Day 18 of the Queensland election campaign


WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED:* Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk: continued campaigning in far north Queensland, starting in Cairns before travelling to Proserpine and then flying back into Brisbane.* Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls: also started the day in Cairns with a morning radio interview blitz before travelling to Tully and then stopping in …

Day 9 of the Queensland election campaign

WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED: * Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk: kicked off day nine of the campaign in Mackay, before she made her way by plane to Toowoomba. * Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls: spent most of the day north of Brisbane stopping off at Pine Rivers and Caboolture, before returning to the …

Day 7 of the Queensland election campaign

* Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk: started the morning on the Gold Coast before visting the Daisy Hill Koala Sanctuary south of Brisbane.* Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls: spent most of the day north of the Gold Coast spruiking his commitment to build “second M1” before stopping in the Lockyer Valley.–WHAT LABOR TALKED …

Queensland election 2017: Rolling coverage of the election campaign

PREMIER Annastacia Palaszczuk has moved her campaign to the Gold Coast, where she has revealed the medal designs for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.After attending a charity fundraiser organised by Games body GOLDOC last night, she unveiled the indigenous design medals this morning at the Star Casino with LNP Surfers Paradise …

Queensland election 2017: Rolling coverage of day five of the campaign

ANNASTACIA Palaszczuk has continued to dismiss a secret government report into a coal-fired power station for North Queensland today as she was grilled on the issue on local radio while campaigning in Rockhampton this morning.Ms Palaszczuk took a swipe at the media for “selective reporting” on the report before pointing …

Queensland election 2017: Rolling coverage of the campaign

QUEENSLAND premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she does not believe the opposition leader was oblivious to a smear campaign over her partner’s work on Adani. In an election bombshell, Ms Palaszczuk on Friday pledged to veto a $1 billion federal loan for the controversial Carmichael coal mine, saying her government would …

Queensland election campaign quotes

* “We support the resources sector in this state. It contributes about $2 billion to the Queensland economy. That’s a lot of money.” – Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk* “You do not support the biggest coal mine ever built in the history of this country while the world is moving away from …

Queensland premier gripped by election campaign setbacks

Queensland’s premier is struggling to reassert her election campaign with the pressure rising on her decision to veto a loan to Adani and chaos erupting on the hustings.Annastacia Palaszczuk’s major announcement about future-proofing the Bruce Highway today turned into an extended half-hour grilling about Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.The premier continued …