December 2019

Published a story 6th Dec 2019 2:00 PM

Liberal National MPs have been allowed a conscience vote on any voluntary-assisted-dying legislation, but backing a Bill might not be without consequences.

MPs warned about euthanasia choice

Liberal National MPs have been allowed a conscience vote on any voluntary-assisted-dying legislation, but backing a Bill might not be without consequences.

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 5:09 AM

Union claims of Queensland Health’s failure to negotiate on key areas of concern, including job security and investment in apprentices and trainees, triggered a 24-hour strike by maintenance staff.

Qld Health ‘fails’ that saw 300 staff strike

Union claims of Queensland Health’s failure to negotiate on key areas of concern, including job security and investment in apprentices and trainees, triggered a 24-hour strike by maintenance staff.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 10:05 AM

Deb Frecklington has given into pressure and apologised for “inappropriate” and “racist” comments by three young party members in two online videos.

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington apologises for 'racist' videos

Deb Frecklington has given into pressure and apologised for “inappropriate” and “racist” comments by three young party members in two online videos.

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 9:13 AM

Hundreds of Queensland Health maintenance staff will walk off the job for 24 hours today over ‘sham contracting and the failure to invest in apprentices’.

Health staff strike: ‘Miles from a fair go’

Hundreds of Queensland Health maintenance staff will walk off the job for 24 hours today over ‘sham contracting and the failure to invest in apprentices’.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 3:39 PM

THE Opposition has come under fire after a Young LNP chair was captured laughing at “racist” comments in a video that’s now been widely circulated on Facebook.

'Disturbing on many levels': Premier slams LNP video

THE Opposition has come under fire after a Young LNP chair was captured laughing at “racist” comments in a video that’s now been widely circulated on Facebook.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2019 5:50 PM

The State Government, Sunwater and Seqwater were last week found to have exacerbated the 2011 floods that destroyed thousands of homes. So what happens next?

What’s next for billion-dollar flood disaster class action

The State Government, Sunwater and Seqwater were last week found to have exacerbated the 2011 floods that destroyed thousands of homes. So what happens next?

Published a story 2nd Dec 2019 5:17 AM

Months after the State Government abandoned its catch-and-kill program, we reveal just how many sharks are being hooked near the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Monster sharks hooked near tourism hotspot

Months after the State Government abandoned its catch-and-kill program, we reveal just how many sharks are being hooked near the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

November 2019

Published a story 29th Nov 2019 3:34 PM

Adani’s royalties deal has been delayed again, casting doubt on how much the Indian miner will pump into Queensland’s economy, once the mine is running.

More uncertainty as Adani royalties deal delayed

Adani’s royalties deal has been delayed again, casting doubt on how much the Indian miner will pump into Queensland’s economy, once the mine is running.

Published a story 28th Nov 2019 3:31 PM

The State Government has today introduced legislation to outlaw gay conversion therapy, with anyone found guilty to face up to 12 months behind bars.

Year behind bars for controversial therapy

The State Government has today introduced legislation to outlaw gay conversion therapy, with anyone found guilty to face up to 12 months behind bars.

Published a story 27th Nov 2019 3:49 PM

High-profile comedian and TV host Andrew Denton has challenged Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to find the political will to act on an issue close to his heart.

Comedian throws down gauntlet to Premier on death

High-profile comedian and TV host Andrew Denton has challenged Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to find the political will to act on an issue close to his heart.

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