When it comes to ratting, no-one does it like a Queenslander – as the latest batch of 12 banana-bending defectors demonstrates:

Gilbert Allison: Liberal for Maryborough 1971-77, National for Maryborough 1983-89.
Harry Black: Queensland MP who defected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to the City Country Alliance in 1999.
David Dalgleish: Queensland MP who defected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to the City Country Alliance in 1999.
Sam Doumany: Liberal MLA 1974-83 & Qld Attorney-General, then held Executive positions in the non-Parliamentary National Party before coming back to the Liberal Party in recent times to be Treasurer of the Queensland Libs.
Bill Feldman: Parliamentary Leader of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation in the Queensland Parliament who defected to the City Country Alliance in 1999.
Bill Kaus: Liberal MLA 1966-83, National Party MLA 1983-86
Bob Moore: Liberal MLA 1969-83, National Party MLA July-October 1983.
Beryce Nelson: Liberal MLA 1980-83, National Party MLA 1983-86
Jack Paff: Queensland MP who defected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to the City Country Alliance in 1999.
Trevor Perrett: won Barambah in 1988 for the CEC loonies when Joh resigned, then with very little publicity later joined the National Party & ended up as Primary Industries Minister in the Borbidge Government. Lost his seat in 1998 after a sex scandal with a prostitute.
Peter Prenzler: Queensland MP who defected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to the City Country Alliance in 1999.
Peter Slipper: Slippery was one of the original Joh for Canberra fans but lost Fisher as a Nat in 1993 but regained it as a Lib in 1996.

Check out the full list of more than 30 defectors on the site here.