Crikey November 22, 2017 12 Comments
You'd be forgiven for liking Bill Shorten solely for his stirring oratory abilities, but with the Coalition springing leaks, it's worth reminding yourself what Labor actually stands for. Lisa Divissi reports.
William Bowe November 14, 2017 13 Comments
One Nation's northern ride may be grinding to a halt as succession problems the ghost of the the preference deal continue to get in the way.
William Bowe May 15, 2017 11 Comments
To the extent that abortion’s technical status as a criminal offence remains, it's clearly the case that the law is running behind public opinion.
Crikey March 22, 2017 4 Comments
The Nationals have forgotten the lessons from the 1990s about fighting One Nation, and it will harm the Liberal Party in the long term, Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.
Crikey March 6, 2017 1 Comment
Post redistribution, no area is more critical for the Palaszczuk government than the Gold Coast, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
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.
Bernard Keane December 15, 2015 10 Comments
The failed defection of Ian Macfarlane is a win for Malcolm Turnbull but will exacerbate what will be a difficult relationship with the Nationals over climate policy.
William Bowe July 10, 2015 2 Comments
Maverick candidates have caused a lot of headaches for the LNP over the years, both in the states and federally. Now Queensland's state branch wants to do something about it.
Andrew Crook July 26, 2013
A candidate for the Liberal National Party in Queensland was found guilty of professional misconduct by the state's chief legal discipline body, Crikey has learned. David Lin says they were "clerical errors".
Andrew Crook February 1, 2013 11 Comments
Big political donors ditched Anna Bligh's failing government and put their money behind Campbell Newman's bid for the Queensland premiership, data from the AEC reveals.