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Australia Qld Labor blasts Palmer over 'fake news'

23:26  26 october  2020
23:26  26 october  2020 Source:   aap.com.au

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As Queensland Labor brings forward its election costings earlier than expected, these last few days of campaigning are unchartered territory, with the parties Exactly 47 seconds into the release of Labor 's election costings, Mr Dick launched into an attack against Clive Palmer — just over a minute into the

The Queensland Labor Party has written to Facebook and Twitter to demand the removal of posts by Clive Palmer 's United Australia Party (UAP) that claim Labor plans to introduce a death tax. A video featuring Mr Palmer 's wife Anna Palmer that claims Labor will introduce a 20 per cent death tax if it

Labor are seething about Clive Palmer's "fake news" texts to voters claiming they will introduce a death tax if elected in Queensland.

  Qld Labor blasts Palmer over 'fake news'

Mr Palmer's text messages warned voters on Monday that Labor would bring in a death tax.

The premier, cabinet ministers and party members all called it out as a lie.

Labor state secretary Julie-Ann Campbell sent an email to party members titled "Clive Palmer is a liar" late in the afternoon.

She claims Mr Palmer is working on behalf of the Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington.

"Clive Palmer is a liar, and he's using his billions to broadcast his fake news across the state," Ms Campbell said in the email, seen by AAP.

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- The latest Newspoll shows Labor 's lead over the Coalition shrinking to 51-49 on a two-party preferred vote. - However, both major parties' primary vote has dropped - Clive Palmer gave a passionate interview with Today, dismissing the polling for his party as " fake news " and boasting about his wealth.

Palmer ’s nephew, Clive Mensink is on the run in Europe from Interpol and Federal Police looking for Qld Nickel funds. Clive’s recent adventures in Two arrest warrants have been issued for Mensink to appear in the Federal Court in Brisbane over the collapse of Palmer ’s Queensland Nickel at

"If Deb Frecklington and the LNP don't answer to Clive Palmer, they need to call out his blatant disregard for the truth."

Labor released their costings on Monday, revealing they will need to save $270 million annually from the health budget until 2024 to meet their election commitments.

Treasurer Cameron Dick insisted that staff would not be cut to improve efficiency.

He also has another $317 million available for further stimulus or further election promises before Saturday's vote.

The release of costings five days out from the state election is designed to ratchet up the pressure on the LNP.

The opposition have insisted that they will not jump the gun on costings before they have made all their election pledges.

The LNP have also said they will not reveal their funding source for election promises either.

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Mr Palmer has expanded his border closure High Court challenge to include Queensland as he moves to Mr Palmer expressed confidence over the outcome of the proceedings saying he was “sure the premier Mr Palmer pointed to Western Australia as an example of Labor negativity, given the state

"Sounds like Labor's run out of ideas and run out of puff," Ms Frecklington chuckled.

"I'll release our costings when all of our announcements have been made, but before the leaders' debate and I've said that numerous times."

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is campaigning in the ultra-marginal seat of Whitsunday, held by former LNP MP Jason Costigan, on Tuesday morning.

Ms Frecklington will start her day on the hustings in Cairns.

The Electoral Commission of Queensland says 760,000 people have already voted.

Along with 880,000 postal voters, it means that almost half of Queensland's 3.3 million voters will case their ballots before polling day.

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