Michelle Grattan speaks with Nicholas Klomp about the week in Australian politics.
Tim Nicholls said the introduction of a youth curfew in the WA suburb of Northbridge 'saw a dramatic drop in crime and a reduction in the anti-social behaviour of young people'. Is that right?
With Labor having largely defused the Adani issue, debate on Twitter in the final weeks of the 2017 Queensland election campaign has come to focus chiefly on the role of One Nation.
The Queensland government pays a higher interest rate than Queensland mortgage holders. Plans for both urban and rural rejuvenation need to start with fixing government finances.
Malcolm Turnbull's cancellation of next week's House of Representatives sitting has been received sceptically by Queensland 'soft' voters, but they still prefer him over Bill Shorten/
In the upcoming Queensland election all major parties are talking up public investment in energy generation. But are these policies paying heed to climate science?
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson said the Safe Schools program contained 'highly explicit material' that is being 'directed at young children'. We asked the experts to look at the facts.
Psychological abuse of intimate partners is a public health problem, and is not well-regulated by the law.
The failed attempt to reinstate land clearing regulations in Queensland has prompted 'panic clearing', pushing Australia into the global top-ten deforesters.
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.
Major voter concerns for North Queensland reflect the expectations that minor party preferences will determine the election outcome.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson said 'up to 21 fathers' are taking their lives in Australia every week. Is that accurate?
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 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.
The big ticket resources projects of the past decade have not delivered as hoped for regional Queensland. New approaches are needed.
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%.
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.
The Palaszczuk government has achieved better outcomes than the last two Queensland governments.