Cubbie Station out to con the taxpayer, says Heffernan

August 17, 2009 15

Senator Bill Heffernan opposes a Commonwealth purchase of Cubbie Station, the vast water cotton farm, and instead calls for it to be scaled back to a sustainable level.

Good news for QLD: ‘Sunshine best disinfectant’ for corruption

August 14, 2009

Queensland has long held the unlucky title of Australia's most politically corrupt state. Is it their dispersed pollution? Low incomes? What encourages a culture of political corruption?

Wild Rivers get murkier and murkier

August 12, 2009 7

Even the keywords "Crosby-Textor" have had an airing as the Wilderness Society and indigenous groups battle over Queensland's Wild Rivers Act.

More to Wild Rivers than meets the eye

August 7, 2009 11

The Noel Pearson-Tania Major anti-Wild Rivers campaign on Cape York has just reached new depths, but at least the tactics and motivations are becoming more transparent, writes Tim Seelig.

Six degrees of Kevin Bacon, brought to you by News Ltd

August 6, 2009

Queensland state politics is a messy political battle ground at the moment. And it's News Ltd who are fuelling the fire, with an unfair double standard.

Utegate fake email mark two?

August 4, 2009

Further fake emails, with the Queensland opposition government under suspicion for a faked email approving $90,000 worth of billboard advertising for leader John-Paul Langbroek.

Cairns abortion case: young couple flee after Molotov cocktail thrown into home

August 3, 2009 5

The young couple were forced to flee their home when a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the premises and groups of anti-choice protesters gathered and chanted verbal abuse.

Anna Bligh’s very bad week

August 3, 2009 4

Anna Bligh certainly wasn't exaggerating when she observed that Queensland Labor had a bad week, writes Mark Bahnisch -- nor has this week started off well for her.

Galaxy: 59-41 to LNP in QLD

August 3, 2009

Following a horror week for the Queensland government, a Galaxy survey shows a further plunge in support for QLD Labor, the LNP’s two-party lead opening up to 59-41.

States can’t be run by mates

August 3, 2009

Premier Anna Bligh's new political anti-corruption laws in Queensland are desperately required. But all states need more to be done, writes The Australian.