Cameron Dick

Internal Labor divisions prompt rowdy debate

Kim Stephens It was debate that triggered a passion to rival that of a State of Origin crowd.

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.

LNP's Glasson yet to decide if he will recontest Griffith

Former AMA president Bill Glasson.

Tony Moore Bill Glasson is yet to decide whether he will recontest the seat of Griffith.

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For Labor ex-minister, a time of atonement

Cameron Dick

Tony Moore approached several of Labor’s former MPs to guage their reaction to their new lives four months after their savage election loss. One obliged.

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Union revokes campaign option

Daniel Hurst Queensland's public sector union has ruled out campaigning for any political party at the upcoming election, a day after its secretary left the door open to backing the Liberal National Party.

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Queensland's civil unions debate blow by blow

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Daniel Hurst It's crunch time for a proposal to allow couples to register their relationships as "civil unions" in Queensland.

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Independent school push may trigger 'bitter' strikes

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Daniel Hurst Queensland’s key education union has warned teachers could launch industrial action if a LNP government pushes ahead with plans to create 120 "independent" state schools.

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We do support holidays, LNP insists

Generic summer pic, woman on a floatie at the beach, pool, swimming, holidays, relaxing.

Daniel Hurst The Liberal National Party shadow cabinet has dismissed a report by three of its party’s MPs opposing public holiday reforms, saying it is not the opposition’s policy.

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'Stranger danger' fears unfounded

Tony Bartlett A surge in reports of men acting suspiciously near schoolchildren has triggered urgent talks between schools and police, who fear the ‘‘stranger danger’’ message has gone into overdrive.

OneSchool a repeat of health fiasco


Kym Agius THE Education Minister, Cameron Dick, says it is unfair to compare glitches in a new computer system used by the state's schools with last year's Queensland Health payroll debacle.

Confusion at year 7 high school

Ellen Lutton QUEENSLAND schools are calling for a decision to be made about the issue of moving year 7 students to high school but the government has announced it will ''not be rushed'' into significant education...

Grow a thicker skin, 'mate' magistrate told

Cameron Atfield Queensland's chief magistrate has leapt to the defence of an Ipswich colleague who sent a man to the watchhouse for calling him "mate".

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