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Queensland government pledges to work towards a treaty

Queensland government pledges to work towards a treaty

Good morning, early birds. The Queensland government has pledged to work towards a treaty with the state's Indigenous people, and Labor and retirees argue that the government’s $600 million deeming rate changes are insufficient. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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.

Queensland shock’s cabinet reshuffle shows factional sands are shifting

Queensland shock’s cabinet reshuffle shows factional sands are shifting

Most considered Mark Furner was not even in the running for a cabinet position, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly. But his defection to Labor Forum was incredibly stealth.

Another headache for Palaszczuk, as Agriculture Minister falls on her scythe

Another headache for Palaszczuk, as Agriculture Minister falls on her scythe

Annastacia Palaszczuk has another cabinet reshuffle on her hands after it was revealed Leanne Donaldson was not paying rates and was driving an unregistered car. It could be tricky to keep all the factions happy, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Case closed: experts loudly back decriminalisation of abortion in Qld

Case closed: experts loudly back decriminalisation of abortion in Qld

Doctors’ professional bodies have spoken out loud and clear in favour of the decriminalisation of abortion in Queensland, write Caroline de Costa, professor of gynaecology, and Heather Douglas, professor of criminal law.

Bushland threatened by Noel Pearson’s tree-clearing crusade

Bushland threatened by Noel Pearson’s tree-clearing crusade

Pearson and his followers are battling to retain Campbell Newman's laissez faire approach to land-clearing, much to the dismay of other indigenous leaders, writes freelance journalist Greg Roberts.

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.

Adani coal mine still faces two big legal hurdles

Adani coal mine still faces two big legal hurdles

Adani might have state government approval for its new mine, but that doesn't mean it's a done deal.

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.

Honeymoon’s over for Qld Labor as polls return startlingly different results

Honeymoon’s over for Qld Labor as polls return startlingly different results

Are the voters of Queensland happy with the new Queensland government? It's very hard to say.