Federal Election 2010

Wed 25 Aug 2010

Katter ready for payback

Katter ready for payback

INDEPENDENT MP Bob Katter is bunkered down in Canberra with fellow independents Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott.

MP disputes QR sale claims

MP disputes QR sale claims

AN IPSWICH MP has questioned Premier Anna Bligh’s attempt to downplay the role of asset sales in Labor’s federal election battering in Queensland.

Mon 23 Aug 2010

Wyatt refuses to claim victory

Wyatt refuses to claim victory

WYATT Roy may have been the focus of national media attention yesterday but he was still refusing to claim victory.

Wyatt Roy is a Twitter star

Wyatt Roy is a Twitter star

YOUNG gun LNP candidate Wyatt Roy – the “new Justin Bieber” – can add Twitter to his status as a rising political star.

MP vows to win public after swing

MP vows to win public after swing

LABOR'S Bernie Ripoll easily held on to the seat of Oxley, despite a five per cent swing to the Liberal National Party.

Sat 21 Aug 2010

Labor's Neumann holds on in Blair

Labor's Neumann holds on in Blair

SHAYNE Neumann has officially claimed victory for the ALP in the seat of Blair.

Thu 19 Aug 2010

Tax religious groups: candidate

Tax religious groups: candidate

IS it time to tax people doing God's work? Rockhampton’s Steve Jeffery thinks so.

Dawson debate gets heated

Dawson debate gets heated

NO love was lost as Dawson's election candidates exchanged blows during the Daily Mercury's Great Debate which went right down to the wire last night.

Battle for Blair: Joshua Olyslagers

Battle for Blair: Joshua Olyslagers

GOT a burning question for Family First candidate for Blair, Joshua Olyslagers? Join in on our live blog chat now.

Wed 18 Aug 2010

Hendra fear sparks initative

Hendra fear sparks initative

THOUGHT of her vet husband becoming a statistic of the Hendra virus was enough for Kelly Reardon to interrupt Federal LNP Member Bruce Scott’s warm beverage.

Abbott attacks mining tax in Rocky

Abbott attacks mining tax in Rocky

UPDATE: OPPOSITION leader Tony Abbott is campaigning in Central Queensland this morning after landing in Rockhampton overnight.

‘Respect your vote'

‘Respect your vote'

DESPITE the urging of ex-Labor leader Mark Latham, Australian voters are being urged to take the time to fill their ballot papers in correctly.

Tue 17 Aug 2010

PM unfazed by Brunker beat-up

PM unfazed by Brunker beat-up

UPDATE: PRIME Minister Julia Gillard visited Mackay Tuesday morning and reiterated her support for ALP Dawson candidate Mike Brunker.

Mon 16 Aug 2010

Labor tipped to lose Qld seats

PUNTERS are now predicting that Labor will lose four or five Queensland seats at Saturday's poll.

Battle for Blair: Shayne Neumann

Battle for Blair: Shayne Neumann

ALP candidate for Blair, Shayne Neumann took your questions in a live blog chat today.

Battle for Blair: Patricia Petersen

Battle for Blair: Patricia Petersen

GOT a burning question for Greens candidate for Blair, Patricia Petersen? Join in on our live blog chat now.

Fri 13 Aug 2010

Battle for Blair goes online

Battle for Blair goes online

DO you have a burning question for a local candidate?

Thu 12 Aug 2010

Punters back Labor for win

Punters back Labor for win

A $200,000 bet on Labor to win the 21 August election has plunged the head-to-head market even further.

Wed 11 Aug 2010

Touring pollies pop into Ipswich

Touring pollies pop into Ipswich

YOU know an election is just around the corner when the number of out-of-town politicians popping into Ipswich for the visit becomes a daily occurrence.

Tue 10 Aug 2010

‘Marriage is not okay for gays'

‘Marriage is not okay for gays'

AN Ipswich political hopeful fighting for the seat of Blair says he will fight for gay marriage to remain illegal in Australia.

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