Jeff Seeney

Electricity network leases of up to 99 years not a sale, insists Jeff Seeney

Amy Remeikis Government working hard to market power network plan as a lease rather than a sale.

Clive Palmer and Jeff Seeney escape CCC spotlight

Clive Palmer

Amy Remeikis The Crime and Corruption Commission has put an end to one of the latest rounds of political tit-for-tat by announcing it will not investigate either Clive Palmer or Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff...

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Newman government pushed too hard, too fast: Jeff Seeney

Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney.

Amy Remeikis Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney admits jumping the gun after 16 years in opposition.

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Tony Fitzgerald, Jeff Seeney closer to meeting

Tony Fitzgerald has been critical of the LNP.

Amy Remeikis Tony Fitzgerald appears to be considering the Deputy Premier’s offer for a sit down.

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Opposition demands answers over Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney failure to declare property interest

The Queensland opposition is demanding to know what checks the government is carrying out on its members after the deputy premier failed to declare an interest in a Cairns property.

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Tony Fitzgerald not swayed by Jeff Seeney meeting

Tony Fitzgerald has been critical of the LNP in Qld.

Amy Remeikis Corruption fighter warns that "damage to the courts and the independence of the judiciary will be irreversible".

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Clive Palmer referred to CMC by Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney

Clive Palmer

Kristian Silva Clive Palmer has called Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney a “f---ing liar” after being referred to the Crime and Misconduct Commission over allegations he tried to convince the Queensland...

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Clive Palmer adds Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney to defamation list

Clive Palmer.

Clive Palmer says he will sue Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney for claiming he sought preferential treatment for his coal projects in the Galilee basin.

Live: Brisbane under terror cloud as police raid homes

Forensic police remove items from the Creek Road home.

Early morning raids in Brisbane on Thursday have put the city on high alert. As information comes to hand, we'll tell the story as it unfolds.

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Ministers meeting World Heritage Committee

Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.

Jamie McKinnell Queensland's environment minister hopes face-to-face meetings with World Heritage Committee figures will convince them the Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands.

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Court dismisses Clive Palmer's rail challenge

A court has dismissed Clive Palmer's challenge to a Queensland government decision to reject his company's rail line proposal.

Queensland says 'no' to reef water dumping

Abbot Point Coal Terminal.

Tony Moore and Amy Remeikis The Queensland government has approved a plan to place three million tonnes of dredge material from Abbot Point coal port on land, rather than dumping it off-shore.

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Hopper accuses government of allowing 'rape' of farms

Ray Hopper watches Bob Katter talk to media.

Amy Remeikis As with most things passed in the Queensland Parliament, the new mineral and energy resources legislation passed on Tuesday night has wrung strong emotions from all sides.

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Government estimates hearings change cost taxpayers almost $8000

Premier Campbell Newman at this year's budget estimates hearings.

Amy Remeikis The government's estimates budget hearings experiment cost taxpayers an additional $8000.

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Campbell Newman: now and zen

Campbell Newman has seemingly found his inner peace.

Amy Remeikis Buoyed by recent poll results which showed the LNP government have not slipped further in popularity, Premier Campbell Newman has stepped up his re-branding strategy, moving from 'boring' to 'serene'.

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Campbell Newman avoids O'Farrell's wine mistake

Glasses of Penfolds wine.

Nathan Paull A bottle of wine similar to the one that famously felled Barry O'Farrell was one of almost $20,000 worth of gifts Queensland Premier Campbell Newman received last financial year.

Seeney takes Crown and hands over dunce cap

Queensland deputy leader Jeff Seeney.

Amy Remeikis With the government so focussed on staying on-message, it has been a while since deputy premier Jeff Seeney has been allowed to let loose.

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Further confusion over Crown in Queensland parliament

Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney says he should had referred allegations to the CMC two years ago.

Amy Remeikis It's a tale of three Crowns and just as many dunce caps.

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Queensland government plays word association in bid to stay on message

Premier Campbell Newman is winning his ministers' word association game.

Amy Remeikis No matter how off topic a subject may be, a minister's job is to bring it back to the topic the government wants to talk about. And all ministers are required to play.

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Light rail should be part of South Brisbane's future: residents

Kurilpa

Tony Moore It is time for light rail in South Brisbane and South Bank, West End Community Association president Dr Erin Evans said after Thursday's launch of a South Brisbane master plan.

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