Queensland Election 2020



LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Time for the north to build the new

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Time for the north to build the new

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Revealed: Hung parliament threat looms over election

Premium Content Revealed: Hung parliament threat looms over election

The Queensland election remains on a knife’s edge, with an exclusive Newspoll...

Queensland borders could open November 1

Premium Content Queensland borders could open November 1

Transport Minister Mark Bailey defends Healy’s ‘baby bonus’ slur

Harrup Park: LNP arena pledge triggers funding squabble

Premium Content Harrup Park: LNP arena pledge triggers funding squabble

The LNP today committed matched funds to the long-awaited Great Barrier Reef Arena...

CAMPAIGN HIGHLIGHTS: Busy day on the election trail in CQ

Premium Content CAMPAIGN HIGHLIGHTS: Busy day on the election trail in CQ

Our election candidates were in overdrive today trying to capture the attention of...

$15m pledge for major Northern Beaches community project

Premium Content $15m pledge for major Northern Beaches community project

Queensland election candidate throws support behind extra services for growth...

Investigation as multiple ballot boxes come open

Premium Content Investigation as multiple ballot boxes come open

Authorities are investigating five instances of sealed ballot boxes containing...

Complaint lodged over Labor’s bus at Gladstone booth

Premium Content Complaint lodged over Labor’s bus at Gladstone booth

“The Electoral Act 1992 regulates the size, quantity and placement of election...

New $5.5m ambulance station promised for North Rockhampton

Premium Content New $5.5m ambulance station promised for North Rockhampton

Recognising that North Rocky’s Ambulance Station stands in the path of the...



‘Priceless’: Former minister pokes fun at her LNP successor

Premium Content ‘Priceless’: Former minister pokes fun at her LNP successor

Former LNP Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey has taken to Facebook to poke fun at her...

Coast candidates reveal their stance on big issues

Premium Content Coast candidates reveal their stance on big issues

Candidates reveal position on key issues, from abortion to fast rail

‘They won’t listen’: Crime victims say LNP plan won’t work

Premium Content ‘They won’t listen’: Crime victims say LNP plan won’t work

Victims of crime have weighed in on contentious teenage curfew policy

REPLAY: Maroochydore candidates go head to head

REPLAY: Maroochydore candidates go head to head

Submit your questions now for the live debate from 6.30pm

LNP’s $7m pledge to fix dodgy Lowood to Fernvale road

Premium Content LNP’s $7m pledge to fix dodgy Lowood to Fernvale road

IF successful, tenders will be sent out within the first 100 days.

Please explain where Pauline is

Premium Content Please explain where Pauline is

Qld election: Please explain where Pauline Hanson is

Baby Bonus to blame for Qld’s youth crime crisis: Labor MP

Premium Content Baby Bonus to blame for Qld’s youth crime crisis: Labor MP

Baby Bonus, breakdown of families feeding Qld youth crime: MP

YOUR SAY: Croc cull plan ignores ecology and cultural history

Premium Content YOUR SAY: Croc cull plan ignores ecology and cultural...

Fires rages around the planet and you cry out 'kill the crocodiles'


Growers call for parties to commit to lower power prices

Premium Content Growers call for parties to commit to lower power prices

“Successive Queensland Governments have used the electricity network as a cash cow and a form of farm business taxation...”

Rockhampton: A tale of two stadiums

Premium Content Rockhampton: A tale of two stadiums

When two governments promised to build two different stadiums it opened up a can of worms.

CHEERS AND JEERS: Pauline’s election visit to Fraser Coast

Premium Content CHEERS AND JEERS: Pauline’s election visit to Fraser Coast

Here’s what the One Nation leader had to say about the feeling on the ground in Hervey Bay

One Nation’s plan to tackle drug abuse and homelessness

Premium Content One Nation’s plan to tackle drug abuse and homelessness

Pauline Hanson called in to Hervey Bay with a promise to address homelessness in the region and commitment for a detox unit

TAFE EXPANSION: LNP returns fire with $7.5m pledge

Premium Content TAFE EXPANSION: LNP returns fire with $7.5m pledge

LNP steps up to challenge to back CQUniversity trade expansion.

Independent has how-to-vote cards rejected by ECQ

Premium Content Independent has how-to-vote cards rejected by ECQ

The Electoral Commission of Queensland claimed the cards could ‘mislead and deceive’ voters.

Sacked miner welcomes pledge for more labour hire protection

Premium Content Sacked miner welcomes pledge for more labour hire protection

Extra frontline inspectors will protect labour hire mine workers in regional Queensland under a Labor Government.

Surprise packets shine at Maroochydore debate

Premium Content Surprise packets shine at Maroochydore debate

Some may have expected a race between two but a pair of political newcomers gave a display which left plenty to ponder.

‘PIE IN THE SKY’: Opposition hits back at Labor’s Bruce plan

Premium Content ‘PIE IN THE SKY’: Opposition hits back at Labor’s Bruce plan

Two very different highway plans have been presented to voters ahead of the upcoming Queensland Election

Plan to crack down on wage theft and labour hire providers

Premium Content Plan to crack down on wage theft and labour hire providers

Labor pledges more frontline inspectors to fight wage theft and weed out dodgy labour hire providers.

REPLAY: Redlands candidates go head to head

Premium Content REPLAY: Redlands candidates go head to head

Two candidates for the marginal seat of Redlands in the upcoming election will go head to head today in a debate 12pm AEST today. WATCH THE LIVESTREAM HERE.

Eight things we learnt from Maroochydore debate

Premium Content Eight things we learnt from Maroochydore debate

ANALYSIS: Voters have been given an up close look at the people vying for their support to become the next Maroochydore State MP.

Mirani candidate ‘not hiding’ about living in Mackay

Premium Content Mirani candidate ‘not hiding’ about living in Mackay

Shane Hamilton says he is more focused on delivering for the Mirani region than playing ‘cheap politics’.

Stakes high as leaders go head to head in People’s Forum

Premium Content Stakes high as leaders go head to head in People’s Forum

Annastacia Palaszczuk and Deb Frecklington will go head to head as they take questions from undecided voters during next week’s People’s Forum.

Townsville residents back Deb’s bold curfew plan

Premium Content Townsville residents back Deb’s bold curfew plan

Cops would be rounding up children and forcing them into refuges under a controversial LNP curfew plan if the party was to win government next weekend.

Revealed: Regions major parties are most under pressure

Premium Content Revealed: Regions major parties are most under pressure

Analysis of the two leaders’ campaigns so far have revealed the regions where each party is feeling confident... and where they’re slipping.

Parents to cop $250 fine if kids break curfew

Premium Content Parents to cop $250 fine if kids break curfew

More details have been revealed about a controversial LNP pledge to introduce a curfew for Townsville’s youth if they’re elected to government.

Former Brisbane mayor named in lobbying complaint

Premium Content Former Brisbane mayor named in lobbying complaint

A second complaint has been made to the Queensland’s corruption watchdog, as a lobbying scandal embroiling the Palaszczuk Government on the eve of the election deepens.

Second Bruce roadblock: ‘Which part do we rip up to fund it?’

Premium Content Second Bruce roadblock: ‘Which part do we rip up to fund...

A Labour plan to build a second Bruce Highway has been smacked down by the Deputy Prime Minister who says the only way to pay for it is to take funding from existing...

Where Mackay candidates stand on arena project

Premium Content Where Mackay candidates stand on arena project

QLD ELECTION: Compare the strategies of those chasing your vote.

ELECTION PITCH: Candidates vie for your vote

Premium Content ELECTION PITCH: Candidates vie for your vote

The NewsMail asked Bundaberg and Burnett candidates why constituents should vote for them, here are their answers.

Revealed: Mackay’s missing Qld election candidates

Premium Content Revealed: Mackay’s missing Qld election candidates

It might be time to send out a search party for these candidates.

Greens candidate promises free health care, better education

Premium Content Greens candidate promises free health care, better education

‘We will pay for our plans by making big mining corporations, banks and developers pay their fair share in tax’

Landry challenges Labor Senator over Rocky rail yard sale

Premium Content Landry challenges Labor Senator over Rocky rail yard sale

Labor’s new plan to purchase the former Aurizon rail yard site to reboot rail manufacturing has stirred up bad memories and old animosities.

Candidates face-off in battle for Maroochydore

Premium Content Candidates face-off in battle for Maroochydore

Candidates vying for the seat of Maroochydore have shown views from all walks of life at Wednesday night's election debate. WATCH THE REPLAY