Queensland election 2020

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Head of Queensland LNP Women warns of party's 'culture of anger and mistrust'
Exclusive: In email to fellow officials after election loss, Jenny Goodwin warns disciplinary process leads to ‘accusation of bullying’

Ben Smee

30, Nov, 2020 @4:30 PM

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'What is our raison d'etre?': Queensland's LNP struggles with identity crisis after election drubbing
With 29 of the 34 elected LNP MPs white men, new leader David Crisafulli faces an uphill battle to appeal to a diverse electorate

Ben Smee

13, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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One Nation failure in Queensland's election doesn't mean race relations are better | Melinda Mann for IndigenousX
Covid may have distracted many voters from Pauline Hanson but there’s been no let up in the targeting of Indigenous people

Melinda Mann for IndigenousX

10, Nov, 2020 @7:01 AM

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'Calling Clive out': how Queensland Labor countered Palmer's death tax lies and won
The party believes its blunt response nullified the mining magnate’s $4m-plus anti-Labor election campaign

Ben Smee

06, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Ministers pay tribute to Christine Holgate – as it happened
Holgate says she regrets that the decision to give watches ‘caused so much debate and distraction’; Deb Frecklington quits as Queensland LNP leader. This blog is now closed

Elias Visontay (now) and Josh Taylor (earlier)

02, Nov, 2020 @8:27 AM

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'Wake up and smell the coffee': LNP members demand urgent talks after Queensland election disaster
Liberal National party now only holds four seats in Brisbane – and struggled in regional areas

Ben Smee

01, Nov, 2020 @6:50 AM

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Crown sits easy on the head of Annastacia Palaszczuk, three time-winner
The ‘accidental premier’ has proved it was no accident when she won a third historic term at Saturday’s Queensland election

Ben Smee

01, Nov, 2020 @4:42 AM

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Queensland election: Greens take at least two city seats – including Jackie Trad's
Former deputy premier and treasurer’s seat of South Brisbane was the only seat lost by Labor on election night

Ben Smee

01, Nov, 2020 @12:55 AM

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Queensland election: Annastacia Palaszczuk wins historic third term
Labor holds on to regional Queensland seats and strengthens grip on south-east of state in result that could see increased majority

Ben Smee, Graham Readfearn and Amy Remeikis

31, Oct, 2020 @2:02 PM

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Annastacia Palaszczuk first woman to win three consecutive terms – as it happened
Postal and pre-poll votes remain crucial to final count as Labor leads in south-east marginals and Greens topple Jackie Trad. This blog is now closed

Amy Remeikis

31, Oct, 2020 @1:18 PM

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Complexities and contradictions: making sense of Queensland's election
As voters head to the polls on Saturday, the path to an election victory in Queensland relies on bringing together voices on some of Australia’s most divisive issues

Ben Smee and Graham Readfearn

30, Oct, 2020 @7:00 PM

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‘We’re losing $6m a day’: Queensland's tourism industry pleads for more attention
As mining and manufacturing preoccupy major party leaders, tourism operators say state’s Covid border restrictions have them struggling to survive

Aaron Smith in Cairns

30, Oct, 2020 @2:51 AM

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