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Poll Bludger: One Nation factor makes a powder keg of Qld election

William Bowe October 30, 2017 13 Comments

Thanks to the One Nation factor, the Queensland election promises to be the most volatile and unpredictable in recent Australian history

Poll Bludger: One Nation legal woes spell electoral trouble for LNP

William Bowe May 1, 2017 4 Comments

The prospect of a One Nation crossbench delivering power to the LNP in Queensland is rapidly diminishing.

Poll Bludger: has Palaszczuk already secured a second term?

William Bowe April 22, 2016 7 Comments

Annastacia Palaszczuk might've won the next Queensland election already thanks to a nifty piece of electoral reform.

Can Shorten pull it off on July 2? Not if Queensland is any guide

William Bowe March 21, 2016 3 Comments

If the Queensland election is a preview of the federal election, Labor should be quaking in its boots.

Why Queenslanders should say no to 4-year parliamentary terms

Crikey March 17, 2016 6 Comments

If the upcoming Queensland referendum passes, the state will only become more unstable.

Results of Qld council elections will ripple through federal, state politics

Alex Mitchell February 12, 2016 1 Comment

When council election day comes around on March 19, voters will be asked to take part in a referendum.

New Chief Justice closes unpleasant chapter in Qld judicial history

New Chief Justice closes unpleasant chapter in Qld judicial history

Alex Mitchell September 11, 2015 6 Comments

Catherine Holmes has been sworn in as Queensland Chief Justice, ending the term of controversial chief justice Tim Carmody.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey August 21, 2015 3 Comments

Warren Entsch feels the love ... a new job for Sco Mo ... The Sex Party pulls out ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey August 5, 2015 1 Comment

Sophie Mirabella more interested in dinner than Indi ... Victorian Young Labor suit up for weekend's conference ... Can Do Campbell gets his moment in the sun ...

Poll Bludger: why Baird hit pay dirt, and Newman hit plain dirt

Poll Bludger: why Baird hit pay dirt, and Newman hit plain dirt

William Bowe June 3, 2015 3 Comments

A new report sheds light on the tale of two very different elections. One, a Coalition triumph. The other ... not so much.