Federal Election 2010

Thu 2 Sep 2010

Seat of Flynn under investigation

Seat of Flynn under investigation

THE seat of Flynn has become embroiled in a ballot bungle with an investigation now underway into the incorrect handling of 452 postal votes.

Tue 31 Aug 2010

Flynn vote probe underway

Flynn vote probe underway

BREAKING:An investigation is underway into the incorrect handling of 452 early votes in the seat of Flynn.

Mon 30 Aug 2010

Independents' backgrounds to help

Independents' backgrounds to help

THE election race for the seat of Flynn is far from over, with counting of votes to resume today after a break over the weekend.

Sat 28 Aug 2010

Bob Katter, up close and personal

THE Bob Katter persona you've seen and read about everywhere this week is, well, pretty close to the real thing.

Thu 26 Aug 2010

Labor seat taken for granted

Labor seat taken for granted

BILL Ludwig says a broken election promise from 2004 demonstrates why Labor's long-time domination of Capricornia has been bad for the region.

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.

Flynn not to be declared for weeks

Flynn not to be declared for weeks

THE result for the seat of Flynn has still not been decided. As yet there is no clear winner between Chris Trevor and Ken O'Dowd.

O'Dowd sorry about crashed phone

O'Dowd sorry about crashed phone

LNP Member-elect for Flynn Ken O'Dowd has issued an apology for not being able to return hundreds of congratulatory calls after his mobile phone crashed.

Tue 24 Aug 2010

Truss, Katter feud may decide fate

Truss, Katter feud may decide fate

THE fierce feud between National Party deputy leader Warren Truss and big-hatted Independent Bob Katter may decide whether Labor or Coalition wins government.

ALP mining tax 'dead in the water'

ALP mining tax 'dead in the water'

IT looks as if Labor's mining tax in its current form is as good as dead and buried.

O’Dowd: 'Mining tax helped win'

O’Dowd: 'Mining tax helped win'

THE new Member-elect for Flynn, the LNP’s Ken O’Dowd, claimed resources tax helped him to victory, although mining communities strongly backed Labor.

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.

'Abbott has promised nothing'

'Abbott has promised nothing'

LABOR'S lone ranger in regional Queensland, Kirsten Livermore, fears crucial projects for Capricornia such as Rockhampton's $67m cancer centre will be dropped.

Landry vows to stand again

Landry vows to stand again

A BUOYANT Michelle Landry yesterday vowed to stand again as the LNP's candidate for Capricornia at the next election.

Greens' role elates candidate

Greens' role elates candidate

CAPRICORNIA Greens candidate Paul Bambrick was “over the moon” yesterday, excited by the prospect the party will play a pivotal role at national level.

Sun 22 Aug 2010

Livermore fears for projects

Livermore fears for projects

KIRSTEN Livermore fears crucial projects for Capricornia, such as Rockhampton’s new cancer centre, will be dumped if Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister.

Livermore battles 7% swing

Livermore battles 7% swing

KIRSTEN Livermore will hold Capricornia despite a big swing against the sitting Labor member.

Ken O'Dowd wins Flynn

Ken O'Dowd wins Flynn

NATIONAL Party's Ken O'Dowd was declared the winner of the Flynn electorate last night, not even two hours after polls closed.

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.

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