Day 17 of the Queensland election campaign

WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED:

* Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk: made a bumpy boat ride to Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef before returning to Cairns.

* Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls: visited Woodhill State School in the Scenic Rim Region and campaigned in Toowoomba North. He will fly to tonight.

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WHAT LABOR TALKED ABOUT:

* Ms Palaszczuk made a string of commitments including plans to establish an elite counter-terrorism unit and recruit 3700 teachers to cope with population growth across the state.

* Queensland Labor also pledged $1.73 million to fight carbon emissions from the Great Barrier Reef island resorts

"We need to make sure that we're doing everything we can to address the impacts of climate change but also to protect the Great Barrier Reef." - Annastacia Palaszczuk

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WHAT THE LNP TALKED ABOUT:

* Mr Nicholls promised to hire 535 police officers across the state over four years, including a new anti-drone task force.

"These additional frontline officers form part of the LNP's commitment to provide police with the resources they need to keep Queenslanders safe." - Tim Nicholls.

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WHAT MADE NEWS:

* One Nation's candidate for Lytton, Suzanne Black, claimed she was stitched up after a photograph taken by a Labor volunteer purportedly captured her handing out LNP how-to-vote cards.

* Ms Palaszczuk refused to rule out sending Queenslanders back to the polls if the November 25 vote delivered a hung parliament, while Mr Nicholls refused to say whether he would accept One Nation's support in forming government.

* One Nation state leader Steve Dickson claimed it was Mr Nicholls who hatched the plans to sack 14,000 public servants and offload public assets while he was treasurer, despite warnings from premier Campbell Newman.

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