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All systems go for AFL on the Gold Coast

Ross Stapleton May 8, 2009 2 Comments

The AFL's latest franchise is a success story solely because it has so many things going against it.

ALP National Executive to launch secret review of QLD campaign

Andrew Crook May 6, 2009

The ALP National Executive has launched a secret review of the party’s Queensland election campaign, amid claims of systemic failures.

Little clarity in Qld’s bush-clearing moratorium

Bernard Keane April 24, 2009

A ban on the clearing of regrowth vegetation has raised Queensland hackles.

Queensland’s ‘antiquated and repressive’ abortion laws

Crikey April 22, 2009 1 Comment

The incoming Queensland government should follow the lead of Victoria and send the abortion laws to the Law Reform Commission for review, writes Dr Caroline de Costa.

Counterpoint: Noel Pearson’s resignation

Crikey April 8, 2009

Alex Mitchell says Pearson is a tragic loss. Chris Graham thinks his resignation is the height of hypocrisy.

Queensland: hardly a triumph for democracy

Crikey April 6, 2009

Two weeks on, and results from the Queensland election are now final. Charles Richardson reflects.

Hot dentist with famous sibling to lead LNP

Crikey April 3, 2009

Queensland has a new opposition leader: former Liberal and Member for Surfers Paradise, John-Paul Langbroek, writes Mark Bahnisch.

QLD Speaker’s Office gets political

Bernard Keane March 31, 2009

The perception of conflict of interest is the biggest problem with partisan officials in a Speaker's Office. And the Queensland Parliament has it in spades, writes Bernard Keane.