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Major parties lay out their election-year plans. How will they get your vote?

The next state election is now a year away, with Labor and the LNP honing their campaigns. We’re keen to know what you want them to focus on.

Matt Dennien
Matt Dennien


King George Square-off: Both sides share blame for city’s summer hellscape

Both Labor and the LNP left us with the King George Square mess. It’s time to end the blame game and fix it.

Cameron Atfield
Cameron Atfield


After the Voice, the LNP’s lean, mean division machine finds a new gear

David Crisafulli has sought to differentiate his party’s state team from the brutal politics of their federal counterparts. Then, he embraced it.

Matt Dennien
Matt Dennien



Crime & Courts

Birthday parties have proved real superspreaders.

‘Great waste of time and money’: Birthday GIF drama exposed by commission

The Queensland public service is mired in a new and unusual controversy after a GIF posted in a group chat was deemed racist and sexually provocative.

  • by Sean Parnell
The victims - Cory Breton and Iuliana Triscaru.

Toolbox murderer jailed by flawed evidence, court told

One of three men jailed for torturing and murdering two Qld drug dealers, whose bodies were found in a toolbox, has appealed against his convictions.

  • by Rex Martinich


Brisbane 2032 Olympics

Serena with sister Venus after winning the doubles at the London Olympics in 2012.

There are Olympic sports ... and then there are golf, tennis and cricket

Debate around which sports warrant inclusion reignites every time the International Olympic Committee rules that one is either in or out.

  • by Emma Kemp
The red-brick, heritage-listed buildings currently occupied by East Brisbane State School.

‘Reality is a bit different’: Parents react to relocation of Brisbane school

Parents are less than impressed by new plans for East Brisbane State School, which is being forced out of its heritage-listed buildings by the Gabba rebuild.

  • by Tony Moore

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