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STATE OF PLAY IN QUEENSLAND’S PARLIAMENT

Premier: Annastacia Palaszczuk (Labor)

Opposition Leader: Tim Nicholls (LNP)

Parliament 93 seats: Labor – 43; Liberal National Party – 35; Katter’s Australian Party – 2; One Nation – 0; Independent – 1; Undecided – 12

Predictions: Labor 47, LNP 41, KAP 3, One Nation 1, Independents 2.

State of parliament before election:

Parliament 89 seats: Labor 42, LNP 41, KAP 2, One Nation 1,Independents 3.

Retirees – 7. Speaker Peter Wellington. LNP: Lawrence Springborg, Jeff Seeney, Ian Rickuss, Verity Barton. ALP: Bill Byrne and sacked Labor MP Billy Gordon.

Changes leading into 2017 election:

– Boundaries redrawn in early 2017 creating four extra seats.

– Six brand new seats and multiple with significantly changed boundaries.

Minimum number of seats needed to win government outright – 47