Turbulent times in the Sunshine State

Queensland Chief Justice Tim Carmody.

Queensland's Chief Justice is under siege while a second state Labor MP's alleged shadowy past threatens the new state government's grip on power. Rick Feneley reports on the stormy Sunshine State.

Chief Justice returns fire after judge's criticism

Chief Justice Tim Carmody.

Chief Justice Tim Carmody has returned fire after an “attack” leveled against him by a retiring Supreme Court judge, claiming Alan Wilson’s “behaviour” was the “best argument yet for an independent judicial commission”.