From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Safe Schools pamphlet fails to have the desired effect. The weekend's Queensland state election looks to be a tight affair that will take days to decide a clear winner. A Crikey tipster, in the electorate of Mount Ommaney sent us some pamphlets they'd received a few days before the poll, promoting a website called kidsrights.org.au (not to be confused with kidsrights.org) and urging voters to put Labor and the Greens last. The reason? Safe schools, which is teaching your kids to be gay AND communist. The pamphlet warns: