Queensland Government will receive more for the long-term leases of port assets than the Newman Government is estimating.

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Bob might be your uncle - but he's also a Jared

LNP candidate Bob Andersen.

Amy Remeikis It’s been the question which sent Queensland political Twitter devotees bobbing for answers.

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Great Barrier Reef water quality remains poor but signs of improvement: report

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore A major report card shows water quality in the inshore of the Great Barrier Reef remains poor, despite reductions in pesticides and nutrients flowing on to the reef.

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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'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.

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.