Are ghosts lurking in Queensland's Parliament House?

Story Published: 24 Mar 2015

PLENTY of political careers have died there - but Queensland Parliament House holds more than one skeleton in her...

Editors Picks, Ghosts, Haunted, Parliament

NSW opens arms and borders to Syrian refugees

Story Published: 12 Sep 2015

MEMBERS of parliament from across the political spectrum have made it official that NSW will welcome Syrian refugees with...

Asylum Seekers, Australia, Aylan Kurdi, Editors Picks, Nswpol, Nsw Politics, Parliament, Refugees, Resettlement

LNP keeps surgery wait time guarantee with help of Gordon

Story Published: 20 May 2015

THE LNP has handed the government its first defeat in the hung parliament, winning its motion to keep the surgery wait...

Billy Gordon, Editors Picks, Lnp, Parliament, Queensland Politics, Surgery Wait Times

Strike set to put Parliament in the toilet

Story Published: 17 Aug 2015

POLITICIANS could be confronted with some dirty toilets later this week, after the Parliament House cleaners went on strike...

Cleaners, Parliament, Parliament House, Strike

Tough new bail laws have ‘no effect’ on remand population

Story Published: 22 Aug 2015

BAIL reforms have had no impact on a 32% increase in remand centre populations across NSW over the past two years.

Bail, Courts, Crime, Editors Picks, Nsw Politics, Parliament, Police, Remand, Safety, Statistics

Billy Gordon slams Lawrence Springborg as political grub

Story Published: 27 Apr 2015

QUEENSLAND MP Billy Gordon has fired a blistering salvo at Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg, describing him as a...

Editors Picks, Parliament, Politics, Queensland Politics

Parliament praises the legacy of Malcolm Fraser

Story Published: 23 Mar 2015

POLITICIANS across the political spectrum have remembered former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser during a day in parliament...

Editors Picks, Malcolm Fraser, Parliament

Labor and LNP finally agree on Renewable Energy Target

Story Published: 18 May 2015

FEDERAL Parliament will now view legislation after the Coalition and Labor parties finally reached an agreement on the...

Energy, Parliament, Politics, Renewable Energy Target

Bipartisan support for NSW plastic bag ban

Story Published: 15 Aug 2015

POLITICIANS from both sides of NSW politics have backed a call to ban single-use plastic bags.

Ban, Editors Picks, Environment, Law, Litter, Nsw Politics, Parliament, Plastic Bags, Pollution, Recycling, Rubbish

RBA Governor's appraisal of the economy a positive one

Story Published: 21 Sep 2015

RBA Governor Stevens gave a broadly positive account of the Australian economy in his appearance before the House of...

Economy, Glen Stevens, Parliament, Rba, St George

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