To the surprise of most commentators, Labor looks set to form government in Queensland. Not so surprised was Brian Costar, professor of politics at the Swinburne Institute for Social Research. He talks to Peter Clarke about what went wrong for the Liberal National Party.
Queensland: how it happened and what it means
1 February 2015
As the count continues on the day after the election, Inside Story’s election analyst Brian Costar talks to Peter Clarke about a remarkable result and its national repercussions
Peter Clarke is a Melbourne-based webcaster, writer and educator who teaches at RMIT and Melbourne universities. He pioneered national talkback on Australian radio as the inaugural presenter of Offspring (now Life Matters) on ABC Radio National.
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