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Stolen wages: reparation schemes continue to under-compensate and ignore victims

Stolen wages: reparation schemes continue to under-compensate and ignore victims

With Queensland's scheme for returning stolen wages to Indigenous workers set to wrap up shortly, victims are still being forgotten or under-compensated.

Sidelined right-wing Labor faction — and Cameron Dick — creating havoc for Palaszczuk govt

Sidelined right-wing Labor faction — and Cameron Dick — creating havoc for Palaszczuk govt

The talk around Queensland Labor circles is that a prominent cabinet member is making mischief inside the tent. Labor insider Ben Chiefly has the goss.

Poll Bludger: Labor takes the reins of a minority govt in Qld

Poll Bludger: Labor takes the reins of a minority govt in Qld

Despite ominous warnings from the LNP of the "chaos" that could be caused by overzealous crossbenchers, Labor has formed minority government fair and square. And the Queensland Parliament in no stranger to minority governments.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Obeid and his OAM ... Mamamia labelled amateur in fashion war ... Liberals rewrite history in Asia ...

iSentia index: presidential-style politics with Abbott closing in

iSentia index: presidential-style politics with Abbott closing in

Tony Abbott got almost as much press as the Prime Minister this week, as the presidential-style campaign hits its stride.

Beattie’s so sorry for everything

Beattie’s so sorry for everything

Crikey readers have their say on News Corp and what Labor can gain from Peter Beattie.

Keane on week 1: atavism, ATMs and voodoo bullshit

Keane on week 1: atavism, ATMs and voodoo bullshit

Week one of the election campaign saw the parties revert to type. But nothing has changed the fact that the Coalition looks set for a narrow win.

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Now we find out how the recruitment of Peter Beattie came about. Plus other bite-sized morsels of the campaign.

Peter Beattie is the anti-politician Rudd and Labor need

Peter Beattie is the anti-politician Rudd and Labor need

Brisbane-based political analyst Dr Mark Bahnisch says Peter Beattie was the original Kevin Rudd -- a charismatic Queensland politician who ruled through personality, not politics.

Beattie boosts Labor, whatever the election outcome

Beattie boosts Labor, whatever the election outcome

Whatever Peter Beattie's relationship with Kevin Rudd, his entry to federal politics boosts Labor.