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Queensland shock's cabinet reshuffle shows factional sands are shifting

Queensland shock's cabinet reshuffle shows factional sands are shifting

Ben ChieflyFeb 10, 2017

Most considered Mark Furner was not even in the running for a cabinet position, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly. But his defection to Labor Forum was incredibly stealth.

Hinchliffe resignation leaves Palaszczuk mulling her factional options

Hinchliffe resignation leaves Palaszczuk mulling her factional options

Ben ChieflyFeb 7, 2017

Stirling Hinchliffe has fallen on his sword following the Queensland Rail scandal, but who is coming down the track to replace him? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.

Pauline Hanson definitely not campaigning in Qld while talking up One Nation

Pauline Hanson definitely not campaigning in Qld while talking up One Nation

Josh TaylorJan 17, 20175 Comments

Pauline Hanson has said her tour of Queensland is related to her job as a federal senator, not the upcoming Queensland state election.

Poll Bludger: One Nation could drag Turnbull further to the right

Poll Bludger: One Nation could drag Turnbull further to the right

William BoweJan 9, 20178 Comments

A detailed analysis of post-election polling suggests the government faces difficulties in Queensland. My, oh my, who could possibly help them out of that bind?

Polling shows state Labor rampant on the east coast

Polling shows state Labor rampant on the east coast

Bernard KeaneDec 21, 2016

State-based polling shows Labor performing strongly in the eastern states, and One Nation and NXT well placed in Queensland and South Australia.

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201623 Comments

Australia's retreat into protectionism is likely to mean $1 billion in cheap money handed to the white elephant Carmichael coal project.

Queensland Labor Left lights a tinderbox over factional warring

Queensland Labor Left lights a tinderbox over factional warring

Ben ChieflyNov 28, 20161 Comment

Queensland Labor is divided over the future of Jo-Ann Miller, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Culleton's latest conspiracy theory bedfellow takes on the Queen (and money)

Culleton's latest conspiracy theory bedfellow takes on the Queen (and money)

Bernard KeaneNov 23, 20169 Comments

The man at the centre of One Nation Senator Rod Culleton's controversial court letter is another in a clutch of conspiracy theorist litigants surrounding the West Australian.

Panicking Nationals flee to the far right

Panicking Nationals flee to the far right

Bernard KeaneNov 22, 20167 Comments

Rather than confront the threat of One Nation as previous generations of Nationals MPs did, they're caving in to it on issues like gun control.

Another headache for Palaszczuk, as Agriculture Minister falls on her scythe

Another headache for Palaszczuk, as Agriculture Minister falls on her scythe

Ben ChieflyNov 4, 20162 Comments

Annastacia Palaszczuk has another cabinet reshuffle on her hands after it was revealed Leanne Donaldson was not paying rates and was driving an unregistered car. It could be tricky to keep all the factions happy, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

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