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Inside Can Do’s party: sequins mix with mild applause, no free booze and restraint all round

Inside Can Do’s party: sequins mix with mild applause, no free booze and restraint all round

If the LNP did send out a memo about being gracious in victory, Clive Palmer didn’t get it. Kellie Riordan headed along to Campbell Newman's celebrations.

Queensland result a disaster for everyone, not just ALP

Queensland result a disaster for everyone, not just ALP

Everyone's had a go at describing the magnitude of Queensland Labor's loss over the weekend. This isn't good news for anyone, least of all the voters of Queensland.

Labor decimated in Queensland

Labor decimated in Queensland

Crikey media wrap: "Can-do" Campbell Newman "can did" on the weekend, leading the Liberal-National Party to a crushing victory of Queensland Labor and winning a likely 78 seats in a 89-seat parliament.

Benjamin Law: infiltrating ‘Can Do’ country amidst chants ‘n’ chinos

Benjamin Law: infiltrating ‘Can Do’ country amidst chants ‘n’ chinos

One thing is clear from yesterday's LNP launch: the policy vacuum problems that hounded Campbell Newman have seemingly disappeared. Benjamin Law reports from "Can Do" country.

Qld needs a hero … is it Can Do Campbell?

Qld needs a hero … is it Can Do Campbell?

Forget "clear air" for Julia Gillard, finally the Queensland election can have its time in the sun. And the LNP got in fast with an unusually early campaign launch at the Brisbane Convention Centre yesterday.

Newspoll: 59-41 to LNP in Queensland

Newspoll: 59-41 to LNP in Queensland

Anna Bligh’s government continuing to give Kristina Keneally’s a run for its money in the unpopularity stakes. From an already dismal starting point, Labor’s primary vote has slumped a further three points to a new low of 26%, reports William Bowe.

Did ALP state govts impact the federal vote?

Did ALP state govts impact the federal vote?

One of the big questions post-election is whether ALP state party parliamentary performance impacted ALP results in the federal election. Possum Comitatus examines the data.

Poll Bludger’s election 2010 preview: Brisbane, the young and the restless

Poll Bludger’s election 2010 preview: Brisbane, the young and the restless

Poll Bludger's tour of the Australian electoral map today takes us to south-east Queensland, where new polling shows Labor is in some strife.

King: Give Bligh daylight savings and she’ll sell that too

King: Give Bligh daylight savings and she’ll sell that too

What happened to the women that Queenslanders voted in? asks Madonna King. Premier Anna Bligh sold off all the state's assets and now is trying to escape scrutiny by talking about trivial issues.

Why is Bligh so private?

Why is Bligh so private?

It was politically irrational and not economically explainable why Anna Bligh would privatise major public assets like Queensland Rail. So why do it? What purpose does a state government have? asks Mark Bahnisch.