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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    The Liberal National Party says Queensland's unemployment rate is higher than Victoria's, despite the lockdown there. What are the facts?
     16 October 2020
    With the Queensland election just a fortnight away, the Liberal National Party has hit out at the Labor Government's record on employment, claiming the sunshine state's unemployment rate was worse than Victoria's. Is that correct?
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    Saving Wellington's civic square is crucial to the capital's culture
    16 Oct: Saving Wellington's civic square is crucial to the capital's culture... more
    Matt Canavan says mining employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?
    16 Oct: Liberal National Party senator Matt Canavan says the mining industry employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?... more
    Labour's doing its best to turn Whanganui red
    16 Oct: Labour's doing its best to turn Whanganui red... more
    Jacinda Ardern is on track for victory in New Zealand's election. But she was almost at risk of being a one-term PM
    15 Oct: Jacinda Ardern's fame has soared as she has led her country through several crises. But this weekend New Zealand voters will decide if she should remain Prime Minister for another term and she will not be able to rely on just her large social media follow... more
    The company that started a chocolate milk frenzy, has been bought outright by its co-owner
    15 Oct: The company that started a chocolate milk frenzy, has been bought outright by its co-owner... more
    Green Party Co-leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson have given their final pitch to supporters and volunteers on Auckland's K Rd
    15 Oct: Green Party Co-leaders James Shaw and Marama Davidson have given their final pitch to supporters and volunteers on Auckland's K Rd... more
    Australian Government says it has seen 'no evidence to support' espionage charge against writer Yang Hengjun in China
    15 Oct: The Australian Government says it is "disappointed and deeply concerned" Chinese authorities have decided to prosecute Australian writer and democracy activist Yang Hengjun.... more
    India's caste system is under scrutiny after the mysterious cremation of an alleged rape victim
    14 Oct: A 19-year-old woman on the lowest rung of the Hindu caste system was attacked by men further up the social hierarchy. After she died from her injuries, the State Government hired a PR firm to push the line the woman had not been raped.... more
    People are being reminded of the intention of the cannabis referendum
    14 Oct: People are being reminded of the intention of the cannabis referendum... more

     Most Popular Recent Politics News
     01 Oct: The Green Party is promising to make tech and the internet accessible to all ... if it's re-elected +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     01 Oct: The tech industry says it's the perfect time for New Zealand's political parties to focus on it +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     07 Oct: Legalising cannabis would benefit the ways young people are educated about its use +++++++++++++++
     13 Oct: And another encouraging sign - this time for the international student sector +++++++++++
     03 Oct: The current laws don't deter a vast majority of students from using cannabis ++++++++++
     02 Oct: The Ministry of Education says it's working with Ormiston Primary to address its rapid growth +++++++++
     12 Oct: Concerns we may be 'failing our youth' after new research shows one in five students haven't been able to access healthcare when needed  +++++++++

     Politics NewsLinks
      25 Oct: Should we fear fake news in our politics? (RadioNZ)
      24 Oct: Baby steps but young candidates keen to make big strides (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Oct: How kamala harris highlights what women in politics face (BBCWorld)
      20 Oct: Covid: what the tier rules say about the split between science and politics (BBCWorld)
      19 Oct: Election 2020: what does it take to bring national back from the dead (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: Let's start working now towards a referendum on tax in 2023 (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: Covid-19: unexpected nz arrivals inject new irritation into australian politics (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Oct: Goodbye winston peters - it was never dull (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    International:
    Facebook blocks user for nudity in photos of Indigenous Vanuatu ceremony 5:46

    Environment:
    Almost 29,000 homes in southeast Queensland - including 7,000 in Brisbane - have been left without electricity because of extreme thunderstorms 21:57

    Law and Order:
    An investigation's underway following a firearms incident near Lake Rotoma east of Rotorua earlier today 21:17

    International:
    Is the United States too far gone to save from COVID-19? Here's what the experts say 19:37

    Motorsports:
    Motorsport expert Bob McMurray hopes to see a passing of the baton moment in IndyCar tomorrow morning  18:57

    Rugby League:
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary believes his side's slow starts could inject a bit of confidence ahead of tonight's NRL grand final in Sydney 18:37

    Rugby League:
    While he's not losing sleep over the man many consider to be the greatest, Ivan Cleary has Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith on his mind ahead of tonight's NRL grand final 18:07

    Law and Order:
    A baby has died after emergency services were called to a house in Hamilton this morning 17:27

    Living & Travel:
    New Warriors coach Nathan Brown's still waiting to get into the country 17:07

    Business:
    A leading motorsport analyst believes Scott McLaughlin's success will carry over to IndyCar 16:37

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