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Sidelined right-wing Labor faction -- and Cameron Dick -- creating havoc for Palaszczuk govt

Sidelined right-wing Labor faction -- and Cameron Dick -- creating havoc for Palaszczuk govt

Ben ChieflySep 26, 20165 Comments

The talk around Queensland Labor circles is that a prominent cabinet member is making mischief inside the tent. Labor insider Ben Chiefly has the goss.

Not-so-civil unions: CFMEU likely to turn on Queensland MP

Not-so-civil unions: CFMEU likely to turn on Queensland MP

Ben ChieflyAug 31, 20162 Comments

The powerful Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union is split on Bundamba MP Jo-Ann Miller, who lacks the support of the AMWU and United Voice. Will Labor preselect against her? Labor insider Ben Chiefly has the goss.

Case closed: experts loudly back decriminalisation of abortion in Qld

Caroline de Costa and Heather DouglasAug 31, 20162 Comments

Doctors’ professional bodies have spoken out loud and clear in favour of the decriminalisation of abortion in Queensland, write Caroline de Costa, professor of gynaecology, and Heather Douglas, professor of criminal law.

Religious education encouraged 'grooming' 7-year-olds

Religious education encouraged 'grooming' 7-year-olds

Josh TaylorAug 19, 201611 Comments

Children were being encouraged to form "special friendships" and share secrets with adults in a religious education program in Queensland.

Bushland threatened by Noel Pearson's tree-clearing crusade

Bushland threatened by Noel Pearson's tree-clearing crusade

Greg RobertsAug 12, 20167 Comments

Pearson and his followers are battling to retain Campbell Newman's laissez faire approach to land-clearing, much to the dismay of other indigenous leaders, writes freelance journalist Greg Roberts.

Poll Bludger: could the High Court overturn Labor's win in Herbert?

Poll Bludger: could the High Court overturn Labor's win in Herbert?

William BoweAug 1, 20166 Comments

A number of legal precedents are of note here ...

Essential: Baird's lead in NSW collapses, Andrews sails on in Victoria

Essential: Baird's lead in NSW collapses, Andrews sails on in Victoria

Bernard KeaneJul 25, 20166 Comments

The Baird government is now in a tight contest in NSW but the Andrews government, seemingly in trouble over the CFA dispute, maintains a powerful lead, the latest state-based numbers from Essential show.

Poll Bludger: can Labor take the crucial Sunshine State marginals?

Poll Bludger: can Labor take the crucial Sunshine State marginals?

William BoweJun 2, 20161 Comment

Shorten's recent movements may reflect a calculation that Labor can still chart a narrow course for victory through Queensland's abundance of marginal seats.

North Queensland is an electoral frontier pollies misread at their peril

North Queensland is an electoral frontier pollies misread at their peril

Dr Mark BahnischMay 25, 20162 Comments

Queensland is another country, writes sociologist Dr Mark Bahnisch.

Bills will bring Australia's abortion laws out of the 19th century

Bills will bring Australia's abortion laws out of the 19th century

Caroline de Costa and Heather DouglasMay 11, 2016

MPs unite in Queensland and New South Wales to reform outdated abortion laws, write Caroline de Costa, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, and Heather Douglas, professor of criminal law.

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