Anna Bligh

Tough times for a polarising premier

From council amalgamations to Elizabeth Quay, power prices to ballooning debt, Colin Barnett faces criticism whichever way he turns.

Labor’s ‘socialist’ model spells poll doom

Canberra has ‘plagiarised’ a successful Queensland development approach.

Bligh will stick with Barnett on GST

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh says any plan by the state's opposition to form a breakaway COAG bloc with NSW and Victoria beggars belief.

Skilled workers must go west: Woodside

Western Australia's business leaders, including Woodside's Peter Coleman, said today the state needs to focus on meeting its own skilled labour needs, as Queensland Premier Anna Bligh swooped on the s

Bligh unveils QR’s blue-chip board

An experienced blue-chip board that includes former Wesfarmers finance director Gene Tilbrook and Shell Australia chairman Russell Caplan has been named to prepare Queensland-based QR National for its ASX listing.