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LNP out-promises Labor 'four-to-one' during campaign

Queensland premier Campbell Newman and his LNP members for the Sunshine Coast call a press conference at the Landsborough railway station after pledging to duplicate the railway between Landsborough and Beerburrum. (L-R) Steve Dickson, Fiona Simpson, Campbell Newman and transport minister Scott Emerson. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily
Queensland premier Campbell Newman and his LNP members for the Sunshine Coast call a press conference at the Landsborough railway station after pledging to duplicate the railway between Landsborough and Beerburrum. (L-R) Steve Dickson, Fiona Simpson, Campbell Newman and transport minister Scott Emerson. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily Brett Wortman

THE LNP has out-promised the ALP four-to-one in dollar terms during the state election campaign.

After Tuesday's ALP campaign launch and the LNP launch on Sunday, the broad figures for 2015 election promises are $5.340 billion from the LNP and $1.282 billion from Labor.

These costs are based on the main promises made by each of the major parties.

There are additional promises made by candidates in individual seats, sometimes with no indication of where the money would come from.

The Greens have promised $170 million in solar start-up and research programs if they win government.

The Palmer United Party gave no costs for its election promises on Saturday. A spokeswoman said she would look for the costs.

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