Kate Jones

Jones tops Labor's wish list for Ashgrove

Tony Moore Former environment minster Kate Jones is still Labor’s number one choice for the seat of Ashgrove, which Premier Campbell Newman won from her in 2012.

Labor refers Sibelco sand mining company to CMC

the lease on Sibelco's Enterprise Mine from 2019 until 2035.

Tony Moore North Stradbroke Island sand miner’s role in 2012 state election under spotlight.

Sibelco's influence on sand mining policy should go to CMC: Barrister

Stradbroke Sand miners Sibelco's dealings with the LNP Government should be scrutinised, a prominent lawyer has argued.

Tony Moore Mining company Sibelco’s dealings with the Newman Government should be subject to the same CMC scrutiny as allegations against Clive Palmer, a prominent Queensland barrister says.

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Lawyer Peter Russo to run in Sunnybank for Labor

Peter Russo

Amy Remeikis He stood and spoke on behalf of client Scott Driscoll as the former MP made a last ditch plea for mercy.

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Newman will stand in Ashgrove

Capbell Newman signs pre-selection papers for Ashgrove.

Amy Remeikis Repeated denials didn’t work, so Premier Campbell Newman has moved to put speculation about where he will stand to rest, by formally signing the LNP pre-selection papers to recontest the seat...

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For Labor ex-minister, a time of atonement

Cameron Dick

Tony Moore Brisbanetimes.com.au 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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Newman support slips in Ashgrove

Campbell Newman

Daniel Hurst Campbell Newman would lose the seat of Ashgrove if an election was held today, a new opinion poll suggests.

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Queensland's civil unions debate blow by blow

gay homosexual civil union

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

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Council pulls plug on green project

Tony Moore The LNP-led Brisbane City Council has temporarily pulled the plug on a renewable energy project and blamed the decision on the price doubts caused by federal Labor's carbon tax scheme.

It's Kate versus Goliath in winner-take-all battle

Member for Ashgrove Kate Jones.

Kym Agius LABOR MP Kate Jones has officially launched her election campaign against Liberal National Party leader Campbell Newman in her seat of Ashgrove, with Labor heavyweight Kevin Rudd billing the contest...

Warring women: minister's attack 'small minded'

Daniel Hurst The Liberal National Party's newest female recruit has dismissed the Minister for Women's “small-minded” attack on her candidacy.

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Queensland won't cash in on Indian uranium trade

Uranium found during police raid.

Queensland premier Anna Bligh has named the members of a new Queensland/India business council on the same day she has ruled out supplying uranium to the subcontintent.

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Newman looks forward to a Bligh face-off

Campbell Newman.

Darren Cartwright THE Liberal National Party leader, Campbell Newman, is no clown when it comes to politics, but he was happy about being able to debate with the Premier, Anna Bligh.

Ex-minister rules out One Nation deal

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THE Queensland Labor MP Kate Jones has ruled out taking One Nation party preferences even if it costs her at the state election.

$40,000 election punter Liberal with his money

Campbell Newman.

A PUNTER has bet $40,000 on the Liberal National Party to win the next Queensland election.

Qld needs more infrastructure cash: Newman

Campbell Newman will demand more infrastructure cash from the federal government if he becomes Queensland premier, but he has stopped short of saying he would follow Western Australia’s lead of...

Newman's opponent vows to fight

The woman tasked with thwarting Campbell Newman's political ambitions admits it's a daunting task.

Newman won't quit as mayor

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Ellen Lutton CAMPBELL NEWMAN has refused to resign as lord mayor of Brisbane, despite calls by Deputy Premier Paul Lucas for him to ''do the right thing by Brisbane ratepayers''.

'I am the one to lead': Newman launches state political career

Campbell Newman and John-Paul Langbroek.

Staff reporters Brisbane Lord Mayor Campbell Newman is quitting council to run for the state seat of Ashgrove.

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The soldier who marched in step with his father

Tony Wright CAMPBELL NEWMAN'S come-from-outside victory had more than a hint of his father's assault on the political ramparts 37 years ago.