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Topic: Joh Bjelke-Petersen
Lady Flo, dead at 97, should be remembered for more than pumpkin scones

Lady Flo, dead at 97, should be remembered for more than pumpkin scones

Lady Flo has died, apparently along with mainstream memory of the Bjelke-Petersens' legacy of hatred and corruption.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Spies everywhere ... so much for the tough cop ... is Rockpool closing down? ...

Poll Bludger: has Palaszczuk already secured a second term?

Poll Bludger: has Palaszczuk already secured a second term?

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

Campaign to vindicate Joh’s crooked cop too little, too late

Campaign to vindicate Joh’s crooked cop too little, too late

A Queensland QC is trying to exonerate one of the top cops associated with the reign of Queensland premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Knocking off the hillbilly dictator: Joh’s corruption finally comes out

Knocking off the hillbilly dictator: Joh’s corruption finally comes out

Matthew Condon has provided proof of Joh Bjelke-Petersen's corruption and criminal behaviour.

Crikey list: politicians who have sued media outlets for defamation

Crikey list: politicians who have sued media outlets for defamation

For all our politicians profess a love of free speech, here are some of our elected representatives who decided to cash in on a media that might have been a little too free ...

Poll Bludger: will Newman pull a Kennett on Saturday?

Poll Bludger: will Newman pull a Kennett on Saturday?

Remember when the Queensland LNP campaign was unrelentingly positive? That phase appears to be over ...

Mayne: Queensland privatisation will not be mired in corporate cronyism

Mayne: Queensland privatisation will not be mired in corporate cronyism

Calm down -- privatising some state assets does not mean Bjelke-Petersen-style brown paper bags of cash.

Shades of Sir Joh in Tony Abbott’s decision to snub media in Iraq

Shades of Sir Joh in Tony Abbott’s decision to snub media in Iraq

Crikey readers have their say on the Queensland election, the practice of political figures snubbing journalists and other issues of the day.

Patter and Kalmer: all hat, all battle

Patter and Kalmer: all hat, all battle

While superficially similar, there's a key difference between Bob Katter and Clive Palmer. Palmer, despite his buffoonery, is an experienced political mind. And Katter is just mad.