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Qld court hears details of rent row death

The former girlfriend of a Brisbane man accused of killing his housemate in a dispute about rent says he complained while they were in bed about the alleged victim owing rent.

Hanson gets boost from Senate ballot draw

Pauline Hanson's chances of getting two of her One Nation colleagues over the line in the Senate have lifted with lucky ballot paper draws in Queensland and Western Australia.

Bill Shorten bristles at grilling on Adani

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is urging people not to "dumb down" the national jobs debate after bristling at yet another day of questions over his stance on the Adani coal mine.

Labor leading coalition, research shows

New research shows Labor remains on track to win the federal election as the coalition tries to defuse concerns about a controversial $80 million water buyback.