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Peter Beattie refuses to apologise

Amy Remeikis Former premier Peter Beattie has accused the state's independent Auditor-General of being "political" after he handed down a report which found his government underestimated the cost of building...

Wayne Goss farewelled at GOMA

Wayne Goss's daughter Caitlin Goss and son Ryan Goss speak at a memorial service for their father.

Cameron Atfield Colleagues remember former premier's competitive spirit and sense of humour.

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Queensland arts growth proves Wayne Goss' international legacy

Former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss died at home on Monday.

Tony Moore The decriminalisation of homosexuality, ridding Queensland of the "gerrymander" and re-shaping Queensland's public service were clear legacies of Wayne Goss, as Queensland premier.

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Beattie must apologise, but Premier's comments 'different'

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Amy Remeikis Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has demanded the Opposition apologise to the Auditor-General after former premier Peter Beattie accused Andrew Greaves of being "political" in a report...

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Brisbane Live: Thursday September 18, 2014

Brisbane Live

Read interesting morsels and happenings from around Queensland in this rolling coverage of our wonderful city.

Campbell Newman celebrates more cranes in Brisbane

There has been a 33 per cent increase in the number of cranes on the Brisbane skyline in the past year.

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

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Labor defends candidate's changed position on curfews

Yeerongpilly candidate, Mark Bailey has reversed his stance on 3am curfews in entertainment precincts.

Amy Remeikis If a day is a long time in politics, nine years is practically a lifetime.

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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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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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Elder's 'stolen wages' claim dismissed

An Aboriginal elder's claim for wages he says were stolen by the state has been thrown out of court due to a lack of evidence.

Parody accounts re-emerge ahead of election

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Amy Remeikis Political parody Twitter account users beware – your real identity is easier to find than you think.

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Queensland government's CMC changes get green light

CMC

Amy Remeikis The government has been given the green light to make its changes to the Crime and Misconduct Commission, including removing the need for appointments to receive bipartisan support - despite strong...

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Clive Palmer versus the Queensland government: the latest

Clive Palmer

Amy Remeikis Another day, another chapter in the Clive Palmer versus Queensland government MP feud.

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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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Brisbane Live At Work: Tuesday June 18

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Brisbane Live At Work: Tuesday June 18

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Beattie to stand as federal candidate

Former Queensland premier Peter Beattie.

Former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie will stand as a Federal ALP candidate for the seat of Forde.

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The ghost of Peter Slipper will still haunt Fisher

Todd Winther, Griffith University The Liberals will likely retain Fisher. However, all eyes will be on how Slipper accepts defeat and whether he will choose to go quietly or make one final ripple in the electorate he has been linked...

'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.

Patel charges dropped

Jayant Patel

All charges against former Bundaberg surgeon Jayant Patel will be dropped except for four fraud charges, a crown prosecutor has announced.