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Brisbane Times
Controversial Qld MP Pyne to run againsaid only in March that he had no intention of recontesting his seat, but said
Controversial Qld MP Pyne to run again
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 hours ago
said only in March that he had no intention of recontesting his seat, but said he had changed his mind after seeing how Queensland parliament was failing to represent the people. In the lead up to his resignation, Mr Pyne clashed with Deputy... Read more
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Perth Now
Shorten meets future Qld Premierto say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to w
Shorten meets future Qld Premier
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
to say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to wagging school on occasions to go and watch Queensland parliament in action. He had his hand up to ask a question during the town hall meeting and had wanted to ask Mr... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Shorten meets future Qld Premierto say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to w
Shorten meets future Qld Premier
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
to say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to wagging school on occasions to go and watch Queensland parliament in action. He had his hand up to ask a question during the town hall meeting and had wanted to ask Mr... Read more
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Herald Sun
Shorten meets future Qld Premierto say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to w
Shorten meets future Qld Premier
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
to say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to wagging school on occasions to go and watch Queensland parliament in action. He had his hand up to ask a question during the town hall meeting and had wanted to ask Mr... Read more
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Weekly Times
Shorten meets future Qld Premierto say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to w
Shorten meets future Qld Premier
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
to say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to wagging school on occasions to go and watch Queensland parliament in action. He had his hand up to ask a question during the town hall meeting and had wanted to ask Mr... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Shorten meets future Qld Premierto say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to w
Shorten meets future Qld Premier
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
to say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to wagging school on occasions to go and watch Queensland parliament in action. He had his hand up to ask a question during the town hall meeting and had wanted to ask Mr... Read more
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News.com.au
Shorten meets future Qld Premierto say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to w
Shorten meets future Qld Premier
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
to say I know you," he said. The Year 6 pupil from Bribie Island admitted to wagging school on occasions to go and watch Queensland parliament in action. He had his hand up to ask a question during the town hall meeting and had wanted to ask Mr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tree 'panic clearing' on Queensland properties revealed by satellite imageryindicate farmers could be moving to clear trees from their properties ahead of
Tree 'panic clearing' on Queensland properties revealed by satellite imagery
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
indicate farmers could be moving to clear trees from their properties ahead of new, tougher tree-clearing laws due before Queensland Parliament later this year. The ABC can reveal investigations are underway into 86 instances of "unexplained... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Byrne defends new drinking hoursin Queensland and across Australia," he said. "I could not be prouder of the o
Byrne defends new drinking hours
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
in Queensland and across Australia," he said. "I could not be prouder of the outcomes that we have brought forward to the Queensland Parliament, perhaps in many ways I would have liked to see a few more measures in place, but it's a good... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland's youth justice laws a 'marshmallow' approach, Opposition sayssays External Link: Qld Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 201
Queensland's youth justice laws a 'marshmallow' approach, Opposition says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
says External Link: Qld Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 Changes to youth justice laws passed in Queensland Parliament early this morning shows the Palaszczuk Government is soft on crime, the Opposition says. In addition,... Read more
11d
The Daily Mercury
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliamentBURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliament
The Daily Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
BURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament and ordered to apologise. The parliament's Ethics Committee on Friday released a report that found Mr Bennett had disclosed confidential draft recommendations to the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliamentBURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliament
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
BURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament and ordered to apologise. The parliament's Ethics Committee on Friday released a report that found Mr Bennett had disclosed confidential draft recommendations to the... Read more
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Queensland Times
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliamentBURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliament
Queensland Times / Posted 11 days ago
BURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament and ordered to apologise. The parliament's Ethics Committee on Friday released a report that found Mr Bennett had disclosed confidential draft recommendations to the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliamentBURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliament
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
BURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament and ordered to apologise. The parliament's Ethics Committee on Friday released a report that found Mr Bennett had disclosed confidential draft recommendations to the... Read more
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News Mail
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliamentBURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament
MP Stephen Bennett found in contempt of parliament
News Mail / Posted 11 days ago
BURNETT MP Stephen Bennett has been found in contempt of Queensland Parliament and ordered to apologise. The parliament's Ethics Committee on Friday released a report that found Mr Bennett had disclosed confidential draft recommendations to the... Read more
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11d
The Morning Bulletin
AGE OF CONSENT: Lauga supports controversial sex law changesfor lawful sexual activity in Queensland. The Member for Keppel has supported
AGE OF CONSENT: Lauga supports controversial sex law changes
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
for lawful sexual activity in Queensland. The Member for Keppel has supported the Bill, which was introduced into the Queensland Parliament this week, after the Palaszczuk Government received feedback from an expert panel considering the... Read more
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12d
News Mail
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expertcut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effe
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expert
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
cut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effect on the price households pay for power. Queensland Parliament passed legislation late on Wednesday night to merge Ergon and Energex into a single company, Energy... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expertcut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effe
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expert
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
cut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effect on the price households pay for power. Queensland Parliament passed legislation late on Wednesday night to merge Ergon and Energex into a single company, Energy... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expertcut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effe
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expert
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
cut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effect on the price households pay for power. Queensland Parliament passed legislation late on Wednesday night to merge Ergon and Energex into a single company, Energy... Read more
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Queensland Times
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expertcut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effe
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expert
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
cut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effect on the price households pay for power. Queensland Parliament passed legislation late on Wednesday night to merge Ergon and Energex into a single company, Energy... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expertcut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effe
Energy merger won’t reduce power prices: expert
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
cut overheads but an expert believes price deregulation will have a bigger effect on the price households pay for power. Queensland Parliament passed legislation late on Wednesday night to merge Ergon and Energex into a single company, Energy... Read more
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12d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nicholls proposes alternative job creation program in budget replyby targeting youth unemployment, Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls says. Mr Nicho
Nicholls proposes alternative job creation program in budget reply
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
by targeting youth unemployment, Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls says. Mr Nicholls has used his budget reply speech in Queensland Parliament to announce the LNP policy, Get Queensland Working. He said $50 million would be spent over four years... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Late-term abortion live births have increased: Dickhas increased over the past decade, but the procedure is only carried out if th
Late-term abortion live births have increased: Dick
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
has increased over the past decade, but the procedure is only carried out if the mother's life is in danger. With the Queensland Parliament being asked to decide on decriminalising abortion, following independent MP Rob Pyne's private member's... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Wellington kicked off Pyne investigationinto Cairns MP Rob Pyne amid allegations the Mr Pyne accessed the electronic da
Wellington kicked off Pyne investigation
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
into Cairns MP Rob Pyne amid allegations the Mr Pyne accessed the electronic data of a former MP. In a speech to the Queensland Parliament, Mr Wellington said he authorised the investigation after receiving material from Labor state secretary... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
QLD BUDGET: Labor throws lifeline to drought-hit farmersis currently drought-declared, with landholders experiencing financial hardship
QLD BUDGET: Labor throws lifeline to drought-hit farmers
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
is currently drought-declared, with landholders experiencing financial hardship. Treasurer Curtis Pitt also told Queensland Parliament today families on the land would not pay stamp duty when passing the family farm down to the next... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
QLD BUDGET: Labor throws lifeline to drought-hit farmersis currently drought-declared, with landholders experiencing financial hardship
QLD BUDGET: Labor throws lifeline to drought-hit farmers
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
is currently drought-declared, with landholders experiencing financial hardship. Treasurer Curtis Pitt also told Queensland Parliament today families on the land would not pay stamp duty when passing the family farm down to the next... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
REVEALED: The new crime gangs setting up in Toowoombabe they child sex predators, drug traffickers, boiler-room fraudsters or outlaw
REVEALED: The new crime gangs setting up in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
be they child sex predators, drug traffickers, boiler-room fraudsters or outlaw motorcycle gangs," Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said. Changes to the Criminal Organisations Act should be introduced to the Queensland Parliament by the end of Au... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Capricornia’s sole independent fights for rural roadsinto Capricornia from the west and travel through to other parts of the region.
Capricornia’s sole independent fights for rural roads
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
into Capricornia from the west and travel through to other parts of the region. "We've already had a petition tabled in Queensland Parliament by the local member Lachlan Miller of over 1400 names and we have the Mistake Creek Progress... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Forum sheds light on Multicultural Recognition Actand Implementing The Queensland Multicultural Recognition Act 2016, the forum f
Forum sheds light on Multicultural Recognition Act
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
and Implementing The Queensland Multicultural Recognition Act 2016, the forum follows the passing of the Act by Queensland Parliament in February. The forum opened with a Welcome to Country by Indigenous Elder Uncle Darby McCarthy,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Parliamentary hearing into labour hire industry launcheshearing in Mackay today. The union also lodged a submission to the Finance and
Parliamentary hearing into labour hire industry launches
The Daily Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
hearing in Mackay today. The union also lodged a submission to the Finance and Administration Committee of the Queensland Parliament, for their Inquiry into the Practises of the Labour Hire Industry in Queensland. The hearing today... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Religion in state schools 'soliciting' children- FEBRUARY 23: Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism and Major Events
Religion in state schools 'soliciting' children
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 days ago
- FEBRUARY 23: Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Kate Jones MP speaking in question time at Queensland Parliament on February 23, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Glenn Hunt/Fairfax Media) Photo: Glenn... Read more
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The North West Star
Katter backs kids in politicsat the 2016 Mount Isa Youth Parliament. BRIEF CHAT: KAP Member for Mount Isa R
Katter backs kids in politics
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
at the 2016 Mount Isa Youth Parliament. BRIEF CHAT: KAP Member for Mount Isa Rob Katter stops to chat with Speaker of the Queensland Parliament Peter Wellington at the 2016 Youth Parliament. Photo: Danaella Wivell Katter Australia Party Member... Read more
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The North West Star
Editorialremoved by two events I attended on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday I interv
Editorial
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
removed by two events I attended on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday I interviewed Neil Laurie, who is the clerk of the Queensland parliament. Don’t let the old-fashioned sound of the title “clerk” deceive you. Mr Laurie is no Dickensian... Read more
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Queensland Times
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Ele
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%
Queensland Times / Posted 26 days ago
lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Electricity Consumers (AEC), in a report to the Queensland Parliament last year, had claimed household power bills had increased 300% between 2006/7 and 2015/16. In the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Ele
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Electricity Consumers (AEC), in a report to the Queensland Parliament last year, had claimed household power bills had increased 300% between 2006/7 and 2015/16. In the... Read more
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News Mail
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Ele
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%
News Mail / Posted 26 days ago
lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Electricity Consumers (AEC), in a report to the Queensland Parliament last year, had claimed household power bills had increased 300% between 2006/7 and 2015/16. In the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Ele
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%
The Daily Mercury / Posted 26 days ago
lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Electricity Consumers (AEC), in a report to the Queensland Parliament last year, had claimed household power bills had increased 300% between 2006/7 and 2015/16. In the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Ele
Calls for power bills to be slashed by 40%
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
lose everything due to electricity price gouging." He said the Alliance of Electricity Consumers (AEC), in a report to the Queensland Parliament last year, had claimed household power bills had increased 300% between 2006/7 and 2015/16. In the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Peter Wellington wants Premier's promised political donations inquiry - nowparliament or federal politicians, or candidates...and that is not what we need
Peter Wellington wants Premier's promised political donations inquiry - now
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
parliament or federal politicians, or candidates...and that is not what we need." Mr Wellington said with numbers in the Queensland Parliament equal between the government and the opposition, and the cross bench holding the balance of power,... Read more
26d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cook MP Billy Gordon charged with drink drivingcharged with drink driving Photo: Former Labor and now independent Member for
Cook MP Billy Gordon charged with drink driving
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
charged with drink driving Photo: Former Labor and now independent Member for Cook, Billy Gordon, makes a statement at the Queensland Parliament in Brisbane, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Mr Gordon attempted to explain domestic violence and tax avoidance... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland poll shows Labor, LNP contest 'too close to call'to win the faith of Queensland voters. The government moved to put itself in a
Queensland poll shows Labor, LNP contest 'too close to call'
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
to win the faith of Queensland voters. The government moved to put itself in a better position to win the next election, by forcing compulsory preferential voting through the Queensland Parliament. The next election is due early 2018.0... Read more
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The North West Star
Clerk’s House to orderQueensland parliamentary clerk explains his functions on visit to the north-wes
Clerk’s House to order
The North West Star / Posted 27 days ago
Queensland parliamentary clerk explains his functions on visit to the north-west President of the Mount Isa Rotary Club Paul Johnson (left) welcomes Queensland Parliament clerk Neil Laurie to Mount Isa on Wednesday. The Youth Parliament in Mount... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Neil Laurie: In defence of freedom of speechIn my almost 15 years as the clerk of the Queensland Parliament, I have never f
Neil Laurie: In defence of freedom of speech
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
In my almost 15 years as the clerk of the Queensland Parliament, I have never felt the need to write to a newspaper. But John Harrison's article "Why politicians can say whatever they want, with no consequences", requires a response. The article... Read more
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The North West Star
Editorialthis situation should never be repeated. The federal parliament is in sore nee
Editorial
The North West Star / Posted 27 days ago
this situation should never be repeated. The federal parliament is in sore need of the same reform recently applied to the Queensland parliament: fixed four year terms with one addition: a maximum 30 day election campaign. Having said all that,... Read more
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The North West Star
Mount Isa’s youth parliamentarians gear up for showdowntheir concerns to Youth Parliament tomorrow morning. The Mount Isa Youth Parli
Mount Isa’s youth parliamentarians gear up for showdown
The North West Star / Posted 28 days ago
their concerns to Youth Parliament tomorrow morning. The Mount Isa Youth Parliament will be opened by the Speaker of the Queensland Parliament, Peter Wellington tomorrow morning. Students Sophie Greenhalgh and Ella Coghlan will be representing... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Katter jockeys for powerbroker rolepeople across Australia have grown tired of being kicked in the guts.’’ The KA
Katter jockeys for powerbroker role
The Courier Mail / Posted a month ago
people across Australia have grown tired of being kicked in the guts.’’ The KAP, with two members in the Queensland Parliament, has also announced candidates for regional seats, including high-profle economist Colin Dwyer, who... Read more
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Perth Now
Katter jockeys for powerbroker rolepeople across Australia have grown tired of being kicked in the guts.’’ The KA
Katter jockeys for powerbroker role
Perth Now / Posted a month ago
people across Australia have grown tired of being kicked in the guts.’’ The KAP, with two members in the Queensland Parliament, has also announced candidates for regional seats, including high-profle economist Colin Dwyer, who... Read more

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