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Annastacia Palaszczuk Back To Work Today

The vote count will resume in electorates across Queensland on Monday, with a dozen seats still undecided after Saturday's poll.

Annastacia Palaszczuk says she will be back at work on Monday, confident of winning the 47 seats needed to win a majority.

Her team has won 43 seats in the 93 seat parliament and is leading in four of the undecided electorates, which would be enough to get it across the line.

However, a definitive result could still be several days away, as many seats will come down to preferences on pre-poll and postal votes, which are up significantly on the 2015 poll.

More than 800,000 people voting before election day, according to the Queensland Electoral Commission.

A spokeswoman said absentee votes, including those lodged in nine overseas booths, also proved a logistical problem with those needed to be transported to their electorates before they can be counted.

The count has also been complicated by One Nation's decision to preference the Greens last and all sitting MPs second last, and the reintroduction of compulsory preferential voting.

Of the undecided seats, Labor looks likely to claim Aspley in Brisbane's north and Gaven on the Gold Coast, as well as Cook in far north Queensland.

It is also neck and neck for second place with the Greens in the inner-Brisbane seat of Maiwar, a position that, if retained, should see the party wrest the seat from Shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson on preferences.

However, it has fallen behind in Bonney, on the Gold Coast and Pumicestone, north of Brisbane, which it had been hopeful of winning.

It also appeared set to lose Mirani in central Queensland to One Nation, while Townsville remained on a knife edge and the seat of Rockhampton, long a Labor stronghold, was at risk of falling to independent Margaret Strelow.

Meanwhile, Katter's Australia Party looks likely to pick up the seat of Hinchinbrook from the LNP although the party is ahead in Whitsunday, with Burdekin still too close to call.


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