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Brisbane Live At Work: Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Daniel Hurst An ideological warrior who rails against a “morbid, Green, anti-Western” school curriculum. A business advocate who claims to have influenced Tony Abbott's anti-carbon-tax campaign.
Howard government minister Mal Brough has formally put his hand up to run for the Liberal National Party in Peter Slipper’s seat.
Daniel Hurst Former Howard government minister Mal Brough will not face any charges over official misconduct allegations involving the Sunshine Coast Regional Council election.
Bridie Jabour House of Representatives' Speaker Peter Slipper has written an open letter to his constituents, seeking to justify his defection from the LNP to take up the federal parliamentary role.
Kym Agius Queensland premier Anna Bligh says it is yet to be seen if the federal government made the right decision to elevate Peter Slipper to the Speaker of parliament.
Daniel Hurst Queensland's Liberal National Party has accused defector Peter Slipper of having planned to quit the party during the upcoming state election campaign to cause a major distraction.
Tony Moore Former prime minister Kevin Rudd "would have sealed the deal" with new Speaker of the Federal Parliament Peter Slipper, according to Queensland Liberal National Party president Bruce McIver.
Peter Slipper has been given a temporary reprieve by his party's Queensland executive, which has decided to delay a decision on the Sunshine Coast MP's fate.
Ellen Lutton FEDERAL MP Peter Slipper will stay with the opposition, despite reports he threatened to quit the party and sit on the crossbenches.