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'Henry Costa Lied'

[NEWS] A claim by Henry Costa that his vehicle was attacked by fire arm has been disproved by forensic investigators of the Liberia National Police …

Crime

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 …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Anti-Immigrant Party Could Swing Australian State Election

Pauline Hanson, the firebrand anti-Muslim immigration lawmaker who has rattled Australian politics from the fringes for more than 20 years, could be …

Business

LNP to scrap Cross River Rail if elected

The Liberal National Party will all but scrap Brisbane's Cross River Rail project if it is elected to govern at the Queensland election on …

Queensland election: Labor's costings aim to hit wealthy to curb state debt

Labor has unveiled a Robin Hood-style plan to hike taxes on wealthy landowners, luxury car buyers and interstate online gambling companies to keep a …

Economy

Queenslanders must ensure end to LNP deforestation and species extinction

<b>Queenslanders have a fantastic opportunity to write a happy ending to the tragic deforestation crisis set in motion by the Newman-Nicholls Government.</b><p>…

Environment

LNP's door still open on One Nation deal

LNP leader Tim Nicholls has again left the door open to governing Queensland with the support of Pauline Hanson's One Nation party.

Tim Nicholls

late poll tips a Palaszczuk re-election

POLL POSITION<p>Queensland’s Labor government will go into tomorrow’s election with a spring in its step. A final-day poll from Galaxy, published in the</i> …

Elections

Labor drops four new taxes on election eve

The Palaszczuk government has introduced four new or increased taxes - including a new luxury car and gaming tax as well as increased property taxes …

Economy

Nicholls blames campaign for TV slip up

Tim Nicholls has blamed the effect of a 27-day state election campaign for a slip of the tongue in which he almost urged voters to support One Nation …

Elections

They do things differently in Queensland

State elections in the deep north are notoriously unpredictable, and the results of Saturday’s poll are expected to fall on a knife’s edge.<p>Each of …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Queensland election: Tim Nicholls stops just short of telling voters to support LNP-One Nation

The LNP leader’s slip comes as Galaxy poll puts Labor ahead 52-48, with One Nation’s support falling to 12% across state<p>The Liberal National Party leader, Tim Nicholls, has suffered an unfortunate slip of the tongue on the eve of the Queensland election, stopping just short of telling voters to …

Tim Nicholls

Queenslanders voting One Nation, Hanson

Pauline Hanson has rubbished a new poll showing support for One Nation in Queensland has slumped on the eve of the state election.

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Qld LNP announces planned cost allocations

An LNP government would reallocate $2.6 billion set aside by Labor for Brisbane's cross river rail.<p>Putting the controversial rail project on hold …

Tim Nicholls

Queensland election: Australia's first with real-time donations disclosures. What can we learn?

Former deputy PM Barnaby Joyce's novelty cheque from mining billionaire Gina Rinehart got plenty of attention this week, but Queenslanders mightn't …

Bob Katter

Queensland election: Stronger south-east support will return ALP to government, poll finds

Labor voters in south-east Queensland appear set to return Annastacia Palaszczuk as premier tomorrow, even though regional voters are turning away …

Elections

Labor could be headed for majority government if the latest poll is right

Queensland's Labor government could be returned with a majority, a new poll shows, as the premier and opposition leader make a final push to woo …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Android Phones Have Been Tracking You More Closely Than You Might Like - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>Android Phones Have Been Tracking You More Closely Than You Might Like<p>And there’s nothing you …

Ajit Pai

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

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 …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

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

Queensland election 2017: Five things you need to know

Queensland’s 3.16 million voters go to the polls on <b>Saturday, 25 November</b> to decide if incumbent Labor premier <b>Annastacia Palaszczuk</b> will be returned …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

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

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

Liberia:LNP Denies Brutalizing Students

[New Dawn] The Liberia National Police (LNP) has denied claims of brutalizing protesting students at the University of Liberia (UL) on Monday, 20 …

Education

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

Why Climate Change Is A Key Issue In The Queensland Election

Too often commentators fail to recognise climate change and nature are critical concerns in the minds of voters when they head to the ballot box. But …

Environment

Financial services industry to get its Groundhog Day commission of inquiry

Phil the weatherman from the film <i>Groundhog Day</i> would appreciate the time warp inhabited by Liberal National Party senator Barry O'Sullivan, who is …

Groundhog Day

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

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] …

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