Qld Employment Minister Grace Grace hits back at Courier Mail accusations she’s given up: @Qldaah #qldpol






Queensland’s new Employment Minister Grace Grace has denied claims by The Courier Mail that she has given up on youth unemployment across the state. In a Tweet published on Friday night, a defiant Ms Grace said, “I will never give up on jobs for Qld young unemployed.” Ms Grace also stated that she was, “completely quoted out of context”. Completely […]






Julie Bishop promotes jewellery for Liberal Party donor: @Qldaah #auspol #qldpol






The jeweller, the retailer and the foreign minister. How a blue opal necklace linked Julie Bishop to Liberal Party donors and sparked the war over the abolition of Sunday penalty rates. Foreign minister Julie Bishop has modelled an opal collier for one of the Liberal Party’s donors at the launch of the taxpayer funded program, “G’Day USA”. The […]






An archive of The Courier Mail’s front pages during 2015 #qldvotes – #qldpol: @Qldaah






On August 22, 2014, The Courier Mail wrote, “THE Courier-Mailwas (sic) last night crowned Australia’s metropolitan daily Newspaper of the Year at the prestigious PANPA industry awards”: Courier-Mail wins Newspaper of the Year 2014 at PANPA awards. The Courier Mail supporting material to the Liberal National Party (LNP) in the 2015 Qld election campaign More of Ros Bates' […]






Certa bonum certamen: Tony Fitzgerald renames ‘bullying cowards’ @couriermail the ‘Craven Mail’ #qldpol






On Tuesday night, Queensland’s pre-eminent corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald used his introduction to the biannual “Tony Fitzgerald Lecture” at Griffith University by Professor David Bayley to fight back against the The Courier Mail’s latest attack on his credibility. Having supplied a pre-scripted speech to the media before taking to the podium, Mr Fitzgerald surprised everyone when […]






Did The @CourierMail misrepresent Dr Chris Davis? #qldpol: @Qldaah






There’s always an exception to the rule. In Queensland, it’s former Liberal National Party (LNP) member Dr Chris Davis. Elected to the seat of Stafford in 2012, Davis took on the role of assistant health minister in the Newman Government. He was a critic, albeit quiet, of the former Beattie and Bligh Labor governments over […]






Bad press, poll shock cloud Rudd’s bid for Griffith






 By Jan Bowman September 3, 2013 When I wrote my first profile of Griffith, Kevin Rudd was still a backbencher and the electorate was apparently the safest Labor seat in Queensland. By the time I submitted my second piece, he was prime minister again and Griffith was the focus of national media attention. I could […]