The Coalition now trails 48-52% on the two-party vote – the best result for it since April last year.
Bill Shorten has taken a further step toward opposing the proposed Queensland Adani coal mine.
Politics Podcast: Matt Canavan on divorce in the LNP and discipline in the Coaliton.
Nationals cabinet minister Matt Canavan doesn't agree that breaking up the Queensland LNP would solve any problems politically.
The Adani project is already a stranded asset, and definitely not worthy of taxpayer support, or the risks to the Chinese of any involvement.
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.
Here's what it means for Queensland, Australia and the world if the mine goes ahead.
Major voter concerns for North Queensland reflect the expectations that minor party preferences will determine the election outcome.
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.
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.
Whichever major party 'wins' the Queensland election will likely be forced into tricky negotiations with minor parties to form government.
There are telltale signs when regard for the facts of the matter is sacrificed to 'truthiness' to win a political debate.
Politics Podcast: Darren Chester on the infrastructure spending spree.
Darren Chester says there is too much hyper-partisanship in Australian politics.