Annastacia Palaszczuk

Labor bully must go: Hanson

Pauline Hanson has called a Labor candidate a grub and a coward, and has demanded the Queensland premier dump him for allegedly bullying a One Nation …

Pauline Hanson

Costings and meerkats: Queensland parties in sync in final stretch

LNP and Labor both promise to keep debt below $81bn, and both release costings less than 48 hours before the election<p>As the major Queensland political parties released their plans to prevent the state’s debt hitting $81bn – and pay for election promises – both leaders took a walk on the wild …

Australian Labor Party

The Adani lobbyist and Labor insider who smoothed the way for the mega mine

Adani's lobbyists resigned recently after a job well done.<p>Headed by Cameron Milner, a former Queensland ALP state secretary, the lobbying firm Next …

Corruption

Labor, LNP costings to be released

Queensland's rising debt will be in the spotlight when Labor and the Liberal National Party release their election costings.<p>Both major parties have …

Australian Labor Party

Great Barrier Reef Pitted Against Coal Jobs in Australia Vote

<b>Bloomberg</b><p>The fate of Adani Group’s A$16.5 billion ($12.4 billion) Australian coal mine hinges on weekend elections in Queensland state, as voters …

Environment

Voters see through Turnbull, but cool on Shorten: Queensland research

Malcolm Turnbull’s cancellation of next week’s House of Representatives sitting has been received sceptically by Queensland “soft” voters, but they …

Bill Shorten

Premier denies breaking Adani promise

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has denied talks with a local council over funding for roads to support the Adani megamine breaks her …

Australian Labor Party

The Premier survives another day in the wilds of the Queensland election campaign

The urge to get between a camera lens and a furry animal becomes unbearable for many politicians nearing the end of a wearying election campaign, and …

Australian Labor Party

Labor announces funding for Australia Zoo

A re-elected Palaszczuk government would give Australia Zoo $140,000 to support their animal hospital and koala habitat preservation works.<p>Premier …

Australian Labor Party

Premier faces questions about potential government upgrades to roads to Adani

"We talk to councils at length, numerous times about infrastructure that they need," she said.<p>"I'm happy to talk to [Isaac Regional Council Mayor] …

Brisbane

Labor says it'll be 'grim under Tim' but the would-be premier says things are different now

But the LNP's ads say the would-be premier has listened. That he’s learnt.<p>Mr Nicholls, the current LNP leader, said he believed Queenslanders …

Brisbane

Protesters hide under stage for hours before Tim Nicholls pulls his own stunt

Adani protesters snuck into a forum in Townsville on Wednesday morning, appearing from underneath a stage and proclaiming “surprise” as Opposition …

Tim Nicholls

Adani loan a dealbreaker for One Nation

The prospect of the Liberal National Party and One Nation forming a minority Queensland government has been further clouded by the minor party's …

Tim Nicholls

Adani reportedly near deal with China to fund Carmichael rail line

Coal industry insiders reportedly told by Adani director that company had secured Chinese financing for the project<p>Adani is reportedly close to securing the loans it requires to build fits railway from Abbot Point to the Galilee basin, allowing coal from the proposed Carmichael coalmine to be …

Business (India)

LNP risks $20b in renewables, says Palaszczuk

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said a plan by the Liberal National Party to scrap the state's 50 per cent renewable energy target could …

Renewable Energy

Adani protestors storm Qld leaders debate

Anti-Adani protestors have stormed the stage during a leaders debate in Townsville days before Queenslanders head to the polls.<p>Liberal National Party …

Bob Katter

Pauline Hanson likens Palaszczuk to 'spoilt brat' for ruling out One Nation deal

Hanson says Queensland premier ‘needs to get out of the sandpit’ and says Tim Nicholls needs to ‘grow up’<p>Pauline Hanson has likened the Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, to a “spoilt brat” for ruling out a deal with One Nation.<p>Arriving in Bundaberg just as the Labor campaign left, Hanson, …

Pauline Hanson

MP just being 'nice' to Hanson: Palaszczuk

The video selected is not currently available.<p>Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has chosen to campaign in Bundaberg while her opponents battle …

Bob Katter

One Nation's plans will create debt: Nicholls

The video selected is not currently available.<p>LNP leader Tim Nicholls has taken a swipe at One Nation, saying the party's promises would send the …

Australian Labor Party

Adani finance deal imminent: report

The Adani Group is reportedly close to announcing it has the money to build its controversial Queensland coal mine and rail link, but there are …

Australian Labor Party

Charges over CFMEU protest as ECQ looks into Tim Nicholls attack ad

The union drew widespread condemnation in October when video emerged of union protesters abusing workers who refused to strike at Glencore’s Oaky …

Brisbane

Joyce goes where Turnbull fears to tread – north of the Gympie line

Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce will take time out from the byelection in his own seat to go where Malcolm Turnbull cannot – north of the Gympie line …

Gina Rinehart

Queensland independent Peter Wellington set to leave politics after 19 years

Sunshine Coast independent MP Peter Wellington will retire as the Member for Nicklin at this weekend's state election, after almost 20 years in the …

Australian Labor Party

Qld premier insists Jo-Ann Miller safe

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is continuing to stand behind Jo-Ann Miller after the rogue Labor MP seriously undermined the party's attack …

Labor and LNP scramble to bed down seats before Queensland election

ALP reels after its message of ‘chaos’ under a Liberal National party-One Nation government is damaged by one of its own<p>As the Queensland election campaign heads into its final stretch, Labor’s main message of “chaos” under a Liberal National party-One Nation government has been damaged by one of …

Australian Labor Party

Queensland election: Why voters are backing their chosen party

When you head to the ballot box this weekend, who will you vote for and why?<p>Pre-polling has been popular throughout the four-week election campaign …

Elections

Queensland election: Anti-Adani protestors ambush LNP leader Tim Nicholls in Townsville

Protesters have ambushed the LNP leader Tim Nicholls at a private debate, after spending hours hiding under a platform in wait for him.<p>Mr Nicholls …

Australian Labor Party

Toowoomba North could be the bellwether seat of the campaign

If Labor wins the seat of Toowoomba North, it will win a majority in the Parliament.<p>That was the prediction from Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who …

Australian Labor Party

Queensland election: Two women juggling politics and parenthood on the campaign trail

A laptop under one arm as she cradles her newborn baby daughter in the other, Labor candidate Brittany Lauga is living proof that women can do it …

Parenting

'Just build it' - Palaszczuk tells Adani

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on Indian company Adani to "get on with it" and build its controversial $16.5 billion Carmichael …

Richard Di Natale