Menu
News

Labor wins Redcliffe by-election with enourmous swing

NEW Redcliffe MP Yvette D'Ath says voters were far more angry with Queensland Premier Campbell Newman than with disgraced former MP Scott Driscoll, as she claimed victory in the by-election for the Queensland seat.

LNP candidate Kerri-Anne Dooley has conceded defeat in the Redcliffe by-election, north of Brisbane.

ABC election analyst Antony Green said Ms D'Ath "easily" won the by-election about 7:20pm (AEST).

He says that with more than 56 per cent of ballots counted, the projected two-party preferred swing is more than 16 per cent.

Ms Dooley says she has called Ms D'Ath to congratulate her on Labor's win.

Read more at ABC news online.

Topics:  campbell newman labor lnp scott driscoll yvette dath


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Region faces wild wind

DESTROYED: Half of the roof of the Moranbah home was ripped off from the 104km/h wind.

Moranbah residents say weather is worse than the cyclone.

Heroic rescue saves life

CLOSE CALL: Leslie Cruthers and Buddha at the spot the playful pup fell into the Nogoa River.

Kayakers rush to save dog walker clinging to riverbank.

National super star at age 13

Competing in Rotorua, New Zealand earlier this year.

Dingo local takes on international motocross competition.

Local Partners