Australian Elections 2004

Queensland state government defeated in anti-austerity vote

By Mike Head, 2 February 2015

In an unprecedented political reversal, the Liberal National Party is poised to lose office just three years after coming to power in a landslide victory.

Australian politics in upheaval after election shock in Queensland

By James Cogan, 2 February 2015

A definite pattern has emerged in Australian political life where elections, at both the federal and state level, have an entirely negative character.