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The Palmer United Party received almost $26 million in political donations from businesses owned by its leader Clive Palmer in the 2013-14 financial year, Australian Electoral Commission figures show.
Sunshine Coast detectives are investigating a violent weekend home invasion and armed robbery at Noosaville.
Townsville's three incoming new ALP members of Parliament say they are excited and humbled after Saturday's Qld election results.
The LNP candidate for Warrego, Ann Leahy, says she will be keeping herself busy as she waits for the final count of the south-west Queensland seat.
Bill Byrne, the re-elected Member for Rockhampton, in central Queensland, says Labor's stunning election result was foreseeable.
The Gold Coast will have at least nine LNP representatives in the next Queensland Parliament.
All the city's conservative MPs appear to have been returned to office but with considerably reduced margins and LNP newcomer, Sid Cramp is leading on primary votes in the hinterland seat of Gaven.
The Labor candidate for the north Queensland seat of Whitsunday, Brownyn Taha, says the mood is tense as the final votes are counted in one of the state's closest races.
It is straight down to business today for the four far north Queensland Labor MPs who some have dubbed the "awesome foursome''.
Labor won the seats of Cairns, Barron River, Cook and Mulgrave on Saturday night, with swings of between 13 and 20 per cent.
Peter Greste's relieved family say their son is "very happy to be on his way home" after being released from jail and deported from Egypt, but will not rest until his Al Jazeera colleagues are free.
A Brisbane man who has parodied outgoing Queensland Premier Campbell Newman for the past four-and-a-half years retires his Twitter account live on ABC radio.
Queensland's parliamentary speaker Fiona Simpson announces she will contest the LNP leadership, as the election result still hangs in the balance.
Queensland's outgoing Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney is expected to resign his leadership position within the LNP today.
The huge swing against the governing Liberal National Party in the Queensland election has left rural voters stunned, and concerned about the future of the state's primary industries.
A hung parliament in Queensland is still a possibility with tight contests underway in three seats even as the Labor Party says it is optimistic it will win the 45 seats needed to govern without the support of crossbenchers.
Facing a stunning defeat in the Queensland election, Premier Campbell Newman and the LNP are among those left pondering what went wrong.
A man jumps overboard from a burning boat after its engine catches fire in waters off the Gold Coast.
Queensland voters have delivered the Greens their highest vote ever in a state election, the party says.