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George Brandis has flagged a demerger for the LNP in Queensland, calling his colleagues ‘very, very mediocre’

Federal attorney-general George Brandis has told a senior Liberal Party powerbroker that Queensland’s conservative opposition is “very, very mediocre” and hinted that the Liberals may look at splitting from the Nationals in the state. The Queensland senator’s private conversation with Victorian Liberal Party boss Michael Kroger was captured on microphone […]
George Brandis has flagged a demerger for the LNP in Queensland, calling his colleagues ‘very, very mediocre’
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Liberal defector Ian Macfarlane’s plan to join the Nationals is in tatters

Queensland’s merged Liberal National Party (LNP) has rejected a push by former Abbott government minister Ian Macfarlane to defect from the Liberals to the Nationals, saying it was “not in the best interests of the party”. The 60-year-old farmer and MP for Groom was dumped as industry minister when Malcolm […]
Liberal defector Ian Macfarlane’s plan to join the Nationals is in tatters