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Labor goes for diversity over the coronation of King Bill

Labor goes for diversity over the coronation of King Bill

Labor's campaign launch emphasised that the economy needs to deliver for working people. But many working people remain unconvinced, because their dissatisfaction is wider than that.

Poll Bludger: is One Nation going to take over the Qld govt?

Poll Bludger: is One Nation going to take over the Qld govt?

Several interesting political developments have converged on Queensland to create the perfect storm ahead of the next state election.

LNP’s gay Brisbane candidate backs same-sex marriage plebiscite

LNP’s gay Brisbane candidate backs same-sex marriage plebiscite

The historic contest for the federal seat of Brisbane shows just how far both major parties have come, according to Liberal candidate Trevor Evans. Evans was tapped in April to run as the Liberal National Party candidate for the seat of Brisbane after the surprise retirement of sitting member Teresa Gambaro earlier this year. Evans […]

Meet Labor’s ex-army gay candidate for Brisbane Pat O’Neill

Meet Labor’s ex-army gay candidate for Brisbane Pat O’Neill

Labor's candidate, Pat O'Neill hung up his army gear for the first time in 18 years on Thursday, and donned a suit to mark his first week campaigning.

Catching Obamania in a hot and bothered Brisbane

Catching Obamania in a hot and bothered Brisbane

The President of the United States sure knows how to put on a show. Freelance journalist James Rose is suitably impressed by the Magic of Obama.

Far from the G20’s cool corridors of power, protesters sweat it out, unheard

Far from the G20’s cool corridors of power, protesters sweat it out, unheard

Freelance journalist James Rose talks to the protesters of the G20 -- whose voices of dissent were mostly ignored by the media in favour of President Obama cuddling a koala.

Crikey Clarifier: what is the G20 and why should we care?

Crikey Clarifier: what is the G20 and why should we care?

This year's G20 summit in Brisbane is fast approaching, with meetings occurring throughout Australia in the lead-up to the big event. Crikey intern Toli Papadopoulos finds out what all the fuss is about.

They’re hot and bothered in Griffith, but not for these candidates

They’re hot and bothered in Griffith, but not for these candidates

The good people of Griffith aren't very excited about Saturday's byelection to replace Kevin Rudd -- if they know about it at all. James Rose walked the heat-hazed streets to take the pulse.

A sting in the tail for the winner of Longman

A sting in the tail for the winner of Longman

Freelance journalist James Rose visits the Queensland seat of Longman and finds that whether pint-sized MP Wyatt Roy holds on or not, victory might not be all it's cracked up to be.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

Seven won last night's programming comfortably, with ABC's Clive James interview the only other option that came close.