A chain used for land clearing is dragged over a pile of burning wood on a drought effected property near St George, Queensland.
AP Image/Dan Peled
The failed attempt to reinstate land clearing regulations in Queensland has prompted 'panic clearing', pushing Australia into the global top-ten deforesters.
Jobs have been a constant theme of the Labor government’s campaign for a second term in Queensland.
Queensland Labor claimed it has 'created 122,500 jobs – more than four times the number of jobs created under the Newman-Nicholls government'. Is that right? We asked the experts.
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation will contest ten of 12 northern electorates.
Major voter concerns for North Queensland reflect the expectations that minor party preferences will determine the election outcome.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson, federal leader Pauline Hanson, and one of the party’s Queensland election candidates, Tracey Bell-Henselin.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson said 'up to 21 fathers' are taking their lives in Australia every week. Is that accurate?
Annastacia Palaszczuk appears to have neutralised the Adani coal mine as a campaign issue.
Twitter activity over the first two weeks of the Queensland election campaign shows good support for Labor and a slowdown of the Adani debate.
The return to a full preferential voting system in Queensland might increase informal voting and backfire on Labor.
The real reason for Labor's return to full preferential voting was to assist them in garnering preferences from the Greens - but it may end up strengthening the LNP.
Most of the jobs in regional Queensland’s mega projects are only temporary.
The big ticket resources projects of the past decade have not delivered as hoped for regional Queensland. New approaches are needed.
Malcolm Turnbull is trying to manage the unfolding crisis from a distance during his Asia trip.
Newspoll has delivered a sweeping new setback to Malcolm Turnbull, with a big cut in his 'better prime minister' rating and Labor increasing its two-party lead to a massive 55-45%.
Given their negativity toward the major parties, some soft voters in Queensland are looking seriously at minor party alternatives.
Undecided voters are dismayed by the quality of Queensland's political leadership.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
Politics podcast: swinging into the Sunshine State’s election
The pundits are reluctant to place bets on who will win Queensland's November 25 election.
Economic growth under the Palaszczuk government has outpaced the two previous Queensland governments.
The Palaszczuk government has achieved better outcomes than the last two Queensland governments.
Despite Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's veto of a loan to Adani, the company could still receive funds from a new government or via previous arrangements.
Politics Podcast: Kevin Rudd on avoiding Donald Trump.
Kevin Rudd now spends much of his time in the US, where he keeps a close eye on the unfolding Trump presidency.
Any appearance in the Queensland campaign by Malcolm Turnbull can be expected to be minimal.
People distinguish between levels of government when casting their votes. Nevertheless, a state result can reverberate federally, whether it is sending a protest or for other reasons. We only have to remember…
Annastacia Palaszczuk is seeking a second term as premier when the state goes to the polls on November 25.
Whichever major party 'wins' the Queensland election will likely be forced into tricky negotiations with minor parties to form government.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today called the state election for 25 November, about two months before the three-year anniversary of Labor’s shock win in January 2015. There will be 93 single-member…