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.
With Queensland's scheme for returning stolen wages to Indigenous workers set to wrap up shortly, victims are still being forgotten or under-compensated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Adani might have state government approval for its new mine, but that doesn't mean it's a done deal.
Matthew Condon has provided proof of Joh Bjelke-Petersen's corruption and criminal behaviour.