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What Campbell Newman did next: the making of an unlikely Queensland libertarian
The ousted premier is back on the campaign trail, running for a Senate seat. Can he catapult a niche party to national relevance?

Ben Smee

01, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Can Queensland’s LNP avoid a backlash over assisted dying as vote nears?
With parliament set to vote on a euthanasia bill, conservative MPs could find themselves at odds with the electorate

Ben Smee

04, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Labor questions whether Coalition let Pauline Hanson take credit for $8m grant to Rockhampton hospice
Labor’s Murray Watt asks Senate why One Nation leader announced the funding when electorate held by Nationals MP Michelle Landry

Paul Karp

01, Sep, 2021 @5:06 AM

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Rightwing Australian politicians use Covid lockdowns to promote challenge to Liberal party
John Ruddick and Ross Cameron join Liberal Democrats while former Queensland premier Campbell Newman resigns from LNP

Anne Davies

27, Jul, 2021 @4:28 AM

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Resistance in the ranks: any nudge by Morrison towards net zero by 2050 will be a tough sell to LNP
Australia’s prime minister is under pressure to act on climate change, but resolutions ahead of LNP convention show strong opposition

Katharine Murphy Political editor

20, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Coalition’s Queensland women set to highlight growing policy divide in party
LNP women’s conference will rally support for an anti-abortion bill, urge more action on Brittany Higgins’s allegations and push against quotas

Amy Remeikis

18, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Queensland LNP candidate Jim Bellos apologises for offensive posts about female journalist
Bellos, a policeman, made the Facebook posts in 2017 in relation to an off-air exchange between two presenters

Ben Smee and Amy Remeikis

14, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Barnaby Joyce and allies in battle to stop retirement of George Christensen
MP is one of three supporters of the deputy prime minister departing from the Nationals party room

Amy Remeikis

13, Jul, 2021 @8:04 AM

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Andrew Laming ‘does not deserve’ to be committee chair, Labor members say
Letter signed by Lisa Chester, Ged Kearney and Joanne Ryan calls on PM to sack MP from parliamentary committee role

Sarah Martin

02, Jun, 2021 @8:32 AM

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Andrew Laming defends fresh funding to organisations run by LNP branch president
Exclusive: The Liberal MP did not disclose any conflict of interest when he previously awarded grants of more than $20,000 to the same groups

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

30, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘Beyond politics’: Queensland Labor MPs to get conscience vote as voluntary euthanasia laws unveiled
‘For many, this will be the most important work this parliament will do,’ Annstacia Palaszczuk says

Ben Smee

18, May, 2021 @3:05 AM

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George Christensen to retire at next election blaming ‘broken’ state of Australian politics
Even from the backbench the Nationals MP could prove a handful for the government due to his outspoken views on topics including abortion

Paul Karp

22, Apr, 2021 @11:07 AM

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